A Picnic at Pemberley 2017!
On Saturday 2nd September, Jane Austen fans and hopeless romantics alike will once again get a chance to spend the afternoon with the devilishly handsome Mr. Darcy at the Abbey Museum’s A Picnic at Pemberley. The grounds at the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology are transformed into a picturesque Regency paradise, to raise funds to build a much needed art gallery an a long-awaited home for the invaluable ‘Old Masters’ copies and icons’ — part of the Abbey Museum’s collection not yet available for the public to view. And, as an added incentive to our wonderful Picnic at Pemberley fans, this year – for the first time – you will also have the unique opportunity to view some of these wonderful and very rare ‘Old Masters’ copies.
This year, also, we will also be hosting an optional morning regency dance workshop, commencing at 10.30am. We really encourage you to join us for this low impact but highly amusing ‘healthful sports’ workshop recreating leisurely activity as it was in the Regency era!
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