Talk: Jane Austen’s First Christmas - BNSS

Event date: 29th November 2022 at: 7.30pm (zoom only)

Speaker: Joy Pipworth

The presentation will show what was being reported in the Hampshire Chronicle at the time of Jane’s birth, and how 18th century Christmas in Hampshire would have been celebrated.

Joy Pipworth has been a Janeite since reading the first paragraph of  Pride and Prejudice in Third Year at school, and is a long-time member of the Jane Austen Society, in addition to working  as a volunteer for the National Trust at The Vyne and for Reading Museum in Reading Abbey Quarter.