With a Flourish!

Share this: Killer Bees and Jane Austen make their mark on Women’s day In the church of St Michael’s Without, from 10am to 6pm yesterday, works by 100 women were read out by volunteers …  A passage from “Pride and Prejudice” was recited with a fine flourish by Jackie Herring, Director of the local Jane… Read more about With a Flourish!


Jane Austen Centre on TV – again

Caroline Smailes

Share this: Caroline Smailes at book launch How will it all end? Take a look at this BBC Breakfast news item. Caroline Smailes, has a new novel which offers readers a variety of different endings – 11 in all. The item is supported by a visit to The Jane Austen Centre where our guests are quizzed… Read more about Jane Austen Centre on TV – again


Jane Austen Festival Video recording last year’s events

Group visit resources

Photographer, film maker and friend of the Festival Owen Benson has edited together some highlights of last year’s Jane Austen Festival. Such a colourful event with costumes, music, food and dance in abundance.


Free Iphone App

Jane Austen App

The Jane Austen Centre in Bath has been busy working on an Iphone app which will deliver a witty or meaningful quote from Jane Austen’s novels or letters to your phone every day.


Now he’s a cartoon character!

Martin the cartoon

Share this: Our very own Meeter/Greeter Martin Salter has been immortalised as a cartoon character by Perry Harris and can be seen on his Twitter site. He surely must be ‘England’s most photographed man’. I was surprised to see Martin looking at me from the wall of my local pub as someone had painted him… Read more about Now he’s a cartoon character!


He’s in the news again

Martin Salter

Martin Salter our Meeter/Greeter gets on the TV again with presenter Amanda Vickery. Take a look.


Martin on the television

Martin Salter

We knew it would happen. Our Meeter/Greeter Martin Salter has been recognised as England’s most photographed man.


The Festival starts with a splash!

Share this: Wow, what a start. Despite a bit of rain the promenaders turned out in their finery to celebrate the start of the Jane Austen Festival. Click here to go to the full story from the Bath Chronicle. (more…)