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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   |  
    22 Jun 19
  • 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   |  
    22 Jun 19
  • 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   |  
    22 Jun 19
  • Austen Heritage Regency Picnic

    Austen Heritage Regency Picnic

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £25

    Follow in Jane’s footsteps and walk from Jane Austen’s House Museum to Chawton House for a Regency inspired picnic! Join Jane A…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    23 Jun 19
  • Pride & Possibilities: Caroline Knight talk, Alton

    Pride & Possibilities: Caroline Knight talk, Alton

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Caroline Jane Knight, Jane Austen’s fifth great niece, talks about her family’s library at Chawton House, Caroline’s child…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    23 Jun 19
  • 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   |  
    23 Jun 19
  • A morning with Alison Larkin

    A morning with Alison Larkin

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £15

    Alison Larkin, comedienne, novelist and award-winning audiobook narrator The Complete Novels of Jane Austen. Raised not far from Chawton by…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    24 Jun 19
  • 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   |  
    24 Jun 19
  • We then went to Wedgwoods - Caroline Knight

    We then went to Wedgwoods - Caroline Knight

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £15

    Caroline Jane Knight, Jane Austen’s fifth great niece, talks about dining and entertaining at Chawton House, her childhood home. As a …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    24 Jun 19
  • Embroidery Workshop with Charlotte Bailey

    Embroidery Workshop with Charlotte Bailey

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £30

    Back by popular demand, join us for this unique opportunity to get hands on with history and learn how to embroider a handkerchief using rar…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    25 Jun 19
  • Mansfield Park: A Teatime Discussion

    Mansfield Park: A Teatime Discussion

    Alton, Hampshire
    £7

    Building on the enthusiastic response to last year's innovation, Michael Biddiss and Jane Blandy will again introduce and encourage a re…

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

    Summer Evening Opening at JAHM

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Your exclusive opportunity to enjoy Jane Austen’s House Museum on a summer’s evening.  Enjoy exploring the house after hour…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    25 Jun 19
  • 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   |  
    26 Jun 19
  • A Dip in the Sea with Jane Austen

    A Dip in the Sea with Jane Austen

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    A talk by Penny Townsend. Join Penny in a dream of Summer Days enjoyed by the Sea in the time of Jane Austen. Forsake the inland dust, …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    26 Jun 19
  • An evening with Mr Bingley

    An evening with Mr Bingley

    Alton, Hampshire
    £12

    Jenny Colquhoun talk. Do you relish a bit of gossip, especially the Regency variety? Mr Bingley invites you to come and join him and some o…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    26 Jun 19
  • Chawton House Garden Tour & Trail

    Chawton House Garden Tour & Trail

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £15

    Join Chawton House for the official opening of their new Jane Austen Garden Trail: a unique walking route around the Chawton grounds, which …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    27 Jun 19
  • Organ Concert

    Organ Concert

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Lunchtime organ concert - details of organist and music to follow. The highly-rated St Lawrence church organ was built in 1866 by Henr…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    27 Jun 19
  • Wyards Tours & Teas

    Wyards Tours & Teas

    Beech, Alton, Hampshire
    £10 to £12

    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   |  
    27 Jun 19
  • Jane Austen, the Chawton years 1809-1817

    Jane Austen, the Chawton years 1809-1817

    Alton, Hampshire
    £5

    Janet Johnstone – Jane Austen: the Chawton Years 1809 - 1817.  Talk with readings from Jane Austen’s letters and family mem…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    27 Jun 19
  • Thimble Pip Workshop

    Thimble Pip Workshop

    Selborne, Alton, Hampshire
    £25

    'I wish I could help you in your needlework, I have two hands and a new thimble that leads a very easy life.' Jane Austen 27th Decem…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    28 Jun 19
  • Know your Phaeton from your Curricle

    Know your Phaeton from your Curricle

    Selborne, Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Hazel Mills is a retired science teacher and a founding member of the Jane Austen Society cambridge group and, until her move to Denmark, wa…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    28 Jun 19
  • Regency Concert

    Regency Concert

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10

    Chris Gardner presents an informal concert of music from the Regency era. Bar open at 7pm. Performance at 7:30pm -  c9:15pm, with a sh…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    28 Jun 19
  • 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   |  
    29 Jun 19
  • Austen on the Cheap

    Austen on the Cheap

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £12

    Inexpensive nineteenth-century reprints helped make Jane Austen canonical, yet many early low-brow versions of her novels remain unrecorded …

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    29 Jun 19
  • A Country Dance

    A Country Dance

    Alton, Hampshire
    £25

    “Country dances” - often referred to as “Playford” dances after the first publisher of instruction books - were popu…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    29 Jun 19
  • Chawton Antique & Craft Fair

    Chawton Antique & Craft Fair

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £1

    Chawton House is the new venue for the monthly Vintage Fairs, taking place in Dyer's Barn (just along from the entrance gate).  Th…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    30 Jun 19
  • 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   |  
    30 Jun 19
  • Embroidery Workshop with Charlotte Bailey

    Embroidery Workshop with Charlotte Bailey

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £30

    Back by popular demand, join us for this unique opportunity to get hands on with history and learn how to embroider a handkerchief using rar…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    30 Jun 19
  • Jane Austen Regency Quiz

    Jane Austen Regency Quiz

    Alton, Hampshire
    £8

    Sue Yearley and Mike Biddiss invite you to tackle their light-hearted test of knowledge about Jane Austen's life and works, as well as a…

    Jane Austen Regency Week   |  
    30 Jun 19
  • Regency Supper

    Regency Supper

    Alton, Hampshire
    £25

    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   |  
    30 Jun 19