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Society in Jane Austen’s World: England’s Regency Period
Time travel with expert historians to England’s Regency Period as Jane Austen’s world comes alive through fascinating lectures, discussion and immersive Austen-era activities.
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Program No. 22358RJ
Length
6 days
Starts at
849

At a Glance

Immerse yourself in the world of Jane Austen — both the world of her novels and the Regency period in which she lived. On this instructive and imaginative learning adventure at gorgeous Lake Geneva, discuss themes of gender, social hierarchy, courtship and gossip. Partake in a variety of activities suitable for well-off ladies and gentlemen, from writing with a quill pen to lawn games, archery and table play readings. Whether you’re an Austen fanatic or purely interested in this fascinating period of English history, you’ll be engaged with historical immersion and interactive learning and discourse.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Significant walking on both level ground and up and down hills.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Delve into the history of England during the Georgian era at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.
  • Immerse yourself in leisure activities highlighted in Austen’s novels, including archery, croquet and poetry.
  • Take part in a special Regency-themed dinner and an afternoon of English country dancing.
Featured Expert
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Debra Ann Miller
Debra Ann Miller has been an actress and voice over talent for over 25 years. She has toured the country with Child's Play Touring Theatre, Artreach, and the Reading is Fundamental program, as well as working in Chicago theaters. In addition to portraying Jane Austen, Debra is currently touring the country in With Lincoln Production's Visiting the Lincolns' and Mrs. Lincoln's Salon, as Mary Todd Lincoln; as Louisa May Alcott in Noble Discontent and more.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Brooke Furmanek
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Nancy Walczyk
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Debra Ann Miller
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