Events

Performance

Mrs Darcy’s Dressmaker a one-woman play by Sue Washington, and Keeping Jane a post-show talk by Sarah Howard.

The year is 1837, and Mr...

Start date: 05/07/2017
End date: 06/07/2017
Performance

Jane Austen, one of the world's most famous authors, spent most of her life in rural Hampshire, and was known to attend dances at the Assembly Rooms in Basingstoke. The surrounding villages and...

Start date: 06/07/2017
End date: 06/07/2017
Workshops

A day of talks and tours, hosted by Chawton House Library and Jane Austen’s House Museum in association with Hampshire Cultural Trust.

The day’s programme will bring into Chawton village...

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

'Yes, yes, we will have a Pianoforte as good a one as can be got for 30 Guineas - & I will practise country dances that we may have some amusement for our nephew...

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

Military Life during the Napoleonic Wars

With Coldstream Guards 1815

The Napoleonic Wars were a series of conflicts fought between France and a number of European nations between...

Start date: 08/07/2017
End date: 08/07/2017
Performance

Hampshire-based theatre company, 2TimeTheatre, presents the world premiere of Meeting Miss Austen by local author Cecily O'Neill at the Winchester Discovery Centre as part of the...

Start date: 08/07/2017
End date: 09/07/2017
Trails

Jane Austen was famed for her love of the navy, and there was much to interest her in the town of Southampton. Find out about the town's links to Nelson and other naval heroes in this 90 minute...

Start date: 09/07/2017
End date: 09/07/2017
Picnics

Jane Austen Regency Picnic at Houghton Lodge Gardens on Sunday 9th July

To mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death this year, Houghton Lodge Gardens will celebrate with a Regency-...

Start date: 09/07/2017
End date: 09/07/2017
Talks

Professor E. J. Clery will join us to launch her book Jane Austen: The Banker's Sister. Her talk will focus on the significance of Henry Austen’s business in the neighbourhood of Alton,...

Start date: 09/07/2017
End date: 09/07/2017
Talks

Jane Austen and the Miracle of Pride and Prejudice

A presentation at Yateley Library with The Jane Austen Society

'Pride and Prejudice' was published 200 years ago when...

Start date: 11/07/2017
End date: 11/07/2017
Talks

Mrs Clay's Freckles

Jane Austen and Regency Beauty at Alton Library

Which Jane Austen characters are considered beautiful? What cosmetics might they use? Who is Mrs Clay, and...

Start date: 11/07/2017
End date: 11/07/2017
Performance

Having a Ball with Jane Austen

An Evening of Regency Entertainment at Petersfield Library

Take a dance step back in time and join The Duke of Wellington's Dancers for an evening...

Start date: 12/07/2017
End date: 12/07/2017

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