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Jane Austen Festival

The Jane Austen Festival in Bath runs from 12th to 21st September 2014

Full programme available from July,  earlier for Festival Friends see the www.janeausten.co.uk/festival

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2013 is a very special year, it is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's 'darling child', Pride and Prejudice. To celebrate this milestone many events throughout the nine days take this much loved book as their theme. 

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Longbourn with Jo Baker

Longbourn with Jo Baker

Organisations: Jane Austen Festival, Theatre Royal, Bath

Date: Friday 12 September, 12 noon

Price: £10

Venue: Theatre Royal, Sawclose, Bath, BA1 1ET

Pride & Prejudice, the servants' story at The Jane Austen Festival. More details…
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Grand Regency Costumed Promenade

Grand Regency Costumed Promenade

Organisation: Jane Austen Festival

Date: Saturday 13 September, 10am - 12.30pm

Price: £10 per Adult to take part (Under 16 free & free for all to watch)

Venue: Assembly Rooms, Bath, BA2 2QH

Includes Guinness World Records TM attempt to break the record for “The largest gathering of people dressed in Regency Costumes”. More details…
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The Festival Fayre

The Festival Fayre

Organisation: Jane Austen Festival

Date: Saturday 13 September, 12 noon - 4.30pm

Price: £3 on door, free to Promenade ticket holders

Venue: Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW

Within the beautiful surroundings of the Guildhall this is an opportunity to have your silhouette cut, your palm read or visit the haberdashers’ stall with their intriguing collections of ribbons, buttons and braiding. More details…
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Jane Austen's Bath: Walking Tour

Jane Austen's Bath: Walking Tour

Organisation: Jane Austen Festival

Date: Saturday 13 September, 12 noon

Price: £12, £10 concessions

Venue: KC Change, Abbey Churchyard, Bath

Discover the places Jane Austen knew well and wrote about in her letters and two Bath novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. More details…
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Pride & Prejudice at the Fayre

Pride & Prejudice at the Fayre

Organisation: Jane Austen Festival

Date: Saturday 13 September, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm, 3.15pm

Price: 3

Venue: Guildhall, High Street, Bath, BA1 5AW

Set aside from the busy fayre and easily accessible on the ground floor, are four 20 minute performances of this very funny adaptation of Pride & Prejudice, the condensed version by Aardvark Theatre Company. More details…
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Draw Back the Curtain

Draw Back the Curtain

Organisations: Jane Austen Festival, Theatre Royal, Bath

Date: 12 Sep 2014, 2:30pm

Price: £10.00 | Book Now!

Venue: Theatre Royal, Sawclose, Bath, BA1 1ET

An illustrated talk by Jane Tapley on the theatre in Georgian times and its influence on Jane Austen’s novels. Also a peep behind the scenes at one of the most. More details…

Pre-Festival Get Together

Pre-Festival Get Together

Organisations: Jane Austen Festival, Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution

Date: 12 Sep 2014, 6:00pm

Price: £12.00 | Book Now!

Venue: Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institute, 16-18 Queen Square, Bath BA1 2HN

An ideal opportunity to meet up with old friends or make some new ones, particularly if this is your first Jane Austen Festival. This informal gathering, where costume is welcome. More details…

A Very Private Public Breakfast

A Very Private Public Breakfast

Organisation: Jane Austen Festival

Date: 13 Sep 2014, 9:00am

Price: £12.00 | Book Now!

Venue: Kinwarton, 3 Upper Camden Place

Sample the delights of an 18th Century public breakfast just as Jane Austen did in Sydney Gardens. More details…

Jane Austen's Bath: Walking Tour

Jane Austen's Bath: Walking Tour

Organisation: Jane Austen Festival

Date: Sunday 14 September, 11am

Price: £12, £10 concessions

Venue: KC Change, Abbey Churchyard, Bath

Discover the places Jane Austen knew well and wrote about in her letters and two Bath novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. More details…
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Reading Mansfield Park the novel: Day One

Reading Mansfield Park the novel: Day One

Organisation: Jane Austen Festival

Date: Sunday 14 September, 2-3.30pm

Price: Free

Venue: Bath Central Library, The Podium, Bath, BA1 5AN

Over the course of eight days this wonderful novel is being read aloud in Bath Central Library. No need to book just turn up and support the readers.
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