‘Six Winters’: Scenes from Jane Austen’s Life & ImaginationOur winter exhibition presents six memorable winter scenes from Jane Austen’s life and novels. Visit in person for a multi-sensory exhibition trail around the House, or explore it here from the comfort of your own home
This exhibition is spread over six rooms in Jane Austen’s House. Click on the links below to discover six memorable winter scenes from Jane Austen’s life and novels, using the House itself, objects from the collection and Jane Austen’s writings to set the scene.
Scene 1. Jane Austen’s birth, December 1775
Jane Austen’s Bedroom
Scene 2. Family theatricals, December 1787
Scene 3. Dancing with Tom Lefroy, January 1796
Scene 5. ‘A fine family piece’, Persuasion