Events

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

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
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
Workshops

Be inspired by our recent discovery of wood-block printed wallpaper in the house and work with artist Jazmin Velasco, to cut and create your own lino-print artwork. Exploring the processes of...

Start date: 23/07/2017
End date: 23/07/2017
Trails

Southampton was a popular resort for nearly a hundred years, so popular that many wealthy people were looking for holiday homes and speculators began to develop new suburbs outside the confines of...

Start date: 23/07/2017
End date: 23/07/2017
Experience

Calling all Janeites! Grab your treasured copy of Pride & Prejudice, the copy of Emma you take everywhere, or that dog-eared, but loved, Sense & Sensibility – whatever your favourite bring...

Start date: 23/07/2017
End date: 23/07/2017
Experience

Join our head Jane Austen guides for this very special retracing of Jane Austen’s funeral procession. 

Participants are invited to meet on College Street outside the house where Jane Austen...

Start date: 24/07/2017
End date: 24/07/2017
Talks

Jane Austen and her Hampshire Family

A presentation at Overton Library with The Jane Austen Society

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

Start date: 27/07/2017
End date: 27/07/2017
Celebration

A Ball for Jane Austen - An English Rose is hosted by The Hampshire Regency Dancers. This special anniversary ball will be a grand occasion, held in Winchester’s magnificent...

Start date: 29/07/2017
End date: 29/07/2017
Trails

Jane, like her heroine Elizabeth Bennet, enjoyed long walks and thought nothing of a five mile stroll to call on her acquaintances. Pack a picnic and join your guide who will be re-creating Jane’s...

Start date: 30/07/2017
End date: 30/07/2017

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