Events

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

In conjunction with the ‘Mysterious Miss Austen’ exhibition at the Discovery Centre, Winchester Tourist Guides are offering a guided walk to explore Jane Austen’s connections with Winchester, the...

Start date: 13/05/2017
End date: 22/07/2017
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
Workshops

In the 1940s, the museum discovered traces of wood-block printed wallpaper dating to the 1800s, when Jane Austen would have been living in the house. These fragments of wallpaper have been...

Start date: 28/05/2017
End date: 28/05/2017
Workshops

Tuesday 29th May, 11am - 5pm
FREE
Proteus Creation Space

Did you know that Jane Austen was born and lived in Hampshire, less than ten miles from Basingstoke?

What do you...

Start date: 29/05/2017
End date: 29/05/2017
Celebration

Join us at Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens in North Hampshire this June for our Jane Austen Ladies Luncheon.

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

The Friday Art Group at Bentley presents... Jane - her people and places.

A selection of paintings reflecting the life of Jane Austen. 6 - 19 June.

Start date: 06/06/2017
End date: 29/06/2017
Talks

Jane Austen and the Military

A presentation at Farnborough Library

Jane Austen includes several characters in her novels who are (or have been) in the military....

Start date: 06/06/2017
End date: 06/06/2017
Talks

A panel discussion exploring the legacy of Jane Austen 200 years after her death.  Who is she, and what have we done with her? 

The discussion is chaired by Louise West, co...

Start date: 08/06/2017
End date: 08/06/2017
Landscapes

On Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June, take a walk in the footsteps of Jane Austen as her beloved village and home, Chawton in Hampshire, opens its gardens.

The grounds of both Chawton...

Start date: 10/06/2017
End date: 11/06/2017
Performance

An evening of readings and chamber music by composers represented in the Austen family music books, including the Battle of Prague by Frantisek Kotzwara.  The programme will also feature a...

Start date: 10/06/2017
End date: 10/06/2017
Exhibitions

July 1817 saw two deaths: Jane Austen, at the time, was an English novelist with a solid but relatively modest success. Germaine de Staël was a long-standing superstar of pan-European intellectual...

Start date: 12/06/2017
End date: 24/09/2017

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