Friday 9th September to Sunday 17th September 2022

Ten wonderful days of celebrating all things Austen in the beautiful city of Bath

The Jane Austen Festival in Bath is the largest and longest running Jane Austen Festival in the world. The first Jane Austen Centre in 2001 took place over a weekend at The Jane Austen Centre, Bath, and has since grown into a 10 day programme, drawing over 3500 people from around the world.

The festival begins with our Regency Costumed Promenade, which has been filling the streets of Bath with over 500 people in Regency dress since 2004 and holds the Guinness World Record for the ‘Largest gathering of people dressed in Regency costumes’. Full of bonnets, soldiers, and drummers the backdrop of Georgian Bath transports visitors back to the time of Jane Austen.

Throughout the 10 day event, we welcome visitors to enjoy events inspired by the timeless works of Jane Austen including: guided walks, costumed balls, theatrical performances, concerts, talks and much more!

Keeping the spirit of the festival alive in the Summer, we are also delighted to host the Jane Austen Festival Summer in June, which creates an immersive experience for fans as you trace Jane Austen’s footsteps in the historic ballrooms of Bath.

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Jane Austen Festival Promenade

2022 Festival

We are still finalising  some events but take a look at the calendar so far.

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Jane Austen Festival Summer Ball

The Summer Ball

The new date is Saturday 25th June 2022In June each year the Jane Austen Festival holds a delightful Summer Ball, outside of and separate to the main Jane Austen Festival in September.

Tickets will be on sale in Spring 2022.

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