Mak­ing a mark: cel­e­brat­ing the an­niver­sary Ex­hi­bi­tions

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Un­til July 24

‘The Mys­te­ri­ous Miss Austen’, Winch­ester Dis­cov­ery Cen­tre, Hamp­shire. First edi­tions, let­ters and por­traits (www. hamp­shirecul­tur­al­trust.org.uk; 0300 555 1387)

July 15–Septem­ber 20

‘Jane Austen 200 Ex­hi­bi­tion’, Gosport Gallery, Hamp­shire. Fo­cus­ing on Austen’s fam­ily and her con­nec­tions to south Hamp­shire. (www.hamp­shirecul­tur­al­trust.org.uk; 023–9250 1957)

July 29–Oc­to­ber 7

‘Jane Austen 200’, Willis Mu­seum, Bas­ingstoke, Hamp­shire. Ex­plor­ing Austen’s so­cial life and writ­ings (01256 465902; www.hamp­shirecul­tur­al­trust.org.uk)

Un­til Oc­to­ber 29

‘Which Jane Austen?’, The We­ston Li­brary, Bodleian Li­braries, Ox­ford­shire. Chal­leng­ing the per­cep­tion of one of our great­est lit­er­ary he­roes (01865 277150; www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk)

Un­til Jan­uary 8, 2018

‘Jane Austen by the Sea’, The Royal Pavil­ion, Brighton, West Sus­sex. Ex­plor­ing the au­thor’s re­la­tion­ship with coastal towns (0300 029 0900; http:// brighton­mu­se­ums.org.uk)

Events July 18

A Spe­cial An­niver­sary Ser­vice, Winch­ester Cathe­dral, Hamp­shire. There will be an Even­song ser­vice at 5.30pm (01962 857275; www.winch­ester-cathe­dral.org.uk)

Septem­ber 8–17

Jane Austen Fes­ti­val, var­i­ous lo­ca­tions, Bath, Som­er­set. More than 70 events cel­e­brat­ing all things Austen (www.janeausten­fes­ti­val­bath.co.uk; 01225 443000)

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