Open During the Festival

The Jane Austen Centre – 10am to 5pm
(Last entry to Exhibition 4pm)

A warm and friendly welcome is waiting for you at the Jane Austen Centre. From the polite bow and greeting on the doorstep to the costumed Austen characters inside, nothing is too much trouble. Do visit the permanent Exhibition and try on Regency costumes, learn the language of the fan, write with a quill pen and see the world-famous life-sized Jane Austen waxwork.

Regency Tea Room – 11am to 5pm
(Last orders 4pm)

 Situated on the 2nd Floor of the Jane Austen Centre is the very popular Regency Tea Room, with the most delicious cakes and of course excellent afternoon tea – ‘Tea with Mr Darcy’. Rest your reticule, meet up with other Festival enthusiasts and enjoy the Regency atmosphere whilst savouring a pot of real leaf tea – Assam or Jane Austen blends are particularly good or for a more delicate flavour why not try Earl Grey?

Bath Theatrical Costume Hire Pop-Up Shop
Open Friday 9th to Thursday 15th September 10am - 6pm daily (closes 2pm on Sunday)

Situated in the John Wood Room in the Francis Hotel, Queens Square Bath. Bath Theatrical are again holding their fabulous pop-up shop for all your Regency fashion needs. Add the final touch to your look by having your hair styled too. For all enquiries, and to pre-book your outfit or hair appointment email