A weekend of Jane Austen-inspired activities with the Friday evening talk on the look of England in Austen’s time, a Regency-style dinner party with English country dancing (which comes with all the instruction anyone might need), English afternoon tea with a talk about taking tea during Jane Austen’s time, an optional sleigh ride, and Sunday […]

A weekend of Jane Austen-inspired activities with the Friday evening talk: Making Sense of Jane Austen’s England (explaining money, travel, the postal system and other things important in Sense and Sensibility), a Regency-style dinner party with English country dancing (which comes with all the instruction anyone might need), English afternoon tea with a talk about […]

Maybe you can’t spend the weekend at Downton Abbey, but you can spend it in a stately mansion with a marble vestibule and fireplaces in the bedrooms. Attend a comfortable dinner with a detailed explanation of table settings, etiquette history, and properly managing everything from unfolding a napkin to holding your coffee cup. Gain new […]

  A weekend of Jane Austen-inspired activities with the Friday evening talk: Cents and Other Things that Matter in Jane Austen’s Novels (explaining money, travel, the postal system and other things important in Sense and Sensibility), a Regency-style dinner party with a book discussion, English afternoon tea with a talk about taking tea during Jane […]

Each guest will choose to be a character from any one of Austen’s novels. Period dress is optional, but guests will interact in character throughout the weekend. The activities will depend somewhat on the weather and participant interest, but may include a Regency dinner party, an evening of games, letter writing, fencing, English Country dancing, […]

A weekend of Jane Austen-inspired activities with the Friday evening talk: Cents and Other Things that Matter in Jane Austen’s Novels (explaining money, travel, the postal system and other things important in Sense and Sensibility), a Regency-style dinner party with English country dancing (which comes with all the instruction anyone might need), English afternoon tea […]