Events

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
Performance

Outdoor theatre performance of Pride and Prejudice performed by Chapter House in our Walled Garden.

Take a step back in time with Chapterhouse Theatre Company to meet Elizabeth Bennet, Jane...

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
Celebration

On 30 August, Jane Austen will be returning to Basingstoke Market…this time on the new £10 note. To get an exclusive look at the new note before it’s released in September, pop along to Market...

Start date: 30/08/2017
End date: 30/08/2017
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
Performance

Join Natural Theatre Company on a highly entertaining promenade performance though Winchester. It's a who's who, what's what and this-and-that of Jane Austen's life and works. Duels, romance and...

Start date: 16/09/2017
End date: 17/09/2017
Talks

E.J. Clery gives a personal account of the research behind her ground-breaking dual biography of Jane Austen and her favourite brother Henry. When the £10 Austen banknote was announced by the Bank...

Start date: 28/09/2017
End date: 28/09/2017
Workshops

Hanging By a Thread's Charlotte Bailey will lead an embroidery workshop using original motifs done as whitework onto hankies.  Jane Austen embroidered a handerchief for her god-daughter whilst...

Start date: 30/09/2017
End date: 30/09/2017
Trails

St Michael's Church was the fashionable church of choice for many admirals, gentry and fine ladies who flocked to Southampton for The Season.  It was so popular that the church had to be expanded...

Start date: 30/09/2017
End date: 30/09/2017

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