Jane Austen Regency Week in Hampshire

Jane Austen Regency Week in Hampshire

Are you a fan of Jane Austen if so then this is the event for you. In Alton & Chawton in Hampshire during 20th-28th June 2020 they have a number of events including talks, walks and dancing connected to the famous novelist but you are going to have to hurry to get a ticket as they are going fast.

Jane Austin
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The area in East Hampshire is home to Jane Austen House Museum in Chawton which is the house where the writer spent the last 8 years of her life.

As I live near Bath which also has a lot of history of Jane Austen and local Jane Austen events due to her writing two of her novels there, I think this looks a great week. I like the look of the regency ball where people will be dressed in regency clothes I would love to get dressed up and have a dance.

jane austen house museum
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SAT  20th Alton Regency Day in High Street (Free) 
Regency Dancing Workshop at Alton Assembly Rooms   
Alton Regency Ball at Alton Assembly Rooms

SUN  21st Jane Austen Parade for Literacy
Austen Heritage Regency Picnic at Chawton House
Chawton Guided Walk with Jane Hurst  
Caroline Knight Talk at Alton Assembly Rooms  
Regency Choral Evensong at St. Lawrence Church

MON 22nd Quilting Workshop at Chawton House
Explore the Jane Austen Collection at Alton Library (Free)  
‘Be More Jane’ with Sophie Andrews at JAHM  
“Gin & Scandal” talk at Chawton House

TUE 23rd Curator’s Tour of ‘Man Up’ exhibition at Chawton House 
Persuasion: A Teatime Discussion at Friends Meeting House   
An Evening at the Pump Room at Alton Assembly Rooms

WED 24th  Alton Guided Walk with Jane Hurst  
Embroidery Workshop at Jane Austen’s House Museum (JAHM)  
Maggie Lane/Angela Barlow: “Needlework of JA Novels” talk  
Hazel Jones talk: “The other Edward Knight” at Chawton House

THU  25th Paper Roses Workshop at Chawton House
Organ Concert at St Lawrence Church (Free)  
Wyards Farmhouse (near Alton) tours and cream teas  
Sue Dell talk about Jane Austen’s Quilt at Allen Gallery

FRI 26th Needle Case Workshop at Gilbert White’s House
‘There’s something about Darcy’ talk at Gilbert White’s House  
‘A Summer Evening with Gin Austen’ at JAHM

SAT 27th  Chawton Guided Walk with Jane Hurst  
‘Owners of Jane Austen’ talk by Hazel Mills at Community Centre  
A Country Dance (inc workshop) at Alton Assembly Rooms

SUN  28th Chawton House Breakfast & Garden Tour / Antiques Fair  
Jane Austen Regency Quiz at Alton House Hotel 
Regency Supper at Alton House Hotel

You can find more details on the website Jane Austen Regency Week

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