Jane Austen News – Issue 8

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What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Mr Darcy’s Shirt Is Off To America  Mr Darcy’s famous wet shirt will soon be causing waves in America. As part of an exhibition titled Will & Jane: Shakespeare, Austen, and the Cult of Celebrity, the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington will be displaying the shirt alongside relics including a… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 8


Jane Austen News – Issue 7

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Sir Walter Scott’s Emma on Show Sir Walter Scott, the eminent Georgian reviewer and novelist, reviewed work from some of the most famous literary names of the era. Now a show titled “Rave Reviewer: Scott on Frankenstein, Emma and Childe Harold”, will tell the story of his engagement and… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 7


Jane Austen News – Issue 6

Jane Austen News

The Jane Austen news is a roundup of Jane Austen and Regency related news from around the globe. Fascinating insights and fun articles.


The Journal of Eveline Helm, Part Two

Dear Reader,  I hope that this journal of my time in Bath should prove to be helpful to you. In reading it may you be spared the numerous faux pas and embarrassments that I was not. I truly feel that if this work should prevent even one other young lady from public ridicule in the… Read more about The Journal of Eveline Helm, Part Two


Jane Austen News – Issue 5

Follow our blog for all the weekly Jane Austen news from around the world. Austentatious Returns to Bath  In 2013, 2014 and 2015 the Jane Austen Festival has been honoured to play host to the fantastic improv show Austentatious, which takes a made-up book title suggested by the audience and bases the evening’s performance around that title…. Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 5


Mrs Bennet’s Round Robin, by Viv Cavallo

To all our dear neighbours in Hertfordshire… What a wonderful year the Bennet family has enjoyed with three of my girls successfully married! My darling Lydia, youngest of my five daughters is blissfully happy with her ‘dear Wickham’ as she calls him.  Just think of it – only sixteen years old, yet she was the… Read more about Mrs Bennet’s Round Robin, by Viv Cavallo


Jane Austen News – Issue 4

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The 10 Places All Austen Fans Should Visit  Bustle has recently compiled a list of the top ten places that fans of Jane Austen NEED to go to, and we were delighted to find ourselves at number one! Other locations included in the must-see sites are Lyme Park in Cheshire, which was the location used… Read more about Jane Austen News – Issue 4


Jane Austen’s News – Issue #3

Craft – Create a Household Book Jane Austen’s friend Martha Lloyd shared a house with Jane and her sister Cassandra, and later married their brother. A close and long-time friend of the family, she kept a Household Book containing all kinds of recipes that became Austen family staples. In this inspirational craft blog, Laura Boyle… Read more about Jane Austen’s News – Issue #3