Events

Landscapes

An extensive developing garden within the grounds of a Georgian country house and estate, now becoming more established with further initiatives in progress.  Parkland and specimen trees, mature...

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

An Afternoon of Music, Dance and Song for Jane Austen

With The Madding Crowd

Join The Madding Crowd for a summer’s afternoon concert of the music and songs that would have been...

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

Gilbert's Games is getting a Regency make over to mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death. 

Gilbert's Games is an annual family event where families can have a go at a range of...

Start date: 05/08/2017
End date: 06/08/2017
Workshops

What does Jane Austen mean to you? Drop in to our free craft afternoon and contribute a stitch or two to our community story quilt which explores the lasting and contemporary impact of Jane Austen...

Start date: 05/08/2017
End date: 05/08/2017
Trails

Jane Austen, like fellow writers Horace Walpole and Thomas Grey, was drawn to Netley Abbey to gain inspiration from its Gothic ruins, and in the hope of paranormal experiences. Find out how Netley...

Start date: 06/08/2017
End date: 06/08/2017
Trails

Writers, novelists, poets, composers and artists from across the centuries have been drawn to Netley. Find out about its links to famous detectives, lost poets, country churchyards and medieval...

Start date: 13/08/2017
End date: 13/08/2017
Trails

Jane Austen lived through stirring times.  This walk with the Friends of Southampton Old Cemetery (FoSOC) looks at some of those who fought the French at sea and on land, includes a tale of...

Start date: 20/08/2017
End date: 20/08/2017
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: 27/08/2017
End date: 27/08/2017
Talks

The Austen Patchwork coverlet is a key object in the museum collection, providing greater insight into the domestic and daily lives of the Austen family. As part of our Heritage Lottery Funded...

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

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

Join us for a relaxed stroll through Jane Austen’s country village of Chawton.  Walk in Jane’...

Start date: 09/09/2017
End date: 09/09/2017
Celebration

The Sitting With Jane art trail will culminate with an auction to raise funds for our charity partner, The Ark Cancer Centre Charity. This important local charity is working to raise £5m to build...

Start date: 15/09/2017
End date: 15/09/2017
Workshops

If you have ever considered writing your memoirs or a biography of an intriguing relative, come and learn how to write about lives with biographer Lucinda Hawksley. The workshop will look at where...

Start date: 16/09/2017
End date: 16/09/2017

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