Events

Talks

An interactive discussion event concerning the clothes people wore under their formal attire.

“I hope you saw her petticoat, six inches deep in mud, I am absolutely certain; and the gown...

Start date: 24/06/2018
End date: 24/06/2018
Location: Friends meeting House, Church Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2BW, United Kingdom
Performance

Recital of vocal and instrumental music from the Regency period.

Performers including Jane Gray and Chris Gardner 

Although the full details have yet to be confirmed, we can say that...

Start date: 24/06/2018
End date: 24/06/2018
Location: Alton House Hotel, Normandy Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1DD, United Kingdom
Celebration

A Regency-style meal where all the dishes (including the desserts) are put on the table at the same time for guests to serve themselves. You are encouraged to dress in Regency costume, but if you’...

Start date: 24/06/2018
End date: 24/06/2018
Location: Alton House Hotel, Normandy Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1DD, United Kingdom
Exhibitions

Throughout most of Jane Austen's life, Britain was at war. Although Austen did not often write about war in her novels, it is a subtext to many of the stories and this is particularly true of ...

Start date: 01/09/2018
End date: 31/12/2018
Location: Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton, GU34 1SD, United Kingdom
Trails

Suitable for all abilities, but please wear sturdy footwear.

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

Join us for a relaxed...

Start date: 21/09/2018
End date: 21/09/2018
Location: Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton, Hampshire, GU34 1SD, United Kingdom
Talks

Wartime was the ordinary, everyday time of Jane Austen’s adult life. Yet her popular and critical reception through much of the twentieth century was built on her seeming ignorance of public...

Start date: 13/10/2018
End date: 13/10/2018
Location: Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton, Hampshire, GU34 1SD, United Kingdom

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