Events

Talks

Jane Austen and the Military

A presentation at Waterlooville Library

Jane Austen includes several characters in her novels who are (or have been) in the military. This is not...

Start date: 13/07/2017
End date: 13/07/2017
Experience

11am – 5pm on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 July 2017

For one weekend only, transport yourself to Jane Austen’s esteemed world of the landed gentry. Tighten your bonnet and tip those top hats...

Start date: 15/07/2017
End date: 16/07/2017
Performance

Jane Austen’s last novel has been skilfully adapted to portray the lost loves of both the author and her heroine, Anne Elliot.

We meet Jane in her last days as she transmutes her own ill-...

Start date: 15/07/2017
End date: 22/07/2017
Trails

Life in Georgian Southampton wasn’t all balls and reading novels. Find out about the dark underbelly beneath the glittering spa town façade in this 90 minute walk around old Southampton in the...

Start date: 16/07/2017
End date: 16/07/2017
Celebration

At Tylney Hall Hotel & Gardens we are marking the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen this July with our Regency Dance Afternoon Tea.

Start date: 16/07/2017
End date: 16/07/2017
Performance

At this very special lunchtime recital, on the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, the performance will include music heard during Jane Austen's life. The recital, performed by The...

Start date: 18/07/2017
End date: 18/07/2017
Celebration

The Bank of England will unveil the new £10 note featuring Jane Austen on the 200th anniversary of her death, 18 July 2017. The new note will recognise her universal appeal and enduring...

Start date: 18/07/2017
End date: 18/07/2017
Celebration

On the anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, Tuesday 18 July, a special service of Evensong will be held at 5.30pm. It will be led by the Dean and Chapter with contributions from invited guests and...

Start date: 18/07/2017
End date: 18/07/2017
Celebration

On the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, Winchester Cathedral will hold a special Evensong service at 5.30pm. It is expected that a large number of people will wish to be there to mark...

Start date: 18/07/2017
End date: 18/07/2017
Talks

Hampshire Record Office is marking Jane Austen's bicentenary with a special evening event on 19 July.

Professor Emma Clery, from the University of Southampton, will deliver a talk entitled...

Start date: 19/07/2017
End date: 19/07/2017
Trails

Jane Austen in Basingstoke - A Guided Walk

Led by Debbie Reavell - Basingstoke Heritage Society

Jane Austen was born in Steventon and lived there until she was 25. This guided...

Start date: 20/07/2017
End date: 20/07/2017
Talks

A talk by Professor Michael Wheeler Friday 21st July 2017, 2.30pm – Wessex Learning Centre. 

Why, when this comparatively obscure spinster died in 1817, was she buried in a Cathedral which...

Start date: 21/07/2017
End date: 21/07/2017

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