Theatre Royal Bath plays Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park

Theatre Royal Bath plays Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park

Mansfield Park book cover

The autumn sees many people heading to Somerset’s spa city to enjoy one of the relaxing spa breaks in Bath and its rich cultural heritage. Bath offers visitors a wide variety of cultural experiences, and the city is widely renowned for being a centre for the Arts in the South West.

With this in mind, why not enjoy a play adaptation of Jane Austen’s famous novel Mansfield Park at Theatre Royal Bath during October 1 – 6? This play features a talented cast and the screen play has been written by Tim Luscombe, whose other acclaimed Austen adaptations include two of Ms Austen’s other popular novels, Persuasion and Northanger Abbey. This is most definitely a must-see play for lovers of classic period drama. Continue reading

Free Smartphone App Available for Jane Austen Fans

Free Smartphone App Available for Jane Austen Fans

Jane Austen portrait

People visit the magnificent city of Bath for many reasons, whether it’s to take in the city’s extensive history or to sample one of the therapeutic spa breaks in Bath while staying in a local b and b in Bath during their city break. For some visitors, it’s to experience a city which is famous for being home to Jane Austen and that was influential in some of her books.

The highly-acclaimed and much-loved English romantic novelist Jane Austen is undoubtedly one of Bath’s most famous former residents. During Ms. Austen’s time in Bath, she used the city for research and inspiration, setting two of her later novels, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion, in the city. Continue reading

Enjoy the annual Jane Austen Festival in Bath

Jane Austen Festival

Jane Austen Festival

Many people visit Somerset’s premier city to enjoy relaxing spa breaks in Bath; after all, it’s the UK’s number one spa city. But did you know the city of Bath is a mecca for all Jane Austen fans from around the world.

Jane Austen is one of Bath’s most famous residents, and she set two of her later novels, Persuasion and Northanger Abbey, in the city, as well as using it for inspiration by featuring notes on social life and music recitals of the time. Continue reading