18 July 2017 - the anniversary of Jane Austen's death
Jane Austen died on 18 July 1817 at 41 and is buried in Winchester Cathedral. 200 years later Winchester will mark her death with special services and events. Click on the links below to find out more.
Jane, one of the world's most famous authors, spent most of her life in the historic and beautiful county of Hampshire. Its houses, countryside and people provided the inspiration for many of her novels. You can find out more about her time in Hampshire by following our Jane Austen trail.
2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, and Hampshire Cultural Trust is working with Jane Austen’s House Museum and many other partners across the county to celebrate Jane’s creativity and talent. Visit janeausten200.co.uk for a full list of events.