Jane Austen Festival 2015 – success

Jane Austen Festival 2015 Masked Ball

The Jane Austen Festival 2015 Wow, what a great Festival we’ve had this year. 10 days and over 60 events plus record attendance. I think everyone agrees it was the best ever. (more…)


Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Film Trailer Launches

Today marks the release of the official Pride and Prejudice movie trailer from Lionsgate Films, and we have to say it’s looking like a high-quality production! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is a re imagining of Jane Austen’s classic novel written by Seth Grahame-Smith. It’s the same story you know and love, with the added scare… Read more about Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Film Trailer Launches


2015 Jane Austen Festival in Bath

The Jane Austen Festival starts on the 12th of September and looks like it will be the biggest and best ever. Jackie Herring, Jane Austen Festival Director is happy with the arrangements and ticket sales. ‘Lots of events have already sold out but there are still a few tickets left. If you want to see… Read more about 2015 Jane Austen Festival in Bath


Jane Austen Centre Gets Honoured!

Visit England Welcome Award for The Jane Austen Centre The hard-working staff at the Jane Austen Centre were really pleased to find out that they had been recognised for their contribution to tourism in the area. The Jane Austen Centre is honoured to receive the VisitEngland Welcome accolade which has been awarded as part of… Read more about Jane Austen Centre Gets Honoured!


Jane Austen Waxwork now in Bath England

The Amazing Jane Austen Waxwork at the Jane Austen Centre in Bath Although not breaking news, we thought you’d be interested in this article about the Jane Austen Waxwork which has appeared in Wikipedia. It contains lots of background info on the waxwork creation and the development of the original portrait by Melissa Dring. For… Read more about Jane Austen Waxwork now in Bath England


Guinness World Record

The Jane Austen Festival in Bath gained a Guinness World Record on the 13th of September 2014


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… Read more about Jane Austen Waxwork


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.