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.
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.
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 and he… Read more about Now he’s a cartoon character!
Martin Salter our Meeter/Greeter gets on the TV again with presenter Amanda Vickery. Take a look.
We knew it would happen. Our Meeter/Greeter Martin Salter has been recognised as England’s most photographed man.
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…)
Well he’s finally been recognised for what he undoubtedly is, ‘England’s Most Photographed Man’. How great that Martin Salter the cheery Meeter/Greeter at the Centre is rightly lauded for his work. Anyone else wouldn’t get anything like the attention that Martin generates by his unique personality. We are rightly proud of his achievement. Read the… Read more about England’s Most Photographed Man
It’s official! The world record for the largest gathering of people dressed in Regency costumes was achieved by 409 participants, for the Jane Austen Festival in Bath, UK, on 19 September 2009 The previous world record stood at 200 people and on a beautiful sunny day in September last year, 409 of us got together in… Read more about Guinness World Record