Pride & Prejudice was first published on 28 January 1813. Join us online or onsite for our annual celebration of all things P&P.
‘It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.’
Pride & Prejudice is one of the world’s most popular and beloved novels. First published on 28 January 1813, over 200 years ago, it continues to delight readers around the world, and to inspire countless adaptations, translations and spin-offs.
Jane Austen’s annual celebrations for Pride & Prejudice Day bring a welcome cheer to the depths of January, and gives everyone a welcome opportunity to celebrate our favourite lines, moments and characters!
This year the team will be celebrating at Jane Austen’s House in Chawton and online with Jane Austen fans across the world.
Join them on social media throughout the day, and zoom in for some fabulous online events:
The Bennet Sisters’ Guide to Jane Austen’s House (4.30pm GMT) is a fun, family-friendly introduction to Jane Austen’s House, under the expert guidance of the five Bennet girls – Jane, Lizzy, Mary, Kitty and Lydia… What sort of tour guides will they be?!
Virtual ‘Pride & Prejudice’ Tour (7pm GMT) is a very special virtual guided tour of Jane Austen’s House, using the House itself and objects from the collection to reveal the themes, characters and events of Jane Austen’s beloved novel.
9am – 9pm
Events happening at various times throughout the day both online and at JaneAusten’s House.