Stinking Fish of Southampton - Tea with the Austens "Jane Austen and Scandal"

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Event information
Location: Jane Austen Suite, Dolphin Hotel, 34-35 High Street, Hampshire, Southampton, SO14 2HN
Start date: 30/09/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Start time: 16:00
End time: 17:30
Price: £6
Contact: Sarah Siddons Fan Club
Telephone: 023 8086 2882

Tea drinking was the height of fashion in 18th Century England.  Join us for tea, cake and a talk in the elegant surroundings of the Dolphin Inn, in the company of Clio O'Sullivan, University of Southampton and the Chawton Library.

Cream tea, and gossip, An Aunt on Trial, The Warren Hastings Scandal, Bankruptcy and the Powlett Affair!  The Austen Families involvement in the scandals of the day and the scandals in Jane's novel.

Tea includes: jams, scones and clotted cream served with tea or coffee.

This is part of the Southampton Jane Austen Festival - The Stinking Fish of Southampton.

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