In honour of the 200 anniversary of Jane Austen's death in Winchester,
the Jane Austen Society of North America has created a
which can be signed online.
December 16, 1775 - July 18, 1817
In Winchester, the Bank of England unveiled a
new ten pound note
honouring Jane Austen.
Recent Meeting - May 13
Our May meeting gave us insight into the wider reach of Jane Austen with two presentations.
- The Road to Enlightenment: Places in Jane's Life, presented by Carol
- A Charming Amusement: Dance in the Novels and Film Adaptations of Jane Austen, presented by Kathleen, with expertise from Pat
New Books in the Library
Members can borrow books for 25 cents, returning them at the next meeting.
May Lee has updated the
book list, and she will bring requests to the meeting.
Two books were added to the library in May.
by Pen Vogler
In Jane Austen's day, tea and cakes were usually served after dinner, or to evening guests, but these rolls, buns, tarts,
and biscuits will be equally welcome at breakfast, with mid-morning coffee, or for an English afternoon tea.
by Jane Austen & Courtney Carbone
What if Lizzy Bennet and Mr. Darcy had smartphones and dated IRL (in real life)? A classic is reborn in this clever adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice!
JasnaCalgary is a region of the Jane Austen Society of North America.
We are all interested in everything Jane, from love of her novels to scholarly pursuits.
Five times a year we meet to enjoy talks, workshops, teas, and galas.
Attend a meeting and if you have fun, join in!
Membership is $15.00 annually to cover our tea and cakes and other expenses.
Our meetings are 2:00 - 4:00, held at Sunalta Community Association, 1627 10 Ave SW, a location that is wheelchair accessible.
View map for meeting location
Only a few special events require pre-paid tickets,
such as the annual Tea celebrating
Jane Austen's birthday and our bi-annual Gala.
On the Family page, members can access additional information
with a password.
Site last updated on 2017 July 18
Memorial for Jane Austen
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