Events

Exhibitions

Presented in partnership with Jane Austen’s House Museum, this landmark exhibition will explore the intriguing question – who is Jane Austen? The exhibition will look at the author’s work, life...

Start date: 13/05/2017
End date: 24/07/2017
Exhibitions

Jane Austen arrived in Winchester on 24 May 1817 to receive treatment for her illness. This exhibition offers a vivid snapshot of the city in that fateful year: the sights and sounds she would...

Start date: 13/05/2017
End date: 24/07/2017
Exhibitions

When Jane Austen felt unwell her first recourse would have been to consult an apothecary. Today we tend to think of apothecaries as a relic of the middle ages, a cross between a magician and an...

Start date: 03/06/2017
End date: 20/08/2017
Exhibitions

In her later novels, Jane Austen describes a new type of hero, one who has made his own fortune through hard work and intelligence.  The inspiration for the naval officers in Mansfield Park and...

Start date: 15/07/2017
End date: 20/09/2017
Exhibitions

Visitors to this exhibition may be surprised to learn that Jane Austen knew the town of Basingstoke well and attended dances in its Assembly Rooms.  Austen wrote about the world she knew, and that...

Start date: 29/07/2017
End date: 07/10/2017
Exhibitions

A permanent exhibition situated beside her grave in the north nave aisle of Winchester Cathedral. Read about Jane's birth and childhood in Steventon, the family's move to Bath, her return to...

Start date: 11/10/2016
End date: 31/12/2017
Experience

Standing beside the grave of Jane Austen and reflecting on the life of this great author is a moving experience. This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and...

Start date: 04/02/2017
End date: 04/11/2017
Experience

Enjoy a break away in the heart of Jane Austen Country as part of her 200th Anniversary celebrations at Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens. 

Start date: 01/03/2017
End date: 31/12/2017
Exhibitions

200 years after her death, Jane Austen in 41 Objects is a celebration of Jane Austen’s life. Jane was only 41 years old when she died in 1817, and Jane Austen in 41 Objects tells...

Start date: 03/03/2017
End date: 23/12/2017
Workshops

It was whilst living here in Chawton that Jane Austen wrote or revised all of her much-loved novels. Drawing inspiration from Austen’s novel Sanditon, this workshop will use a series of...

Start date: 01/04/2017
End date: 01/04/2017
Exhibitions

An exhibition exploring the differences between girls’ and boys’ education in Georgian England

The classical education offered to boys at public schools like Winchester College was...

Start date: 24/04/2017
End date: 21/08/2017
Trails

‘Three or four families in a country village is the very thing to work on…’ Jane Austen

Join us for a relaxed stroll through Jane Austen’s country village of Chawton.  Walk in Jane...

Start date: 06/05/2017
End date: 06/05/2017

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