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 late November 2018 – these tickets cover the cost of your lunches and late night suppers, tea breaks, dance workshops, demonstrations, talks, picnics and evening balls. Sewing & Period Skills workshops are NOT included.
Limited Attendance extra-cost class registrations commence February 2019 when the program is finalised and presenters confirmed.
About Buying Festival tickets
Become a Festival Friend to support the festival, be kept up to date with upcoming events and special-friends-only-discount ticket sales. You do not need to be a member to purchase a festival ticket but you may not get your first choice of limited-attendance extra classes. Discount codes will be sent to all new friend registrations.
- Special ticket offers
- Priority booking of the Festival Program & Limited Attendance Sessions
- Can purchase $195 season tickets for family members
- Your fee helps support the continuation of this wonderful festival.
- Membership runs annually from 1st May to 31st April.
Season Tickets provide you with entry to 3 days and nights of
- historic dance workshops each morning
- fashion and/or history symposiums each afternoon
- costumed formal functions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings
- costumed picnic on Sunday
- morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and late-night ball suppers provided. [Dinner is NOT provided & byo picnic on Sunday]
Discount Season Tickets ($195) are only available to:
- Festival Friends
- Earthly Delights Historic Dance Academy Students
- Children under 17 years attending with a registered parent
- male family members of registered ticket-holders.
Please ask us for the discount code. Children of Festival Friends and EDHDA Students and/or under 10 yrs are free but must register for a ticket.
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.
Day Tickets (daytime events and ball) are not on sale until March 2019 and will only be made available if space permits. They do NOT include entry into limited-attendance workshops. There are no discounts for these tickets.
We DO NOT sell ball-only tickets.
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. You are welcome to bring your own food and drink to the festival.
Thursday: please bring your own packed lunch.
Friday & Saturday: Lunches will be provided 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 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.
Disclaimer: By buying this ticket you allow photos to be taken of yourself and your children by other festival ticket holders and organiser and acknowledge that the photos and/or videos may be used in future festival promotions and published on their website, social media pages and printed literature. You also understand that there are no refunds for any reason.
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 period ballgames on the lawns may damage your windows.