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Jane Austen Regency Week

Events

  • Alton Regency Day

    Alton Regency Day

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Alton's annual Regency Day will include: • Horse & Carriage rides (fare payable) • Petting Animals • Market Stalls, …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    16 Jun 18
  • Regency Dancing Workshop

    Regency Dancing Workshop

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    If you would like to try your hand at Regency dancing, epsecially if you are booked to attend the Regency Ball later in the day, this is you…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    16 Jun 18
  • Alton Regency Ball

    Alton Regency Ball

    Alton, Hampshire
    £40 to £50

    Hampshire Regency Dancers are leading the dances. Dress either in Regency Costume or smart Evening Wear. During the interval there…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    16 Jun 18
  • Chawton Guided Walk

    Chawton Guided Walk

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £5

    Whilst many people visit Chawton to see Jane Austen's House Museum and Chawton House Library, there are many more buildings and former r…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    17 Jun 18
  • Garden Tour & Cream Tea

    Garden Tour & Cream Tea

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £12

    Tour of the grounds and gardens with Garden Manager Andrew Bentley. You can see the new planting scheme he has designed for t…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    17 Jun 18
  • Jane & Me: My Austen Heritage

    Jane & Me: My Austen Heritage

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Caroline Knight is Jane Austen's fifth great niece and the last Austen descendent to grow up at Chawton House. Caroline will talk about …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    17 Jun 18
  • Choral Evensong

    Choral Evensong

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Enjoy a traditional choral evensong, with the added twist of a Regency theme. Many people, including the choir and the congregation will be …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    17 Jun 18
  • Chawton Antique & Craft Fair

    Chawton Antique & Craft Fair

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £1

    There will be up to 30 stalls inside and outside offering a plethora of interesting and unusual items. You will be able to choose unique ite…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    17 Jun 18
  • Discover the Jane Austen Collection

    Discover the Jane Austen Collection

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    A selection of books that make up the Hampshire Library Service’s specialist Jane Austen Collection at Alton Library. I…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    18 Jun 18
  • Chawton House: The home of the Knight Family

    Chawton House: The home of the Knight Family

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £12

    Chawton House: The home of the Knight family Jane Austen's fifth neice, Caroline Knight, was the last Austen descendent to grow up at C…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    18 Jun 18
  • Curator tour and Tea

    Curator tour and Tea

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £16

    Details of the tour to follow. Afterwards you can enjoy a cream tea (included in price).

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    19 Jun 18
  • 'Emma': A Teatime Discussion

    'Emma': A Teatime Discussion

    Alton, Hampshire
    £5

    During this event everyone who attends will be encouraged to voice their own personal views about the strengths and weaknesses of a novel wh…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    19 Jun 18
  • Evening Opening at JAHM

    Evening Opening at JAHM

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Your exclusive, once-a-year opportunity to enjoy Jane Austen’s House Museum on a summer’s evening.  Take a tour of the gard…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    19 Jun 18
  • Chawton Guided Walk

    Chawton Guided Walk

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £5

    Whilst many people visit Chawton to see Jane Austen's House Museum and Chawton House Library, there are many more buildings and former r…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    20 Jun 18
  • Austen Sisters

    Austen Sisters

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    A diverting forty-minute dramatic and entertaining recital of readings from Jane and Cassandra Austen’s letters, prose and poetry abou…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    20 Jun 18
  • Regency Remedies

    Regency Remedies

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Penelope Bateman is a Regency reenactor demonstrating stillroom remedies in the late 18th and early 19th century. She will be talking about …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    20 Jun 18
  • Curator tour and Tea

    Curator tour and Tea

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £16

    Details of the tour to follow. Afterwards you can enjoy a cream tea (included in price).

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    21 Jun 18
  • Organ Concert

    Organ Concert

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Frensham church organist, Mike Smith, will be giving a lunchtime organ concert featuring Georgian period music. The high…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    21 Jun 18
  • Wyards Tour & Cream Tea

    Wyards Tour & Cream Tea

    Beech, Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Wyards Farm is a little-known eighteenth centrury gem of a house, hidden away in the fields between Alton and the village of Beech. Apart fr…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    21 Jun 18
  • Jane Austen: Zero to Hero in 200 years

    Jane Austen: Zero to Hero in 200 years

    Alton, Hampshire
    £5

    A talk by Sue and Martyn Dell exploring how an author who died in relative obscurity in 1817 is now known, and loved, throughout the world.&…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    21 Jun 18
  • English Paper Piecing Workshop

    English Paper Piecing Workshop

    Selborne, Alton, Hampshire
    £25

    English Paper Piecing (quilting) is a popular quilting technique similar to Foundation Piecing that became popular in the 18th and 19th…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    22 Jun 18
  • Tour of Gilbert White's 18th Century Garden

    Tour of Gilbert White's 18th Century Garden

    Selborne, Alton, Hampshire
    £5

    Gilbert White (1720-1793) was a writer, naturalist but also a keen gardener. Join the garden team for an exclusive tour of the garden, learn…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    22 Jun 18
  • Jane Austen: Scenes and Songs

    Jane Austen: Scenes and Songs

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    A programme of Readings and Music devised by Alton Fringe Theatre. This will combine a presentation of some of Jane’s most delightful …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    22 Jun 18
  • Alton Town Tour

    Alton Town Tour

    Alton, Hampshire
    £5

    Jane Hurst will be leading a tour of Alton, focussing on the buildings and people that Jane Austen would have known. See where her 'Alto…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    23 Jun 18
  • Understanding your Muslin

    Understanding your Muslin

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    “Do you understand muslins, sir?” – so asks Mrs Allen of Mr Tilney in Northanger Abbey. In this talk, presented by Dr Sere…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    23 Jun 18
  • Playford Dancing

    Playford Dancing

    Alton, Hampshire
    £20

    Trevor Dando will be leading this session of Playford dancing. The evening will start with a dancing workshop, followed by a break, then a c…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    23 Jun 18
  • The Layers of Jane Austen

    The Layers of Jane Austen

    Alton, Hampshire
    £5

    A talk by Jenny Colquhoun “I hope you saw her petticoat, six inches deep in mud, I am absolutely certain; and the gown which had been…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    24 Jun 18
  • Regency Musical Soiree

    Regency Musical Soiree

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Recital of vocal and instrumental music from the Regency period Performers will be: Jane Gray (soprano); Christine Meers (violin); Liz Muir…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    24 Jun 18
  • Regency Supper

    Regency Supper

    Alton, Hampshire
    £22

    A Regency-style meal where all the dishes (including the desserts) are put on the table at the same time for guests to serve themselves. You…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    24 Jun 18