Turbans were popular forms of head decoration during Austen’s era, adding both drama and height to the wearer. Fashion magazines of the time displayed an amazing variety of style and form, all under the heading “turban”. Period portraits also offer and excellent source of study, showing that some turbans were “traditional” wound affairs, while others […]
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Use your crockpot to cut back on effort and create a healthy and tasty alternative to solid shortening.
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.
(duration 1 hour) Was it just, a splash of water on the face in the morning, a three mile walk and voila the Regency look; or was there more to it than that? Jodie Hollis talks about the products available and styles of make-up in 1813, plus who used them; and demonstrates how to achieve […]
(duration 2 hours with interval. Doors open at 7.15pm) Regency Recitals invite you to take a musical journey through this most beloved of Austen novels. The emotional discoveries and the twists and turns of this timeless narrative will be brought to life through the beautiful songs of the period. Immerse yourself in the complexity of […]