Forthcoming Events
Hand Sewing and Quilting at Goodnestone
Fri, Oct 09
Oct 09, 6:00 PM
Goodnestone, Kent
Jennie will be talking to quilters about Jane Austen and needlework at this unique retreat in Goodnestone
Jane Austen and Embroidery: from the Lady’s Magazine to the Stitch Off
Wed, May 13
Chawton House Library
May 13, 6:30 PM
Chawton House Library, Chawton, Hampshire
Jennie Batchelor talks about what happened when she discovered a cache of embroidery patterns after 10 a year search and put them on the internet. She will also be signing copies of Jane Austen Embroidery, her new book with Alison Larkin.
The Lady's Magazine at 250: Celebrating the First Women's Magazine
Fri, Apr 24
Templeman Library
Apr 24, 9:00 AM – Apr 25, 7:00 AM
Templeman Library, University of Kent, Library Rd, Canterbury CT2 7NU, UK
This two-day event will commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the Lady’s Magazine (1770-1832). Part symposium, part study day, part celebration of the first recognisably modern women’s magazine, this event will reflect on and explore the diverse content, broad readership and multiple
Jane Austen Workshop at Reigate and Banstead Writes Fringe
Mon, Mar 16
Redhill Library
Mar 16, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Redhill Library, Warwick Rd, Redhill RH1 1NN, UK
A hands on embroidery workshop introduced and led by Jennie Batchelor, co-author of Jane Austen Embroidery (2020). Make your only Regency handkerchief using a pattern from the first modern women's magazine: the Lady's Magazine (1770-1832).
The Lady's Magazine (1770-1830) and the Making of Literary History
Tue, Mar 03
United Reform Church Hall, Middle Wall
Mar 03, 7:15 PM – 8:15 PM
United Reform Church Hall, Middle Wall, Whitstable, UK
In this talk, Jennie Batchelor explores what made the Lady's Magazine so popular and what it meant to the women who wrote for and read it.

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