A weekend of literary-inspired diversions for every Jane Austen devotee includes dessert & a talk by Hope Greenberg on Regency fashion, afternoon tea, a Regency-style dinner party & book discussion of Sense and Sensibility, Sunday brunch & a quiz with prizes. Optional sleigh ride. Spend the weekend or an evening. Dress in whichever century suits […]
First activity of the Jane Austen weekend at the Governor’s House, this is an informal talk with dessert. Hope Greenberg explains the details of Regency fashion using beautiful photos and real clothing, everything from simple undergarments and corsets to fabulous headpieces. $14 including dessert. Advance reservations required.
Part of the Jane Austen weekend at The Governor’s House in Hyde Park, the tea is open to the public. Although this is English afternoon tea made popular during the Victorian Era with scones, jam, clotted cream, finger sandwiches, and tea cakes, there will be readings and discussion of tea the way Jane Austen would […]
Part of the Jane Austen weekend at the Governor’s House, this is a small Regency-style dinner party open to the general public. We will discuss Austen’s novel Emma and how the many movies stand up to the original text. Advance reservations required. $35.