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Jane Austen Regency Week

Austen Heritage Regency Picnic

Event Location: Chawton House, Winchester Road, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ
Box Office: Alton Community Centre
Tel: 01420 85057 (International: +44 1420 85057)
E-mail: please fill in contact form below
Sunday 23rd June 2019
12:00pm – 3:00pm


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

Join Jane Austen’s family and special guests for a regency picnic on the lawns of Chawton House. Ticket price includes a Regency picnic box with food designed by Caroline Jane Knight (Jane Austen’s fifth great niece), home-made lemonade and entertainment by actress Susannah Harker (Jane Bennet, BBC TV Pride & Prejudice 1995), Sophie Andrews and the Pineapple Appreciation Society.

Meet at the Chawton Village sign by Jane Austen’s House at 12 noon to walk to Chawton House. Picnic starts at 12.30pm. Hosted by Austen Heritage, all profits will be donated to Chawton House and the Jane Austen Literacy Foundation. Regency costume encouraged but not essential, bring a picnic blanket. In case of poor weather the picnic will be held inside Chawton House. Vegetarians catered for – please advise at time of booking of any other dietary restrictions.

Contact Information

Alton Community Centre, Amery Street, Alton. GU34 1HN

Find Jane Austen Regency Week

Chawton House, Winchester Road, Chawton, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ