'Jane Austen was a happy visitor to the city where marriages were made and fortunes lost and where le beau monde was an inspiration for the novels time has made famous', writes Diana White, historian, author and guide on our two day festive jaunt to Jane Austen's Bath. We asked her to tell us more.
‘Our Bath base means that we are uniquely placed to create truly evocative tours of Jane Austen’s world,' states our website proudly. Austen certainly embodies one end of the spectrum of early-nineteenth century fiction, that of romance and satire. But did you know that Bath also played host to another novelist who wrote the defining
Julia Golding is a multi-award-winning children’s author and the creator of the podcast What Would Jane Do? We caught up with her at her home in Oxford to find out why this Regency novelist is still a woman of our times.
As the festive season approaches, Diana White, guide for our two day festive jaunt in Jane Austen's Bath, looks back to Christmas 1795 and finds the 20 year-old Jane Austen was enjoying herself
In honour of Jane Austen's birthday, Dr. Gabrielle Malcolm, our guest blogger, editor of Fan Phenomena: Jane Austen (2016) and author of There’s Something About Darcy (2019) looks back to the day of her birth and imagines how, as an adult living in Bath, she might have celebrated.
Jane Austen is a great writer. We accept that, right? It’s a given, isn’t it? But just what is it that makes her so special? We asked Dr. Gabrielle Malcolm, guest blogger and author of Fan Phenomena: Jane Austen and There’s Something About Darcy to share her thoughts
Jane Austen loved autumn walks in the Hampshire countryside, often covering five miles a day, so as the leaves turn from orange to yellow, our guest blogger Christine Hughes has been looking at how this most mellow of seasons inspired our favourite author
It’s September 1801. The season is changing and Jane Austen is arriving at her new home, 4 Sydney Place, Bath. We asked historian, author and Jane Austen aficionado Diana White to tell us what treats the city of pleasures held in store for our favourite novelist.