There were many celebrations held in 2017 to mark the 200 year anniversary of Jane Austen’s death
On 18 July 1817 Jane Austen passed away in Winchester in the arms of her sister Cassandra.
2017 marked 200 years since Jane’s death and many of her fans came together to celebrate her creativity and talent. The year was packed with a collaborative programme of exhibitions, talks, walks, launches, writing competitions and performances all over the world.
This guide takes you on a journey through England with the author to experience the celebrations that happened in 2017, with insights from Jane’s life, her family and her friends. Containing footage and photographs from Jane’s personal items, some of which have never been seen in public before, we guarantee you won’t be able to put it down!