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The Jane Austen Writer's Club by Rebecca Smith

The Jane Austen Writer's Club by Rebecca Smith

Our reviewer, Harriet Smith, discovers that many Janeites harbour a love for creative writing. Rebecca Smith, author of The Jane Austen Writer's Club and five-times-great-niece...

Posted: March 28th 2017

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Category: Jane Austen Books

Beware the Stinking Fish - Jane Austen and Southampton

Beware the Stinking Fish - Jane Austen and Southampton

The Stinking Fish of Southampton Festival promises to be a lively celebration of Jane Austen’s presence in this south-coast city, organised to mark...

Posted: March 14th 2017

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The mystery of the missing Jane Austen bust

The mystery of the missing Jane Austen bust

Never has there been a more appropriate story for the Jane Austen Detectives. A stone bust of Jane’s head once stood as the centrepiece of the...

Posted: March 9th 2017

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The truth about Mr Darcy

The truth about Mr Darcy

When you think of Mr Darcy the odds are you think of something like this. And you’re not alone – the image of Colin...

Posted: February 16th 2017

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The Queen attends Jane Austen talk

The Queen attends Jane Austen talk

Her Majesty the Queen recently attended a talk on Jane Austen by royal historian and television presenter Lucy Worsley, hosted by the Sandringham and West...

Posted: February 16th 2017

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Winchester showcases Jane Austen artefacts

Winchester showcases Jane Austen artefacts

Hot off the press the BBC reports that the Hampshire City of Winchester will host an extensive exhibition in association with the Jane Austen House...

Posted: January 31st 2017

Blog tags: Food and Beverages, Latest News

Category: Social History

Jane Austen's double whammy 200 years on

Jane Austen's double whammy 200 years on

Chief reporter, Robert Mendick from The Telegraph newspaper, describes how Jane Austen will not only appear on the new £10 British bank note in 2017,...

Posted: January 8th 2017

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Jane Austen - the ultimate romantic

Jane Austen - the ultimate romantic

Astrologer Alison Gunn Ph.D from the website beyondthestarsastrology.com analyses Jane Austen's birth chart for 16th December, 1775. She examines Jane's deepest nature and finds glimpses...

Posted: December 16th 2016

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