Events

Talks

Tea drinking was the height of fashion in 18th Century England.  Join us for tea, cake and a talk in the elegant surroundings of the Dolphin Inn, in the company of Clio O'Sullivan, University of...

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

Especially for the Stinking Fish of Southampton Festival, the Madding Crowd have created a new performance of music, dramatised readings and, of course, dance to celebrate the life of Jane Austen...

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

St Michael's Church Sunday Service - a service with a difference, with prayers written by Jane Austen and with a service that would resonate with Jane's clergyman father and brothers - but that...

Start date: 01/10/2017
End date: 01/10/2017
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: 01/10/2017
End date: 01/10/2017
Workshops

A regency Dance Workshop led by the Duke of Wellington Dancers.

Time to practice your moves before the evenings commemorative ball.

This is part of the Southampton Jane Austen...

Start date: 01/10/2017
End date: 01/10/2017
Celebration

Regency Dinner & Dancing!

Dance in the same room where Jane Austen attended balls when she lived in Southampton.  The Dolphin Inn was the setting for the Southampton Assembly Balls.  ...

Start date: 01/10/2017
End date: 01/10/2017
Exhibitions

'Inspired by the Word' is a multi-venue visual arts exhibition by contemporary artists celebrating the literature of Hampshire writers - Jane Austen, Edward Thomas and Gilbert White. The theme...

Start date: 11/10/2017
End date: 31/12/2017
Exhibitions

Join us at the Rifle's Collection on the 26th October for a talk on Jane Austen's officers and how they compare to our current serving officers in the Rifles. Thanks to Bernard Cornwell's well...

Start date: 26/10/2017
End date: 26/10/2017
Celebration

To mark the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death - Gilbert White’s closest literary neighbour - we are hosting An Evening with Austen. With late night access to this remarkable...

Start date: 27/10/2017
End date: 27/10/2017
Performance

Austentatious are saddling the horses for a grand tour of the United Kingdom!

Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s...

Start date: 27/10/2017
End date: 27/10/2017
Celebration

Come and enjoy Jane Austen’s House Museum as part of our annual open day which marks Jane Austen’s birthday, giving free house admission to all visitors. Mince pies will be served and there will...

Start date: 16/12/2017
End date: 16/12/2017

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