50 events to go to for Regency Enthusiasts in 2020 (June – Dec)

Here is the second part of events related to the Regency period and the Georgian Age in 2020. Enjoy planning you Regency year!

June to July

19th Century Grand Ball
13 June 2020
Wenckheim Palace, Budapest, Baross u., 1082, Hungary
https://www.facebook.com/events/2225189027793848/

Jane Austen’s World
The event centers on Jane Austen’s letters and Claire Tomalin’s biography “Jane Austen: A Life.”
June 18 – 21 June 2020
Hampton Inn-Carrboro/Chapel Hill, 370 E Main St #100, Carrboro, NC 27510
https://janeaustensummer.org/2020-schedule-2/

Waterloo 2020
Re-enactment of the famous battle. Hundreds of volunteers join in for the occasion, bringing history back to the battlefield.
18 – 21 June 2020
Champ de bataille de Waterloo, Waterloo, Belgium
http://walloniabelgiumtourism.co.uk/en-gb/content/reenactment-battle-june-18-1815-memorial-waterloo-1815

Seminar on Joseph Banks
20 June 2020
Lincoln Cathedral / Minster Yard / Lincoln / LN2 1PX
https://www.joseph-banks.org.uk/2020-2/

The Jane Austen Festival Regency Costumed Summer Ball
The dance caller is Diana Campbell, with music by the historical dance band Green Ginger.
27 June 2020
Bath, England
https://www.janeaustenfestivalbath.co.uk/summer-ball/

Jane Austen Regency Week
9-day festival including Alton Regency Day, Alton Regency Ball, talks, music, walks, tours etc
20th – 28th June 2020
Alton and Chawton in Hampshire (UK)
http://www.janeaustenregencyweek.co.uk/community/jane-austen-regency-week-13273/home

‘My Dear Mr Ruskin…’ Friendship, Inspiration and Scandal (exhibition)
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House is celebrating the bi-centenary of John Ruskin’s birth with an exhibition exploring the friendship between Ruskin and the Gaskell family.
Until 28 June 2020
Elizabeth Gaskell’s House, 84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9LW
https://www.visitmanchester.com/whats-on/my-dear-mr-ruskin-friendship-inspiration-and-scandal-p424601

12th Annual Jane Austen Festival
1 – 12 July 2020
Locust Grove, 561 Blankenbaker Lane, Louisville, KY 40207
http://jasnalouisville.com/about-us

The Strength of Fashion of any Old Pelisse: Recreating Jane Austen’s pelisse
This talk explores the only known garment associated with Jane Austen, a silk pelisse dated circa 1812–1814 now held by Hampshire Cultural Trust.
4 July 2020
St Colombs Anglican Church, 23 Victoria Street, Clayfield Qld 4011, Australia
https://jasabrisbane.org/upcoming

Painting a fortune: JMW Turner and the Bank of England
Turner used his artistic talent to amass a considerable fortune. Records of transactions found within the stock ledger collection from the Bank of England provide an insight into Turner’s investments and the details around his transactions.
until 31 July 2020
Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Lane, London, EC2R 8AH
https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/museum/whats-on/2019/painting-a-fortune-jmw-turner-and-the-bank-of-england

August to December

Health, Happiness and the 19th Century Old Maid
a look at the experience of single women – “old maids” in sickness and in health in Austen’s era.
22 August 2020
St Colombs Anglican Church, 23 Victoria Street, Clayfield Qld 4011, Australia
https://jasabrisbane.org/upcoming

Jane Austen Festival 2020
11 – 20 September 2020
Bath, England
https://www.janeaustenfestivalbath.co.uk/2020-festival/

William Blake (exhibition)
Exploring the most extensive collection of the printmaker and poet’s work in over two centuries
11 September – February 2020
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG
https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/william-blake-artist

Seaside Follies: An excursion to Sanditon
this talk analyses the nature and significance of Austen’s novel “Sanditon”, combined with semi-dramatised readings from the text.
10 October 2020
St Colombs Anglican Church, 23 Victoria Street, Clayfield Qld 4011, Australia
https://jasabrisbane.org/upcoming

Seminar on Joseph Banks
14 October 2020
Erasmus Darwin House, Beacon St, Lichfield WS13 7AD
https://www.joseph-banks.org.uk/2020-2/

Turner’s Modern World (exhibition)
How J.M.W. Turner broke with convention to paint the times in which he lived in
28 October 2020 – 7 March 2021
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG
https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-britain/exhibition/turners-modern-world

Fashion Afoot: Costumes, Shoes and Dancing in the Regency Era
with film costumer Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Kimberly Alexander (author of Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era) and Annie Laskey, English Country Dance expert
5 December 2020
The Grand, Long Beach, 4101 E Willow St, Long Beach, CA 90815
https://jasnasw.com/events/

Sir Hudson Lowe on St Helena (exhibition)
from 14/04/2019 to 05/05/2021
Plantation House, STHL 1ZZ, St Helena
http://sthelenatourism.com/sir-hudson-lowe-on-st-helena/

Article by Anna M. Thane, author of the novel
“Von tadellosem Ruf” (http://amzn.to/2TXvrez)