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January 13, 2013

We tonight you might like to read this lovely and interesting blog post about a vist to the Museum by Jack who has previously attempted to re create Mrs Austen’s recipe for a pudding in verse…..

Jack's Adventures in Museum Land

After writing about the Austen Family’s Bread Pudding Recipe not so long ago, I thought it would be fun to continue the adventure by visiting the museum that provided said recipe.  And which museum would that be? That would be one of the many Jane Austen museum’s out there. Luckily, it was the one closest to me – Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton, Hampshire.

It’s a good year to visit the Chawton house, because 2013 marks the 200th anniversary of Pride and Prejudice and what better way to mark the occasion than by visiting the place where it was completed? Actually, the last few years have been Big Ones for Chawton, recently they have celebrated:

  • 200 years since Jane Austen and family came to live in the house in 2009
  • 200 years since the publication of Sense and Sensibility in 2011

And coming up…

  • 200 years since the…

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