Presenter Applications

The next Jane Austen Festival Australia will be held centrally at the Baptist Church in Kingston and at the Albert Hall in Canberra from 13-15 April 2018. In 2018 the theme is “The Garden”.

We are seeking expressions of interest from those interested in

  • performing (music/song/theatre),
  • joining the musicians on stage,
  • presenting a talk on an interesting and relevant subject, 
  • teaching a handcraft, game or skill from the particular period, or
  • running a Thursday night Games night for us (we have a lot of period games but need a Games Manager on the night)

Thursday: pre-festival 1/2 – 1 day classes
Friday: Georgian Theme (18th Century)
Saturday: Jane Austen Napoleonic Theme (early 19th Century)
Sunday: Early Victorian Theme (1830+)

Presenters who receive an invitation to be part of the 2018 program will receive one of the following offers:

  1. Present two 1.5hr workshops or a 1/2 day workshop: Complimentary Season Ticket 
  2. Present a daytime workshop & evening performance on stage: Complimentary Season Tickets (limited)
  3. Present a 1-day pre-festival workshop: Complimentary Season Ticket for yourself and partner/family member
  4. Present a 1.5 hr workshop : 50% Discount Season Ticket
  5. Present a demonstration or skill to general public: 25% Discount Season Ticket

Contact with the following details:
Home Phone
Mobile Phone
Email Address
Description of your Act 
Website and/or Blog

Which day/theme you prefer: Georgian Theme (18th Century) | Jane Austen Napoleonic Theme (early 19th Century) | Early Victorian Theme (1830+)
Names of who is involved
Photograph for the Program & Website (face/s)
Biography for Program (max. 50 words)

We hope you can join us.