Tag: Jane Austen House Museum

TV Star to launch new rose for Austen 200th

Jane Austen’s House Museum in Hampshire is continuing its bicentenary commemorations with the launch of a Jane Austen Rose. The rose, developed by Harkness Roses, will be unveiled by Jane Austen’s House Museum ambassador Alan Titchmarsh at RHS Chelsea Flower Show on May 22. Harkness Roses are generously donating a percentage of their proceeds in…

Jane Austen’s wallpaper sees light of day

Jane Austen’s House Museum has launched its bicentenary commemorations by taking the first steps towards recreating the interior of the house as it was in Austen’s day. The house, located in the village of Chawton, was Austen’s home for the last eight years of her life and the place where she wrote or revised all…