JANE AUSTEN FESTIVAL AUSTRALIA 11-14 APRIL 2019 “200 YEARS SINCE PUBLICATION OF NORTHANGER ABBEY”
Dance workshops, sewing and other workshops, demonstrations, promenade and picnic, and the Napoleonic Ball – wonderful fun!
3-day Festival tickets on sale from October 2018
Limited Attendance extra-cost class registrations commence February 2019 when the program is finalised.
Become a Festival Friend to be kept up to date with upcoming events and earlybird ticket sales.
- Special ticket offers
- Priority booking of the Festival Program & Limited Attendance Sessions
- 25% Discount on all JAFA season tickets bought for male family members
- Your fee helps support the continuation of this wonderful festival.
- Membership runs annually from 1st May to 31st April.
About Buying Festival tickets
Season Tickets will be available from October 2018 and will provide you with entry to 4 days and nights of
- festival dance and come-and-go workshops (at least 8 a day to choose from)
- costumed functions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening
- costume promenade & picnic on Sunday
- complimentary help-yourself tea, coffee and water refreshments
Program Extras: Ticket holders will invited to register to attend daytime limited-attendance workshops that are priced separately to the season tickets from February 2019.
Self-serve complimentary coffee and tea stations will be available in the kitchen for the duration of the festival. Please feel free to bring your own mug. For safety reasons mugs and cups of ANY LIQUID are not allowed to be placed on window sills, sales tables or under chairs in the hall.
Thursday: please bring your own packed lunch.
Friday & Saturday: Lunches will be available for sale on the side patio or Bring-your-own. No dinner provided but a light supper will be available mid-way through the evening functions.
Sunday: Please bring your own or share a picnic basket at our private costumed picnic in the Lennox Gardens next to Lake Burley Griffin. No dinner provided but sweet refreshments served during the Masquerade Ball.
Please Note: Fridge space is not available for storing special dietary lunches so we recommend bringing a small esky with freezer bricks – maybe cleverly concealed in a large cane basket? You are also welcome to visit the cafe at the Hyatt Hotel next door or walk via the underpass to the National Library cafe.
REFUNDS: Please note: we do not offer refunds for any reason but do allow tickets to be sold at the same or lesser value to other people as long as you notify us of the change of name for registration purposes. It is a condition of sale that by purchasing this ticket you allow us to take photos and videos of you and your spouse or children at the event that might be added to our website and be used for future promotions of this event.
SMOKING: IN LINE WITH ACT GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS SMOKING IS NOT ALLOWED WITHIN 20m OF THE GROUNDS & BUILDINGS OF THE ALBERT HALL OR AT OUR PICNIC.
CAR PARKS: Parking vouchers will be provided for registered volunteers, disabled parking voucher holders and performers. Please refrain from parking along the lake-side of the hall as ballgames on the lawns may damage your windows.