Events

Talks

Many paintings of Southampton Castle do not depict the medieval fortification but the Gothic inspired residence of the notorious Marquis of Lansdowne, who among other things was Jane Austen's...

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

Jane Austen's last unfinished novel 'Sanditon' pokes fun and the pretensions of a small provincial town re-inventing itself as a fashionable spa.  Find out more about the ills and cures that were...

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

Tea drinking was the height of fashion in 18th Century England.  Join us for tea, cake and a talk in the elegant surroundings of the Dolphin Inn, in the company of Clio O'Sullivan, University of...

Start date: 30/09/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Location: Jane Austen Suite, Dolphin Hotel, 34-35 High Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2HN, United Kingdom
Performance

Especially for the Stinking Fish of Southampton Festival, the Madding Crowd have created a new performance of music, dramatised readings and, of course, dance to celebrate the life of Jane Austen...

Start date: 30/09/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Location: St Michaels Church, Bugle Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2AD, United Kingdom
Celebration

St Michael's Church Sunday Service - a service with a difference, with prayers written by Jane Austen and with a service that would resonate with Jane's clergyman father and brothers - but that...

Start date: 01/10/2017
End date: 01/10/2017
Location: St Michaels Church, Bugle Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2AD, United Kingdom
Trails

Take a walk around the streets of Southampton so familiar to Miss Austen and Miss Jane, who knew the town as schoolgirls, teenagers and young adults. It was all about connections, and that is what...

Start date: 01/10/2017
End date: 01/10/2017
Location: Outside St Michaels Church, Bugle Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2AD, United Kingdom
Workshops

A regency Dance Workshop led by the Duke of Wellington Dancers.

Time to practice your moves before the evenings commemorative ball.

This is part of the Southampton Jane Austen...

Start date: 01/10/2017
End date: 01/10/2017
Location: Jane Austen Suite, Dolphin Hotel, 34-35 High Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2HN, United Kingdom
Celebration

Regency Dinner & Dancing!

Dance in the same room where Jane Austen attended balls when she lived in Southampton.  The Dolphin Inn was the setting for the Southampton Assembly Balls.  ...

Start date: 01/10/2017
End date: 01/10/2017
Location: Dolphin Hotel, 34-35 High Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 2HN, United Kingdom
Exhibitions

'Inspired by the Word' is a multi-venue visual arts exhibition by contemporary artists celebrating the literature of Hampshire writers - Jane Austen, Edward Thomas and Gilbert White. The theme...

Start date: 11/10/2017
End date: 31/12/2017
Location: Winchester Cathedral, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS, United Kingdom
Celebration

To mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death - Gilbert White’s closest literary neighbour - we are hosting An Evening with Austen. With late night access to this remarkable...

Start date: 27/10/2017
End date: 27/10/2017
Location: Gilbert White & The Oates Collections, High Street, Selborne, Hampshire, GU34 3JH, United Kingdom
Performance

Austentatious are saddling the horses for a grand tour of the United Kingdom!

Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s...

Start date: 27/10/2017
End date: 27/10/2017
Location: The Haymarket, Wote Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 7NW, United Kingdom
Exhibitions

Join us at The Rifle's Collection on the 28th October for a talk on Jane Austen's Officers and how they compare to our current serving Officers in The Rifles. Jane Austen published her four best-...

Start date: 28/10/2017
End date: 28/10/2017
Location: The Rifles Collection, Peninsula Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TS, United Kingdom

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