Event Celebrating Jane Austen

Celebrating Jane Austen

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/07/2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location
All Saints Church

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On Saturday 8 July, the All Saints’ Fundraising Committee will be organising an event to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen, All Saints’ Church, Upper Clatford, near Andover. The event will start at 7.30pm.

There will be a talk by Jane Maxwell entitled ‘Jane Austen: Hampshire’s Most

Famous Lady’ which will cover many of her family connections, and focuses on the days leading up to her death in Winchester supported by her family.

Following the interval, when refreshments will be served, the Hampshire Regency Dancers will re-create the atmosphere of the balls which Jane Austen attended in Hampshire and which featured so prominently in her novels.

To complement the event, there will be an art display of children’s drawings of a Hampshire village in 1800 by local school children.

Tickets for the event are £10 (inclusive of refreshments) and can be reserved by phoning  01264 323804 or by emailing clatfordsaints@gmail.com

To complement the event, there will be an art display of pictures of a Hampshire village in 1800 by local school children.

All proceeds are in aid of All Saints’ Church, Upper Clatford and the Jane Austen Society.

 

Notes:

All Saints’ Church is situated to the south of the main village street in Church Lane, and is close to the A303.

Press enquiries to:  Jane Kennedy, Chairman ,  All Saints’ Fundraising Committee , Upper Clatford.

Tel: 07815  741419 (Voicemail)

Email: janelkennedy@tiscali.co.uk