Events

Talks

Join popular historian Rupert Matthews at Ringwood Library

 

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

This is not...

Start date: 12/06/2017
End date: 12/06/2017
Talks

Jane Austen and her Hampshire Family

A presentation at Fleet Library with The Jane Austen Society

Jane Austen was born at the rectory in Steventon, a little village in...

Start date: 13/06/2017
End date: 13/06/2017
Experience

Sitting With Jane is a Jane Austen inspired sculpture trail. The sculptures are all benches – each shaped like an open book - every design unique and hand-painted by a professional artist...

Start date: 15/06/2017
End date: 31/07/2017
Talks

At the heart of Austen’s first novel, Sense and Sensibility (1811), lies the tragic story of two Elizas: the first, an heiress forced into a loveless and abusive marriage, turns adulteress and...

Start date: 15/06/2017
End date: 15/06/2017
Talks

This entertaining talk by John Mullan will explore the rituals and conventions of Austen's fictional world to reveal her technical virtuosity and her sheer daring as a novelist....

Start date: 15/06/2017
End date: 15/06/2017
Talks

 Jane Austen first attended a Ball at the Basingstoke Assembly at the age of 17 and danced here regularly while the family lived at nearby Steventon.

Debbie Reavell is a member of the...

Start date: 15/06/2017
End date: 15/06/2017
Experience

‘Sitting With Jane’ is a Jane Austen inspired sculpture trail.

The sculptures are all benches, shaped like an open book, and each is uniquely designed and painted by a professional artist...

Start date: 17/06/2017
End date: 31/08/2017
Performance

The Jane Austen Regency Week, held in Alton and Chawton in Hampshire, takes place in the last week of June each year. The dates for 2017 are 17 June to 25 June 2017. This festival celebrates Jane...

Start date: 17/06/2017
End date: 25/06/2017
Celebration

A day of entertainments including a street market to mark the start of Alton Regency Week 2017

Horse & Carriage rides (fare payable)
Street Market (stalls still available)
...

Start date: 17/06/2017
End date: 17/06/2017
Celebration

As part of Regency week (18th June - 23rd June, 2017), Chawton House Library will be putting on daily events, to include the following:

Meet the Shire Horses

Sunday 18th, 11.00. Meet...

Start date: 18/06/2017
End date: 23/06/2017
Celebration

Enjoy a traditional choral evensong, with the added twist of a Regency theme. Many people, including the choir and the congregation, will be in costume, so if you would like to dress up, we...

Start date: 18/06/2017
End date: 18/06/2017
Workshops

Alton Library is home to the Hampshire Libraries special Jane Austen collection, featuring editions dating back to the 1900s. As part of Alton’s Regency week programme, Alton Library is holding a...

Start date: 19/06/2017
End date: 19/06/2017

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