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Talk with Afternoon Tea

Join us at Cannon Hall on July 18 at 3pm – 8.30pm for a unique experience:

Fanny Price and Emma Woodhouse Literary Talk with Regency Afternoon Tea

We celebrate the life of the world renowned English author Jane Austen on the 200th Anniversary of her death.

Join Marilyn Joice, of The Northern Branch of the Jane Austen Society, and an expert on this World renowned author, in this fascinating literary talk while enjoying a Regency Afternoon Tea in the magnificent Ball Room.

From Lizzie Bennet to Anne Elliot, Jane Austen created six very different heroines in her major novels; seven if you include Marianne Dashwood.

This talk will look at the characters and the stories of the two most diverse, Emma Woodhouse and Fanny Price.

There will also be an opportunity for an up close & personal look at the stunning Wedding dresses made for Gwyneth Paltrow as Emma and for Billy Piper as Fanny Price.

£35 per person, 3pm start

Jane Austen and Marriage – Fact or Fiction Talk with Light Supper

We celebrate the life of the world renowned English author Jane Austen on the 200th Anniversary of her death.

Join Marilyn Joice, of The Northern Branch of the Jane Austen Society, and an expert on this World renowned author, in this fascinating literary talk while enjoying a Light Supper in the magnificent Ball Room

The talk uncovers Jane Austen’s own romantic experiences, the situation of married and unmarried women in that period, and focussing particularly on women of Jane Austen’s social class, with a look at how she portrays marriage in the novels, sometimes linking back to the factual part of the talk.

£35 per person, 7pm start

All profits will be split between the Jane Austen Society North & Barnsley Museums & Heritage Trust (registered charities)

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