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Tuesday 13th September

Jane Austen's Bath Driver Guided Tour

Meet 9am (finish 12.15pm)

Meet: 9am outside the Jane Austen Centre, 40 Gay Street, BA1 2NT 

A combination of walking and driving visiting outdoor locations in Austen’s Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. Includes Charlcombe, described by Jane ‘as being sweetly situated in a little green valley’ and finishes with the best view of Bath from ‘that Noble Hill’.

Tickets £45

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Who's for Tea or Coffee? - Walking Tour

10am (duration 2 hours)

Meet: outside the main door of Bath Abbey, BA1 1LT

Times have changed but not the British love of tea and coffee. With Bath Parade Guides find out about the social custom of tea and coffee drinking in company and at home, during the time of Jane Austen. 

Tickets £12

7 walk up tickets available - please email festival@janeausten.co.uk to book

To Meryton and Highbury – driver guided tour 

Meetat 1:15pm (duration 4 hrs 15mins)

Meet: 1:15pm outside the Jane Austen Centre, 40 Gay Street, BA1 2NT

Starting with a driving/walking tour of Austen’s Bath, then on to charming Corsham, to stroll the remarkably unspoilt High Street where Ross Poldark first saw Demelza. Next Lacock - a village trapped in time and location for Meryton and Highbury. Then back to Bath and finishing with the best view of Bath from ‘that Noble Hill’.

Tickets £55

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Jane Austen and Bath Walking Tour

2pm (duration 1hr 30mins)

Meet: outside the Jane Austen Centre, 40 Gay Street, BA1 2NT

‘Bath is a charming place, with a variety of amusements, who could ever be tired of Bath?’ So said Jane Austen’s character Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey, which along with her novel Persuasion is set in Bath. Through family links and having visited and lived in the city, Austen knew Bath very well indeed. Come and find out more on this walking tour led by Mr Knightley of The Jane Austen Centre.

Tickets £12

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Embroider like Jane Austen - Workshop

5.30pm (duration 2 hours)

Venue: The Jane Austen Centre, 40 Gay Street, Bath, BA1 2NT

Using historical designs from the Regency era, learn to embroider your own Fischu to wear proudly with your Regency outfit. 

Tickets £58

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Waterstones Regency Assembly 

6.30pm (duration 2hrs 30mins)

Venue: Waterstones, 4-5 Milsom Street, Bath BA1 1DA

You are cordially invited to an evening of dance, poetry and performance. Dress code: Regency. Prize for the diamond of the season. It's sure to be the talk of the ton! Open Mic: Bring along your regency-themed poems, stories, letters or songs! *Drinks and nibbles included.

Tickets £10 from www.waterstones.com/events

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Ghost Walk

8pm (duration 1hr 30 mins)

Meet: outside the main door of Bath Abbey, BA1 1LT

Take a leisurely night time stroll through the haunted streets of Bath - listen to eerie stories of murder, mystery, mayhem and ghosts. Including tales of execution areas, haunted pubs, the old hospital, theatre and, of course, the duelling ground where so many met a grisly fate. A scary and fun evening out! 

Tickets £15

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