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What Jane Austen Means to Me by Becca Hemmings

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Giftshop Manager Becca Hemmings describes how her time at the Jane Austen Centre inspired her life’s work.

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Happy Birthday Martin

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Martin Salter, the meeter and greeter at The Jane Austen Centre in Bath and officially recognised as ‘England’s Most Photographed Man’, celebrated his fiftieth birthday in style at the weekend.

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2013 Jane Austen Festival Photographs

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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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Your ‘Barouche’ awaits – Day trip to Hampshire – 9am

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(Return approx. 6pm) Small guided group tour to see the villages and churches of Steventon and Chawton, as well as Winchester Cathedral. There will be time for optional visits to Jane Austen’s House Museum at Chawton (£7.50) and Winchester Cathedral (£7.50) her final resting place. Tickets: £65 (includes Caravelle travel and guide, admission charges extra) […]

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The unsavoury tour of Bath – walking tour – 5pm

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(duration 2 hours) Jane Austen Centre guide, Dickon Povey, promises to take you on a tour of the lesser known aspects of Bath. Looking at the more sordid and disagreeable side of 18th Century living in an amusing and light hearted walk. Tickets: £8 Meet: main entrance to Bath Abbey, Abbey Churchyard BA1 1LY  

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Festival Friends Costume Research Extended Session – 2pm

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(duration 2 hours) This is a chance to visit the Fashion Museum for an extended period and study original costumes and accessories from the Jane Austen era. Open to Festival Friends only  ticket includes entrance to the Fashion Museum and Assembly Rooms. Limited places, tickets issued on a first come first served basis. Tickets: £15 […]

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Festival Friends Costume Research Taster Session – 12noon

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(duration 1 hour) This is a chance to visit the Fashion Museum and study original costumes and accessories from the Jane Austen era. Open to Festival Friends only ticket includes entrance to the Fashion Museum and Assembly Rooms. Limited places, tickets issued on a first come first served basis. Tickets: £10 only available from Jackie […]

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Festival Friends Costume Research Taster Session – 11am

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(duration 1 hour) This is a chance to visit the Fashion Museum and study original costumes and accessories from the Jane Austen era. Open to Festival Friends only ticket includes entrance to the Fashion Museum and Assembly Rooms. Limited places, tickets issued on a first come first served basis. Tickets: £10 only available from Jackie […]

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Your ‘Barouche’ awaits – Day trip to Hampshire – 9am Thurs

37 Barouche day trip to hampshire

(Return approx. 6pm) Small guided group tour to see the villages and churches of Steventon and Chawton, as well as Winchester Cathedral. There will be time for optional visits to Jane Austen’s House Museum at Chawton (£7.50) and Winchester Cathedral (£7.50) her final resting place. Tickets: £65 (includes Caravelle travel and guide, admission charges extra) […]

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Carriage to Meryton – Lacock and the Cotswolds – minibus tour – 2pm

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(duration 3½ hours) A chance to stroll around three beautiful Cotswold villages near Bath, all of which are regularly used as film locations – Lacock (Pride and Prejudice, Emma  and  Harry Potter), Castle Combe (Dr Doolittle, Warhorse and Tess of the D’Ubervilles) and Corsham (The Remains of the Day and Lark Rise to Candleford). Tickets: […]

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