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Jane Austen Weekend

Jane Austen Weekend

Location: Soho House

31st August 2013 - 1st September 2013

Come and enjoy a weekend of performances and demonstrations celebrating all things Austen at Soho House

 It is 200 years since the first publication of Pride and Prejudice. Soho celebrates this landmark anniversary with the return of our Jane Austen event.

Saturday 31st August 12.00 noon - 4.00pm £6 adults, £2 children

Walking performances featuring vignettes from Austen's work around Soho House at 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.30pm and 3.30pm with Pattern 23 Theatre Company

Regency dancing ... An opportunity to watch or learn some popular dances from the Georgian era at 12.30pm, 1.30pm and  2.45pm 

Live music to accompany dance

Sunday 1st August 12.00 noon - 4.00pm Free

See make up demonstations throughout the day illustrating styles popular during the period

Watch embroidery demonstrations with Soho's Asian Women's Textile Group