Jane Austen Fans enjoy an evening with Mr. Wickham

Jane Austen Festival

Jane Austen Festival

One of the UK’s most celebrated female novelists, Jane Austen is also one of Bath’s most famous former residents, and has her own dedicated annual festival during mid-September.

This year the Jane Austen Festival will be taking place in the spa city of Bath between September 14 – 22 and offers over 60 different individual events dedicated to the world of Ms. Austen, her books and her colourful characters.

The 2012 festival offers some special highlights including an evening with Mr. Wickham, played by the acclaimed actor Adrian Lukis who also took on the role of the dastardly and dashing character in the 1995 Andrew Davies’ adaptation of ‘Pride & Prejudice’ for the BBC, so this will no doubt be a real treat for true fans. This event takes place on September 16 at the Bath Assembly Rooms at 8pm.

For tickets and more information contact The Jane Austen Centre on: 01225 443000.

So if you are a fan of the works and life of Jane Austen, this is surely an event not to be missed, so be sure to book your local luxury b and b in Bath. Additionally, why not enhance your stay with of one of the therapeutic spa breaks in Bath for a relaxing stay in this historical city?

 

Image credit: Fahdshariff – (Wikimedia Commons)

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