Last year's Jane Austen festival fell barely short of a world record, and the British took notice. This year they're trying again, and there's a rivalry brewing.
Writing is difficult. I’m sweating right now. Curious to know how the famous novel came to be? Join Dr. Glynis Ridley and the Jane Austen Society this Sunday, February 17th at 2pm at Locust Grove and hear the story.
Ladies and gentleman, learn to adorn yourselves in Regency and Federal splendor in the beautiful ambience of the historical home of Locust Grove this Saturday.
Bare-knuckle boxing anyone? Not all Saturday afternoons are created equal. This year’s fifth annual Jane Austen Festival at Locust Grove brought to life the characters, fashions and Regency flair of the beloved 19th century author.
The pages of Jane Austen’s timeless novels descend on the 21st Century at this weekend’s Jane Austen Festival. Head out to Locust Grove Saturday, July 21st and Sunday, July 22nd for all the tea, scones and hoop skirts you can handle.
Looking for another chapter beyond ‘Pride & Prejudice’? Sandy Lerner, writing under the penname ‘Ava Farmer’, will present just that with her book ‘Second Impressions’. Join The Jane Austen Society for a reading and signing this upcoming Thursday, June 21st, at 6:30pm.
Ready for some sassy pantaloons? The Jane Austen Society will host the Regency fashions of Betsy Bashore at Historic Locust Grove this coming Sunday, May 20th at 2pm.
Oo La La! UofL professor, Glynis Ridley, puts some pleasure in your pages with the upcoming talk “Sex in English Literature”. Join her in conjunction with the Jane Austen Society at Locust Grove this Sunday, January 15th, at 2pm.
Put 'em up! Guest speaker, Art Bilodeau, will speak on the culture and color of 19th Century fist-fighting in conjunction with the Jane Austen Society on Sunday, October 9th