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Special Presentation: Georgian Gardens of Jane Austen
April 25, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PDT
Please join us on Saturday, April 25, for a special presentation by Dawn Collins on “Austen’s Arcadia: The Georgian Gardens of Jane Austen.” Dawn will provide an introduction to the development of Georgian Gardens and how they are reflected in Jane Austen’s novels. Her talk straddles a bit of garden history, with references to Jane Austen’s life and inspiration.
Dawn has given this talk for the Jane Austen Festival at the Theatre Royal in Bath, England and at other societies in England. She is a Walks and Talks Guide at Stourhead, Wiltshire where she has provided tours to Jane Austen groups to enjoy this perfect 18th century garden and also learn about Stourhead. Dawn’s talk will be illustrated with scenes of beautiful English gardens.
When: Saturday, April 25, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: House of England International Cottage, Balboa Park