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?
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
Short film about the Masked Ball Preparations at this year’s Jane Austen Festival in Bath
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…)
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
The Jane Austen Festival starts on the 12th of September and looks like it will be the biggest and best ever. Jackie Herring, Jane Austen Festival Director is happy with the arrangements and ticket sales. ‘Lots of events have already sold out but there are still a few tickets left. If you want to see… Read more about 2015 Jane Austen Festival in Bath
Visit England Welcome Award for The Jane Austen Centre The hard-working staff at the Jane Austen Centre were really pleased to find out that they had been recognised for their contribution to tourism in the area. The Jane Austen Centre is honoured to receive the VisitEngland Welcome accolade which has been awarded as part of… Read more about Jane Austen Centre Gets Honoured!
The Amazing Jane Austen Waxwork at the Jane Austen Centre in Bath Although not breaking news, we thought you’d be interested in this article about the Jane Austen Waxwork which has appeared in Wikipedia. It contains lots of background info on the waxwork creation and the development of the original portrait by Melissa Dring. For… Read more about Jane Austen Waxwork now in Bath England