Annual Festival Events: 6 April 2021 Jane Austen’s Strawberry Picnic

Please join us  for a day inspired after Jane Austen’s Emma and the strawberry scene at Mr. Knightley’s Donwell Abbey strawberry field.

ADMISSION: $20.00 donation to the Jane Austen Foundation of Mandeville 

(children age 16 and under $10. Children age 5 and under free)

VENUE: Historic Lang House, 605 Carroll Street (Parking at the Mandeville Trailhead, one house away and surrounding areas)12

12:00-1:30 pm Lang House Gate opens, picnic lunch on the grounds of the Lang House. We encourage all guests to bring their baskets and enjoy some strawberries with us the way Emma did with the handsome Mr. Knightley!
1:30-2:00pm Oratory
2:00-3:00pm Dancing and fashion show
3:00-4:00pm Poetry Reading
4:00-5:00 Awards for the Jane Austen Love Letters