WHAT: Follow Jane Austen on her travels through Regency England with cultural historian Lorella Brocklesby
In this illustrated talk, you’ll discover the historic places and country houses Austen visited in Bath; theaters she enjoyed in London; the Georgian hotel that still exists in Southhampton where she celebrated a birthday; and more. Ms. Brocklesby teaches at NYU and Parsons and lectures widely. A reception will take place after the presentation.
WHEN: Thursday, January 22, 7:30 p.m.
WHY: Because you just can’t get enough of Downton Abbey
The Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum, with its elegant 19th century Greek Revival restored interiors, is the perfect setting to transport Anglophiles and Austen fans alike, to the places that inspired many of the author’s most famous literary works.
WHERE: Thursday’s lecture will take place in the museum’s high-style Greek Revival double parlors. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is located at 895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY.
HOW: Registration requested at 718-885-1461 or via email at email@example.com. Cost $10 adults; $8 seniors, students, and members.