Tag Archives: Jane Austen

Martha Lloyd’s Whooping Cough Cure

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With Whooping Cough (Pertussis) reaching epidemic levels in recent years, a push to promote vaccination against it has received renewed publicity. As part of the DTP and DTaP (Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis) dose, we now have the ability to avoid these illnesses which were, in Jane Austen’s time, without prevention or cure. In some countries, […]

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Jane Austen Cover to Cover by Margaret C. Sullivan, a review

A Review by Sophie Andrews

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The Egyptian Hall

With the French occupation and exploration of Egypt in 1798 (Napoleon was seeking to cut off British interests in India) a mania for all things Pharonic came into vogue. The Battle of the Nile, in August, 1798, allowed the British to gain an advantage, and by 1801 they were in the process of taking over […]

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Jane Austen’s First Love: A Novel, by Syrie James – A Review

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A review by Christina Boyd

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Jane Austen Waxwork

Jane Austen Waxwork We had a great time unveiling our new Jane Austen waxwork to the assembled media folk on Wednesday 9th of July. Reaction was overwhelmingly positive when the curtains were parted. The waxwork is now on public display. Developed from a forensic portrait of the author by Melissa Dring, the waxwork has been […]

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Waxwork

The Jane Austen Centre will be closed on the morning of Wednesday 9th July for the official unveiling of the Jane Austen waxwork. The Centre will open at 12.30pm, at which time the waxwork will be on show to visitors for the first time.

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Upcycled Floral Brooch

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Create a one of a kind floral brooch using upcycled pages from Austen’s own works

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Jane Austen Novels Books life and times

Jane Austen Novels Books Life and Times JANE AUSTEN – A LIFE IN TWO WORLDS? It is truth universally acknowledged that the author of these opening words, which are among the most famous in English literature, is perhaps the greatest writer the English language, indeed any language, has known, bar Shakespeare. One might find it […]

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Why I love Jane Austen, by Eva O’Flynn

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Eva O’Flynn relates her reasons for loving Jane Austen

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Dinner with Mr. Darcy: Recipes Inspired by the Novels and Letters of Jane Austen, by Pen Vogler – A Review

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Plan your own ‘Dinner with Mr. Darcy’, Box Hill style picnic and more… reviewed by Laurel Ann Nattress

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