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Events UK : 2019

The following Jane Austen related events are offered by a range of organisations throughout the UK. They include lectures, informal talks, theatre productions and musical performances, together with various miscellaneous activities with a Jane Austen connection. Full details of each event (venue locations, dates and timings, ticket prices etc) are available via the link included within the individual entries below.

For information on a broad range of other literary events (not necessarily linked to Jane Austen), consult the websites of the Alliance of Literary Societies and the Royal Society of Literature, both of which are included within our Other Links page.

Saturday 22 June to
Sunday 30 June

Jane Austen Regency Week

This annual event includes a range of activities, including the Alton Regency Day, the Alton Regency Ball, music, walks, tours and more.
Full details from the above link.

Sunday 21 to
Friday 26 July

Fictions of Home: Jane Austen to the Present Day

This one-week course explores the concept of 'home' in literature, from the early 19th century to the present day, covering a wide range of authors from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Northanger Abbey through to Charles Dickens, Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf, and ending with contemporary writers. How does the modern idea of 'home' emerge in the writings of Jane Austen, and when does a house become a home?
The course aims to give insights into great writers of the past 200 years, and to reveal how literature bears witness to the meanings of 'home'.

Venue: Wolfson College, Cambridge.

For full details and booking procedures, visit the above website.