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Jane Austen’s Bath – walking tour – 11am

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(duration 1½ hours) Discover the places Jane Austen knew well and wrote about in her letters and two Bath novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Tickets: Adult £9, Concession £7 Venue: Meet and buy your tickets from KC Change shop in Abbey Churchyard    

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Courtship – Performance by Kim Hicks – 10am

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Scenes from the novels of Jane Austen performed by Kim Hicks (duration 1 hour) This selection of performed readings includes extracts from Northanger Abbey, Pride & Prejudice, Emma and the minor works. Tickets: £12 only available from Theatre Royal Box Office 01225 448844 or theatreroyal.org.uk online booking from 24th June. Venue: Theatre Royal, Sawclose BA1 1ET

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Northanger Abbey – Box Tale Soup Theatre Company – 12noon

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(duration 1¼ hours) This unique version of Northanger Abbey remains entirely faithful to the book and comprises of two actors and seven puppets. The show fits into a vintage trunk and all puppets, props, set and costume are handmade by the company. Suitable for Adults and ages 12+. Tickets: £8 Venue: The Mission Theatre, 32 Corn […]

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Jane Austen’s Bath – walking tour – 11am Sunday

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(duration 1½ hours) Discover the places Jane Austen knew well and wrote about in her letters and two Bath novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Tickets: Adult £9, Concession £7 Venue: Meet and buy your tickets from KC Change shop in Abbey Churchyard

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Jane Austen’s Bath – walking tour – 12noon Prom Saturday only

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(duration 1½ hours – tour is one hour later due to Promenade taking place at 11am) Discover the places Jane Austen knew well and wrote about in her letters and two Bath novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Tickets: Adult £9, Concession £7 Venue: Meet and buy your tickets from KC Change shop in Abbey Churchyard

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Austenland: The Film

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A Review by Margaret C. Sullivan

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An Introduction to Jane Austen Sequels

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Laurel Ann Nattress from Austenprose looks at the sub culture of Austen follow on literature

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The Elegance of the Breakfast Set

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The birth of English Bone China

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Northanger Abbey 2007: The Continuing Saga

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Another Jane Austen novel is being dusted off for the big screen. This time, Miramax films is co-producing Northanger Abbey. It’s a $9 million feature adaptation of Jane Austen’s first published novel. Shooting begins this fall in Bath, an historic city to about 150 kilometres southwest of London and well-known to Austen. Bath is noted […]

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Ann Radcliffe: Mother of the Gothic Novel

Ann Radcliffe was an English author, a pioneer of the gothic novel. She was born Ann Ward in Holborn, July 9, 1764. Her father was William Ward, a haberdasher; her mother was Ann Oates. At the age of 22, she married journalist William Radcliffe, owner and editor of the English Chronicle, in Bath in 1788. […]

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