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Talks Available

Nationwide:

Introducing Jane Austen and her novels (50 minutes)
Introducing Jane Austen and her novels (60 minutes)
Introducing Jane Austen and her novels (80 minutes)
Introducing Jane Austen: The Woman and the Writer (60 minutes)
Jane Austen and Marriage: Fact and Fiction (60 minutes)
Themes in Pride and Prejudice (60 minutes)
Jane Austen's Literary Fingerprint (70 minutes)
Literature in the 19th Century: Jane Austen and the Development of the Novel (60 minutes)
A Walk in the Park : The Story of Fanny Price (60 minutes)
The Body in the Library : Meet the Real Mr Bennet! (60 minutes)

These can be adapted to suit individual needs.

Speakers in Kent also give talks on the Austen family connections to their county.

Scotland:

Jane Austen: Life and Works
Lotions and Potions: Getting better 200 years ago!
'Ring the Bell for Hill': Servant life 200 years ago
Did Marianne Sing Scots Songs?

Hampshire and adjacent counties: (It may be possible to have these talks elsewhere in the country)
Jane Austen and her Hampshire Family
Jane Austen and the Miracle of Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen and the Clergy
Jane Austen and the Landscape Garden
Jane Austen's Letters
Jane Austen's Sailor Brothers

If you require a talk on a specific subject, we will endeavour to cater for your particular interest, given sufficient notice.

Select the following link for a brief outline of the content of the talks.