Colouring Competition – Gallery of Entries

Jessica Volz

Jane Austen Colouring Competition Entries – 2016 We were so impressed with the quality and imagination of the entries to our colouring competition that we felt we simply had to share a few of our favourites. Winner – Adult’s Category Jessica Volz  Winner – Children’s Category  Tia, Aged 9            … Read more about Colouring Competition – Gallery of Entries


Jane Austen News – 12

A house to rival Pemberley in Pride and Prejudice

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Reworked Pride and Prejudice Set To Top Summer Book Charts       In recent years, as part of a project that has paired six writers with Austen’s six novels and asked them to reimagine them for the twenty-first century, we’ve seen Alexander McCall Smith bring out Emma, Joanna… Read more about Jane Austen News – 12


The Journal of Eveline Helm, Part Three – Beau Nash

Beau Nash

The continuing diary of Eveline Helm. It’s 1797 and it’s her first visit to the Pump Rooms. Will she meet Beau Nash?


Jane Austen News – 11

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? Lady Susan’s Little Black Book      Penguin launched their innovative Little Black Classics range in February last year, and have already sold more than 2.2 million titles from the range worldwide. Originally there were 80 to choose from (or collect), and Jane’s short story The Beautifull Cassandra was number… Read more about Jane Austen News – 11


Jane Austen News – 10

Pride and Prejudice bookmark

What’s the Jane Austen News this week? The Love and Friendship Trailer is Here!      Whit Stillman’s Jane Austen film adaptation, Love and Friendship, starring Kate Beckinsale and Chloe Sevigny, is set to open the San Francisco International Film Festival on April 21st. Great news! Even better, we can now finally see a trailer for the… Read more about Jane Austen News – 10


Jane Austen News – Issue 9

Jane Austen news

Jane Austen news this week March 24th, Easter colouring, Jane Austen Quiz, John Mullan and love letters


Easter Colouring Competition at the Jane Austen Centre

Easter colouring competition

Between the 27th of March and the 9th of April we’ll be asking Jane fans young and old to colour our special Jane Austen Easter Egg in the most creative way they can. Flowers, embroidery patterns, illustrated characters from Jane’s novels – let your imagination run wild!


In your Easter Bonnet

Have you ever wondered how the tradition of new clothes for Easter started? It appears to be an ancient one…