Jane Austen’s News – Issue #2

Jane Austen Exhibition Opens in Basingstoke A new temporary exhibition celebrating Jane Austen has opened in Basingstoke, England. Among the artefacts on display at the Willis Museum are Jane’s writing slope and spectacles. There is also the manuscript of one of her early works, The History of England, written in 1791, when she was just 15-years-old and… Read more about Jane Austen’s News – Issue #2


Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Free UK Screenings for Students

If you’ve missed the latest news about the impending launch of this film in the UK, now is a good time to catch up! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is set to hit UK screens in February of 2016, and the good news is that The E4 Slackers Club will be hosting free screenings for students in the… Read more about Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Free UK Screenings for Students


Jane Austen’s News – Issue #1

Jane Austen’s World is our weekly compilation of stories about or related to Jane Austen. Here we will feature a variety of items, including craft tutorials, reviews, news stories, articles and photos from around the world. If you’d like to include your story, please contact us with a press release or summary, along with a link…. Read more about Jane Austen’s News – Issue #1


Jane Austen Day – 16th December 2015

Jane Austen Day with Charlotte

Today we’re celebrating Jane’s birthday in Bath at the Jane Austen Centre and on the streets of the city. What did you do on Jane Austen Day?


Make Jane Austen Christmas Decorations with Terri Heinz

I recently discovered Terri Heinz’s lovely blog, Artful Affirmations. Here she presents and discusses her lovely collection of china and teacups, all gorgeously photographed. Terri is a talented artisan as well as photographer, and the chronicle of her journey towards creating a stunning Jane Austen themed Christmas tree was as visually delightful as it was… Read more about Make Jane Austen Christmas Decorations with Terri Heinz


Masked Ball Preparation

Masked Ball

Short film about the Masked Ball Preparations at this year’s Jane Austen Festival in Bath


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