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Events

  • Make your own Regency Reticule

    Make your own Regency Reticule

    Alton, Hampshire
    £55.00

    Come and make and decorate your own Regency style reticule to put the finishing touch to your Regency outfit. All materials are provided …

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    21 Jun 24
  • Posh Lunch

    Posh Lunch

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10.00

    Join us for a posh lunch to begin your Jane Austen Regency Week experience in style. Sandwiches, cakes, scones etc all served on delicate c…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    21 Jun 24
  • Feather Headpiece Workshop

    Feather Headpiece Workshop

    Alton, Hampshire
    £45.00

    Come and make and decorate your own Regency style feather headpiece to put the finishing touch to your Regency outfit, especially if you wi…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    21 Jun 24
  • Welcome Reception

    Welcome Reception

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Drop-in event for you to see information from the participating organisations, to chat with people and hear from Caroline Knight. The…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    21 Jun 24
  • Alton Regency Day

    Alton Regency Day

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Alton's annual Regency Day will include: Wear your best Regency finery to enjoy the atmosphere and play a part in the 2023 Jane Austen …

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    22 Jun 24
  • Regency Dancing Workshop

    Regency Dancing Workshop

    Alton, Hampshire
    £15.00

    If you would like to try your hand at Regency dancing, this is your chance to learn or remind yourself of the dance steps. You can wear 21st…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    22 Jun 24
  • Alton Summer Regency Ball

    Alton Summer Regency Ball

    Alton, Hampshire
    £60.00

    Hampshire Regency Dancers are leading the dances: Regency Society – so many layers - the King, Dukes, Bishops - and their lives record…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    22 Jun 24
  • Alton Town Guided Walk

    Alton Town Guided Walk

    Alton, Hampshire
    £3.00

    Join one of the Alton Town Guides dressed in his best Regency attire on this Jane Austen Themed guided walk of historic Alton. If you are b…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    22 Jun 24
  • Waking up the House

    Waking up the House

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £25.00

    Join us for an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes, as Jane Austen’s House wakes up for the day. In this special access, early-mornin…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    23 Jun 24
  • In the Footsteps of Jane & Cassandra

    In the Footsteps of Jane & Cassandra

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £6.00

    Come and join two current day sisters Jenny and Wendy as they stroll through Chawton Village in the steps of two well known Sisters, Jane an…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    23 Jun 24
  • Parade For Literacy

    Parade For Literacy

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10.00

    Join Jane Austen’s family in a Regency parade from Jane Austen’s House to Chawton House. As well as enjoying the beautiful walk…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    23 Jun 24
  • Regency Picnic - Admission only

    Regency Picnic - Admission only

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £15.00

    Join Jane Austen’s family and special guests for a Regency picnic at Dyers Barn, in the grounds of Chawton House. Enjoy an afternoon …

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    23 Jun 24
  • Regency Picnic including food

    Regency Picnic including food

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £30.00

    Join Jane Austen’s family and special guests for a Regency picnic at Dyers Barn, in the grounds of Chawton House. Enjoy an afternoon …

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    23 Jun 24
  • Allen Gallery opening for Promenade

    Allen Gallery opening for Promenade

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Drop in for tea and cake in the gallery Cafe before joining the promenade for Evensong at St Lawrence Church. The gallery will be open for e…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    23 Jun 24
  • 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 …

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    23 Jun 24
  • House of Embroidered Paper Talk

    House of Embroidered Paper Talk

    Alton, Hampshire
    £12.00

    Stephanie Smart is a fine artist who makes life-sized garments entirely from paper and thread. They are created using free-machine embroider…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    24 Jun 24
  • Wyards Tour & Cream Tea 1.00pm

    Wyards Tour & Cream Tea 1.00pm

    Beech, Alton, Hampshire
    £16.00

    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…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    24 Jun 24
  • Cream Tea at Wyards Farmhouse 1.30pm

    Cream Tea at Wyards Farmhouse 1.30pm

    Beech, Alton, Hampshire
    £13.00

    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…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    24 Jun 24
  • Wyards Tour & Cream Tea 2.00pm

    Wyards Tour & Cream Tea 2.00pm

    Beech, Alton, Hampshire
    £16.00

    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…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    24 Jun 24
  • Wyards Tour & Cream Tea 3.00pm

    Wyards Tour & Cream Tea 3.00pm

    Beech, Alton, Hampshire
    £16.00

    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…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    24 Jun 24
  • Regency Treasures 6.00pm

    Regency Treasures 6.00pm

    Alton, Hampshire
    £25.00

    Take an after-hours stroll through our Gardens to see the roses in full bloom before enjoying the golden hour in the Old Kitchen Tearoom cou…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    24 Jun 24
  • Regency Treasures 7.00pm

    Regency Treasures 7.00pm

    Alton, Hampshire
    £25.00

    Take an after-hours stroll through our Gardens to see the roses in full bloom before enjoying the golden hour in the Old Kitchen Tearoom cou…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    24 Jun 24
  • Hand Quilted Hexi Coasters Workshop

    Hand Quilted Hexi Coasters Workshop

    Selborne, Alton, Hampshire
    £25.00

    Sew your own hexi coasters then hand quilt them as much or as little as you want. it's simple sewing, as long as you can thread a needle…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    25 Jun 24
  • Regency Garden Tour

    Regency Garden Tour

    Selborne, Alton, Hampshire
    £8.00

    Join the Georgian Gardener for a tour of Gilbert White's 18th Century garden, learn what plants and methods were popular in the late 18t…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    25 Jun 24
  • Regency Garden Tour

    Regency Garden Tour

    Selborne, Alton, Hampshire
    £8.00

    Join the Georgian Gardener for a tour of Gilbert White's 18th Century garden, learn what plants and methods were popular in the late 18t…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    25 Jun 24
  • Regency House Tour

    Regency House Tour

    Selborne, Alton, Hampshire
    £8.00

    Although Jane Austen and Gilbert White never met, Austen knew Gilbert White's house and it's inhabitants during the regency era. Whi…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    25 Jun 24
  • Pride & Prejudice Film

    Pride & Prejudice Film

    Alton, Hampshire
    £7.50

    Join us for a screening of the 1940 film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, directed by Robert Z Leonard and starring Edmund Gwenn, Bruce Le…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    25 Jun 24
  • Alton Guided Walk with Jane Hurst

    Alton Guided Walk with Jane Hurst

    Alton, Hampshire
    £6.00

    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…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    26 Jun 24
  • Make a Regency Bonnet or Turban

    Make a Regency Bonnet or Turban

    Alton, Hampshire
    £80.00

    Choose from either fabric or straw brim for Bonnet, cotton or satin fabric for turban, they are part finished so participants will have time…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    26 Jun 24
  • Wednesday Posh Lunch

    Wednesday Posh Lunch

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10.00

    Join us for a posh lunch to begin your Jane Austen Regency Week experience in style. Sandwiches, cakes, scones etc all served on delicate c…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    26 Jun 24
  • Allen Gallery Open Afternoon

    Allen Gallery Open Afternoon

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Drop in to see the gallery's internationally significant ceramics collection, including a number of Regency-era pieces. Enjoy a hot or c…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    26 Jun 24
  • Parasol Workshop includes Parasol & Materials

    Parasol Workshop includes Parasol & Materials

    Alton, Hampshire
    £120.00

    Join us for this workshop where you can embellish your own parasol to elegantly complete your Regency Outfit Parasol and all materials are …

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    26 Jun 24
  • Miss Austen Investigates

    Miss Austen Investigates

    Alton, Hampshire
    £10.00

    Jessica Bull interview - details to follow Please note each event is subject to a booking fee per event. If you are booking more than one…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    26 Jun 24
  • Jane Austen Collection at Alton Library

    Jane Austen Collection at Alton Library

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    An event to enhance the Jane Austen Birthday Ball Weekend come along and view a selection of books that make up the Hampshire Library Servic…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    27 Jun 24
  • Organ Recital

    Organ Recital

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Will Nisbet, organist at St Lawrence Church Alton, will give a lunchtime organ concert starting at 1.10 pm (refreshments from 12.30pm). The…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    27 Jun 24
  • Northanger Abbey - A Teatime Discussion

    Northanger Abbey - A Teatime Discussion

    Alton, Hampshire
    £12.00

    Our very successful Regency Week series devoted to relaxed discussion of Jane's novels continues with a focus on Northanger Abbey. Durin…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    27 Jun 24
  • Summer Evening Circular Walk

    Summer Evening Circular Walk

    Alton, Hampshire
    £6.00

    Come and join Freddie aka Mr Darcy, for a pleasant mid-summer evening circular walk on Wednesday 21st June. Starting from Chawton Village …

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    27 Jun 24
  • Curator's Tour of 'Chawton in Stitches'

    Curator's Tour of 'Chawton in Stitches'

    Alton, Hampshire
    £15.00

    Join one of our Curatorial team on a Curator’s tour of Chawton in Stitches, the Summer exhibition at Chawton House. The exhibition…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    28 Jun 24
  • Garden Tour of Chawton House

    Garden Tour of Chawton House

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £15.00

    Explore the beautiful grounds of Chawton House with your knowledgeable guide, taking in the wilderness, Walled Garden and stunning views ove…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    28 Jun 24
  • Summer Evening Opening at Jane Austen’s House

    Summer Evening Opening at Jane Austen’s House

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £13.50 to £13.00

    An exclusive opportunity to visit Jane Austen’s House on a summer’s evening. As twilight falls, explore the House by atmospheric…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    28 Jun 24
  • Waking up the House

    Waking up the House

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £25.00

    Join us for an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes, as Jane Austen’s House wakes up for the day. In this special access, early-mornin…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    29 Jun 24
  • Free Childrens Regency Week Crafts

    Free Childrens Regency Week Crafts

    Alton, Hampshire
    FREE

    Free drop in Regency-inspired children's craft activity Be a Regency Fashion Designer. Join us for our Jane Austen Craft morning and dr…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    29 Jun 24
  • Chawton Guided Walk

    Chawton Guided Walk

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £6.00

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

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    29 Jun 24
  • Jane Austen & the High Seas Tour

    Jane Austen & the High Seas Tour

    Chawton, Alton, Hampshire
    £25.00

    Join us for a unique guided tour of Jane Austen's House, as we explore Austen’s connections with the high seas, both in her novels…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    29 Jun 24
  • A Country Dance

    A Country Dance

    Alton, Hampshire
    £22.00

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

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    29 Jun 24
  • Alton Guided Walk with Jane Hurst

    Alton Guided Walk with Jane Hurst

    Alton, Hampshire
    £6.00

    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…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    30 Jun 24
  • Regency Supper at Jane Austen's House

    Regency Supper at Jane Austen's House

    Alton, Hampshire
    £28.00

    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…

    Alton Community Association CIO   |  
    30 Jun 24