Today July 18th 2017, sees the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death. The Times has printed her obituary:
To commemorate this anniversary we are holding a ‘Tea With Mr D’arcy day’ at Nottingham Mechanics this Saturday (22nd).
We have a few places left if you’d like to join us
10am Introductions and housekeeping
So who was Mr Darcy?
10.30am D’arcy’s creator – Jane Austen 1775-1817
11.15am Austen and food
12.30pm ‘6 novels in 6 minutes’
1pm. Guest speaker – John Webb on Austen and music
1.20pm Cooks, recipes and satire
2pm Jane Austen’s ‘Sweethearts’
2.15pm D’arcy’s Feast
2.30pm Cream tea
The cost of the day is £14 to include a cream tea
email firstname.lastname@example.org to book place or tel 0115 9628400