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.

The Dandy Chargers

The Dandy Chargers In 1817 Baron Karl von Drais created the Lauf-maschine (running machine) / Draisienne / Mechanical Horse, the first human powered land vehicle to mount a serious bid for public acceptance. Satirically named the Dandy Charger. Then in 1818 Dennis Johnson, a coachmaker, of London developed an improved model that he called the… Read more about The Dandy Chargers

Adrian Lukis Interview

Adrian Lukis

Adrian Lukis was making the new Jane Austen Centre film when during a break we took the opportunity to grab a few minutes to interview the ex Mr. Wickham.

Happy Birthday Martin

The Jane Austen News is: Martin Salter

Martin Salter, the meeter and greeter at The Jane Austen Centre in Bath and officially recognised as ‘England’s Most Photographed Man’, celebrated his fiftieth birthday in style at the weekend.

2013 Jane Austen Festival Photographs

Jane Austen Festival

Official Festival photographer Owen Benson has now uploaded all the images he took of this year’s 2013 Jane Austen Festival for everyone to view. There are some stunning shots for you to enjoy.

Certificate of Excellence for the Regency Tea Room

The Regency Tea Room at the Jane Austen Centre today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence award.

Airport Bus Video

The Jane Austen News is: Martin Salter

Our ‘Airport bus Video’ Take a look at this little 1 minute video we made to show on the Airport Bus which runs from Bath city Centre to Bristol airport and back again. Its a bit of fun and shows Martin and Centre Guide Elle as well as the Regency Tea Room.   The Jane… Read more about Airport Bus Video

Festival images 2012 Jane Austen Festival

Festival Images 2012 Our professional photographer Owen Benson has loaded all of his fantastic images to an online site for you to enjoy. Just go into the galleries and look around. Image Galleries If you would like to download high resolution images to print yourself or if you would like to order prints this is… Read more about Festival images 2012 Jane Austen Festival