Janeites in Brooklyn
Jane Austen fans are gathering in Brooklyn, New York, for the annual general meeting of the Jane Austen Society of North America. Hundreds of delegates – from the US and farther afield are expected at the Marriott by Brooklyn Bridge for the conference, which begins on Thursday.
There is a packed programme of lectures, musical events and entertainments, including the banquet, costumed promenade and Regency ball on Saturday.
The emporium, which is open each day, will have stalls including Jane Austen Books, Chawton House, Bingley’s Teas and Jane Austen’s Regency World magazine. Drop by our stall to sign up for a subscription to the magazine and to purchase a copy of our new book, Celebrating Pride and Prejudice, by Maggie Lane and Hazel Jones.
Updates from the conference will be posted here during the AGM.