A Weekend with Jane Austen
March 22-24, 2019
This event is an immersive experience, which takes place in one of Toronto’s best-loved historic sites, Montgomery’s Inn.
The weekend features five historical meals, music, letter-writing with quill pens and sealing wax, a Regency fashion show, Austen discussion groups, a Regency games night, a dance workshop and ball, an open-hearth cooking workshop, and much more! All by firelight and candlelight at Montgomery’s Inn.
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Please check with us before registering, to ensure that there is still room.
There are significant discounts if you attend large segments or the whole event; members of JASNA (and local branches) and historical organizations such as Heritage Toronto, Town of York Historical Society, Ontario Historical Society, York Pioneers, Culinary Historians of Canada, United Empire Loyalists and other groups receive an extra 10% off.
Historical clothing is optional, but encouraged, and simple gowns are available for rent in the $25-35 range (as are breeches, trousers, historical shirts and waistcoats). Historical clothing and accessories will also be available for sale on-site.
4709 Dundas St West at Islington; free parking.
Please note that all prices are in Canadian dollars (about .75c US), and that there are discounts for students and seniors as well as members of historical societies and JASNA.
Tickets can be purchased in advance by Interac transfer, Paypal, cheque or money order (in Canadian or US funds), and detailed instructions are found on the registration form. All prices are inclusive of tax.
DanceweaversKaren Millyard has been organizing cultural events and teaching historical and modern English Country Dance for years. She is a choreographer, researcher, event organizer, consultant and professional dance teacher who works in theatre, museums, schools and the community. For information on her classes and other events, click on the links below.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Page updated March 21, 2019