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Save the Date for the 9th Annual Jane Austen Festival in Louisville, Kentucky

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2016 Jane Austen Festival- NEW Pony Cart

Tall T’s Pony Farm – Greenfield, Indiana Historical Background: Our pony cart is similar to what was known as a “cheer” or “shay” in colonial times (see the following information on the “American Cheer or Shay”).  As Edwin Tunis states … Continue reading

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2016 Jane Austen Festival Scone Recipe Contest Winners

It was a tough job, but someone had to taste all those scone recipes!  57 entries from all over the US and one from England vied to be the OFFICIAL SCONE for the 8th Annual Jane Austen Festival, held July 15, … Continue reading

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2016 Jane Austen Festival- Bare Knuckle Boxing Demonstration

Period Fisticuffs at the 8th Annual Jane Austen Festival! MOVE OVER, Darcy and Wentworth! SCATTER, all you milksop parsons and do-good reformers!! The BRUMMAGEM TRUMP is returning to Locust Grove!!! The Trump has not fought since that awful contest with … Continue reading

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2016 Jane Austen Festival- Bobbin Lacemaking Demonstration

By Norah Glickstein “O yeah, my grandma used to do that — tatting, right?” Sorry, no.  It’s a question I hear 3-10 times per hour as I sit working at my lacemaking demonstrations, such as the one scheduled in Louisville, … Continue reading

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2016 Jane Austen Festival- Archery Demonstration

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How the Louisville Jane Austen Festival began…

Submitted by Bonny Wise, Founding Member  of JASNA-Greater Louisville Region & the Jane Austen Festival I came to Jane Austen via the movie,  Sense & Sensibility. It was featured in one of my favorite magazines, Victoria.  It was love at … Continue reading

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