Jane Austen Book Club

Love Jane Austen? Want to know more about her life? How she became who she was? Meet others who enjoy her work? Join The Belle Meade Plantation Jane Austen Book Club!  We will meet throughout the year to read Jane Austen’s original works.  When we meet we will have tea and lively conversation.

Tickets are required and must be purchased in advance, online.  All meetings start in the Belle Meade Plantation visitor’s center at 10:30AM on the day of the program.

Email janeausten@bellemeadeplantation.com to join the book club and to receive emails about upcoming events.  Please purchase your tickets to the discussion by clicking the link below.  Space is limited!!! Please purchase at least 3 business days before the book discussion

 

 

2015 Book Selections, Programs & Discussion Dates
January 31    ”Sense and Sensibility”
Join us for tea and lively discussion. Our discussions will focus on Sense and Sensibility in its historical context as well as its many afterlives in fiction and film.
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February 28    Bead-work Workshop
March  28         “Pride and Prejudice”
Join us for tea and lively discussion. Our discussions will focus on Pride & Prejudice in its historical context as well as its many afterlives in fiction and film.
April 25            ”Hero, Scoundrel, or Dandy: How to Step back into Regency England with Men’s Fashion”
May 30            ”Mansfield Park”
Join us for tea and lively discussion. Our discussions will focus on Mansfield Park in its historical context as well as its many afterlives in fiction and film.
June 27            Garden Party with Lawn games
July 25              ”Emma”
Join us for tea and lively discussion. Our discussions will focus on Emma in its historical context as well as its many afterlives in fiction and film.
August 29       Smelling Salts & Salves Workshop
September 26   “Persuasion”
Join us for tea and lively discussion. Our discussions will focus on Persuasion in its historical context as well as its many afterlives in fiction and film.
October 31      Hairstyles & Head-wear of the Regency era
November 21   “Juvenilia”
Join us for tea and lively discussion. Our discussions will focus on the works of Austen in her youth.
December 19   Celebration Tea in Honor of Jane’s Birthday
*More details for each program will be announced soon.

 

 

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