Curator Alexandra Loske introduces the Jane Austen by the Sea exhibition in the Royal Pavilion. Facebook Live video stream from 20 July 2017.
Our current Jane Austen by the Sea exhibition explores the author’s relationship with the seaside. While there is no evidence that she ever visited Brighton, her brother, Henry Thomas Austen, spent some time in the town while serving with the … Continued
The Royal Pavilion is home to many exotic beasts of one variety or another. Renowned as an orientalist fantasy, it features dragons, including the famous Dragon Chandelier in the Banqueting Room, phoenixes and snakes. Some of you may also remember … Continued
Today marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. To commemorate the event we have created a new temporary display, Jane Austen by the Sea, which can be seen in the Prince Regent Gallery in the Royal Pavilion. It … Continued
‘At Brighton she will be of less importance even as a common flirt than she has been here.’ Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 41 Jane Austen’s most famous novel, Pride and Prejudice, was published two hundred years ago today. Although Brighton … Continued
Last Monday, visitors to the Royal Pavilion were treated to a performance by the Regency music duo Austentation. Austentation are vocalist Gillian Tunley and instrumentalist Frank Underwood. They perform music from the Georgian period, and include pieces from the personal collection … Continued