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2013 Jane Austen Festival Photographs

Jane Austen Festival

Official Festival photographer Owen Benson has now uploaded all the images he took of this year’s 2013 Jane Austen Festival for everyone to view. There are some stunning shots for you to enjoy.

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The Small Sword: Self Defense and the Georgian Gentleman


“no gentleman was dressed without his sword”

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A Little Sea Bathing Would Set me up Forever!


The Sea air and Sea Bathing together were nearly infallible, one or the other of them being a match for every Disorder…

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The Battle of Fishguard


Known as The Last Invasion of England

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Dressing Up Regency Style with hats, bonnets, reticules and scarves

Trying on some Regency Costume

We’ve recently added a new section to the exhibition where we allow our visitors to dress up using Regency bonnets, top hats, shawles, fans, reticules and parasols. As you would imagine, it is going down very well and everyone is having a lot of fun.

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Ebay Jane Austen Auction outcomes


Film costumes are being despatched to all parts of the globe this week as the ebay Jane Austen costume winners celebrate their good fortune.

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Sew a Regency Gown

Print the pattern, make a toile…voila! You’re ready to go.

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Tableaux Vivants

The “Living Pictures” Parlour Game

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On the Important Subject of Dress and Fashion

Isabella Beeton addresses the Mistress of the House

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Gentlemen’s Morning Attire

Nightgowns, Bathrobes and Dressing Gowns…what would Mr. Darcy wear to Breakfast?

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