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Jane Austen Regency Week About Us

Friday 21st - Sunday 30th June 2024

Welcome to the Jane Austen Regency Week, a 10-day festival held in Alton, Chawton and Selborne in Hampshire (UK) each year. For 2024 we have added another day to our week of events. Details of this and all other events will be posted as soon as we have booked and confirmed speakers.

Tickets for the 2024 Jane Austen Regency Week will be available later this year - the ball tickets are already on sale. As ever, we will have a varied programme of walks, dancing, tours, talks and much more. This year we are adding a launch event on Friday 21st June - more details to follow. You can see programmes for past events going back to 2008 in the Archive section.

If you would like to wear your Regency attire to our events, please feel free to do so. Rest assured, you won't be the only person wearing costume. In fact, we actively encourage it.

We invite you to explore this site to find out about the Jane Austen Regency Week.

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The Jane Austen Regency Week celebrates both our local internationally-acclaimed writer, and a very interesting period of history, encouraging people to explore their cultural heritage.

The Jane Austen Regency Week is run by by a group of volunteers and participating organisations under the auspices of Alton Community Association CIO. It is funded through ticket sales, sponsorship and advertising.

Jane Austen Regency Week is a fundraising activity for Alton Community Association CIO (Registered charity 1173885 in England & Wales). Some of the events are run by separate registered charities who receive the ticket income as part of their fund-raising activities: Jane Austen's House Museum (CIO); Chawton House Library; Hampshire Cultural Trust; Gilbert White and the Oats Collection; The Parochial Church Council of the Ecclesiastical Parish of the Resurrection, Alton.