Events

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
Location: Willis Museum, Sainsbury Gallery, Market Square, Basingstoke, RG21 7QD, United Kingdom
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
Location: Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
Exhibitions

This permanent exhibition was installed in 2010 to mark the bicentenary decade of Jane Austen’s heyday. The exhibition is situated beside her grave and tells the story of Jane’s life in Hampshire...

Start date: 01/02/2017
End date: 31/12/2017
Location: Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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
Location: Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
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
Location: Tylney Hall Hotel, Rotherwick, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 9AZ, United Kingdom
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
Location: Jane Austens House Museum, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SD, United Kingdom
Exhibitions

'Inspired by the Word' is an exhibition by contemporary artists celebrating the literature of Hampshire writers - Jane Austen, Edward Thomas and Gilbert White. Winchester Cathedral,...

Start date: 04/04/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Location: Winchester Cathedral, Chawton House Library, Red House Museum, Gilbert White's garden, Selborne, Petersfield Physic Garden, Petersfield Museum, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Exhibitions

Inspired by the Word is a collection of pieces of art by British artists, inspired by Hampshire’s great writers, Jane Austen, Gilbert White and Edward Thomas. The pieces will be on...

Start date: 14/04/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Location: Hampshire, United Kingdom
Celebration

As a lasting legacy to the 200th anniversary of Jane’s death, the Cathedral is inviting visitors to record their personal thoughts of what Jane Austen’s life and work has meant to them. This...

Start date: 15/05/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Location: Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
Performance

To mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, Audible presents an all-star dramatisation of the author’s light-hearted gothic satire, Northanger Abbey

Produced by Audible’s Grammy-...

Start date: 18/07/2017
End date: 31/12/2017
Location: United Kingdom
Talks

E.J. Clery gives a personal account of the research behind her ground-breaking dual biography of Jane Austen and her favourite brother Henry. When the £10 Austen banknote was announced by the Bank...

Start date: 28/09/2017
End date: 28/09/2017
Location: Chawton House Library, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ, United Kingdom
Exhibitions

Southampton Castle has been a feature of the landscape of the town since the 11th century.

This exhibition will explore the history of the castle, through archaeology, documentary evidence...

Start date: 30/09/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Location: Tudor House Museum, Bugle Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2AD, United Kingdom

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