Pre-Festival Get Together – 6.30pm (duration 1½ hours)
An ideal opportunity to meet up with old friends or make some new ones, particularly if this is your first festival. This informal gathering, where costume is welcome but not essential includes nibbles and a glass of wine. Being held in the spacious Elwin Room with its stunning ceiling paintings at the BRLSI in Queen Square, not far from the Jane Austen Centre.
Venue: Elwin Room, BRLSI, 16-18 Queen Square BA1 2HN