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Jane Austen Regency Week

Events

  • 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