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Jane Austen 200 Events

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, a number of events and activities such as special exhibitions, tours, talks, performances and much more, will be held to celebrate Jane’s life across the county. 

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  1. A Special Jane Austen Anniversary Service

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    A Special Jane Austen Anniversary Service

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    18 Jul 2017 To 18 Jul 2017

    On the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's death, Winchester Cathedral will hold a special Evensong service at 5.30pm.

  2. Jane Austen 200 - Rain Jane Trail

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    Jane Austen 200 - Rain Jane Trail

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    4 Nov 2016 To 1 Mar 2017

    A stunning trail of 12 Jane Austen quotes appearing only in the rain in 39 locations across Winchester city centre. A 40th quote is installed temporarily in the College Street garden opposite the house where she died.

  3. Discover the Jane Austen Collection

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    Discover the Jane Austen Collection

    Alton

    Dates

    From:
    19 Jun 2017 To 19 Jun 2017

    Alton Library is home to the Hampshire Libraries special Jane Austen collection, featuring editions dating back to the 1900s.

  4. Jane Austen's House Museum Midsummer Evening Opening

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    Jane Austen's House Museum Midsummer Evening Opening

    Chawton, Alton

    Dates

    From:
    20 Jun 2017 To 20 Jun 2017

    See Jane Austen's House in a different light. Join them for an evening opening and maybe even get to visit parts of the Museum not usually open to the public.

  5. Jane Austen 200 - The Mysterious Miss Austen

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    Jane Austen 200 - The Mysterious Miss Austen

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    13 May 2017 To 24 Jul 2017

    This exhibition will explore Jane’s life and work and her relationship to Hampshire and will include the pelisse coat which is the only garment in the world with provenance that can traced back to Jane.

  6. Sitting with Jane - BookBench Public Art Trail

    Sitting with Jane - BookBench Public Art Trail

    Basingstoke

    Dates

    From:
    17 Jun 2017 To 31 Aug 2017

    Sitting With Jane’ is a Jane Austen inspired sculpture trail. The sculptures are all benches, shaped like an open book, and each is uniquely designed and painted by a professional artist in a style inspired by Jane Austen’s life and times in Basingstoke, Steventon and the surrounding area.

  7. Rethinking Sanditon

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    Rethinking Sanditon

    Alton

    Dates

    From:
    11 Mar 2017 To 11 Mar 2017

    On March 18th, 1817, 4 months before her death, Jane Austen laid down her pen, leaving 12 chapters of an unfinished manuscript, which came to be known as Sanditon. Chawton House Library's 'Rethinking Sanditon' afternoon will consider this unfinished and understudied novel 200 years after its...

  8. Regency Week at Chawton House Library

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    Regency Week at Chawton House Library

    Alton

    Dates

    From:
    18 Jun 2017 To 23 Jun 2017

    As part of Regency week (18th June - 23rd June, 2017), Chawton House Library will be putting on daily events.

  9. Jane Austen 200 Exhibition - Gosport Gallery

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    Jane Austen 200 Exhibition - Gosport Gallery

    Gosport

    Dates

    From:
    15 Jul 2017 To 20 Sep 2017

    The exhibition will focus on Jane’s family, her brothers and the family’s connection to South Hampshire. It will also explore her brother’s connection to the Royal Navy and the Napoleonic Wars.

  10. Entertaining Miss Austen

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    Entertaining Miss Austen

    Alton

    Dates

    From:
    7 Jul 2017 To 7 Jul 2017

    The pieces for this concert, performed by Amanda Pitt (soprano) and David Owen Norris (piano) will be drawn from seventeen music albums that belonged to Jane Austen and her female relations.

  11. Jane Austen 200 Exhibition - Willis Museum

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    Jane Austen 200 Exhibition - Willis Museum

    Market Place, Basingstoke

    Dates

    From:
    29 Jul 2017 To 7 Oct 2017

    This exhibition will focus on Jane’s life, work and her relationship to Hampshire. It will explore the social life of her time as described in her letters and writings and examine her world of entertainment, dancing, music and shopping.

  12. Jane Austen Tour and Tea

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    Jane Austen Tour and Tea

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    2 Sep 2017 To 2 Sep 2017

    This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and connections within Hampshire, a walk through the Cathedral Close to the house on College Street where she died and time at her grave.

  13. Jane Austen Tour and Tea

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    Jane Austen Tour and Tea

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    5 Aug 2017 To 5 Aug 2017

    This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and connections within Hampshire, a walk through the Cathedral Close to the house on College Street where she died and time at her grave.

  14. Jane Austen Tour and Tea

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    Jane Austen Tour and Tea

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    1 Jul 2017 To 1 Jul 2017

    This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and connections within Hampshire, a walk through the Cathedral Close to the house on College Street where she died and time at her grave.

  15. Jane Austen Tour and Tea

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    Jane Austen Tour and Tea

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    3 Jun 2017 To 3 Jun 2017

    This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and connections within Hampshire, a walk through the Cathedral Close to the house on College Street where she died and time at her grave.

  16. Jane Austen Tour and Tea

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    Jane Austen Tour and Tea

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    1 Apr 2017 To 1 Apr 2017

    This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and connections within Hampshire, a walk through the Cathedral Close to the house on College Street where she died and time at her grave.

  17. Jane Austen Tour and Tea

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    Jane Austen Tour and Tea

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    4 Mar 2017 To 4 Mar 2017

    This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and connections within Hampshire, a walk through the Cathedral Close to the house on College Street where she died and time at her grave.

  18. Jane Austen Tour and Tea

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    Jane Austen Tour and Tea

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    7 Oct 2017 To 7 Oct 2017

    This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and connections within Hampshire, a walk through the Cathedral Close to the house on College Street where she died and time at her grave.

  19. Jane Austen Tour and Tea

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    Jane Austen Tour and Tea

    Winchester

    Dates

    From:
    4 Nov 2017 To 4 Nov 2017

    This tour by specialist Cathedral guides includes insights into Jane's life and connections within Hampshire, a walk through the Cathedral Close to the house on College Street where she died and time at her grave.

  20. Paula Byrne, 'Comic Muse: How Jane Austen loved the theatre and why she works in Hollywood'

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    Paula Byrne, 'Comic Muse: How Jane Austen loved the theatre and why she works in Hollywood'

    Alton

    Dates

    From:
    21 Jun 2017 To 21 Jun 2017

    As part of our Regency Week celebrations, Chawton House Library welcomes Dr Paula Byrne, author of the most recent biography of Jane Austen, The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things (2013).