http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=9938921&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=1&show_portrait=0&color=&fullscreen=1Quilts 1700-2010 Trailer from Victoria and Albert Museum on Vimeo.The V&A presents its first major exhibition of quilts. Exploring 300 years of British quilt making, the exhibition will show more than 65 quilts from a cot cover made in the 1690s to recent examples by leading contemporary artists including Tracey Emin and Grayson Perry as … Continue reading Three Hundred Years of Quilts
Albeit very modern, these illustrations and stamps are very regency in their content. Illustrator holly-anne rolfe’s website is the place to visit. Holly makes custom rubber stamps based on images of your home’s exterior. Based in London, Holly creates beautiful custom stamp designs based on your home, including your address, or any other message you’d … Continue reading Putting your stamp on it!
Take a leisurely drive down the coast of Southeast England to explore a series of picture postcard-perfect seaside villages. Steeped in history and charm, these quaint communities offer eclectic shops, centuries-old churches, fascinating museums, and gracious inns and bed-and-breakfasts.Imbued with thousands of years of history, elegance, and majesty, the legendary castles, abbeys, and cathedrals of … Continue reading See Jane Austen’s England
Dream of traveling to England to see all the JA sites? This website boasts fantrips to such locations. The website states: for $2999, Jane Austen fans can enjoy a nine-day trip, from Sept. 19-27, to sites across Endland that are linked to the beloved writer.http://fantrips.travel/janeaustenfantrips/
The Royal Oak Foundation is presenting:A Lecture titled "Painted Faces: The Private History of Portrait Miniatures" by Elle Shushan Collector and AuthorOn Monday, May 18th, at 6:00 pmLocation:Abigail Adams Smith Auditorium (Colonial Dames)417 East 61st StreetReception follows lecture.$30 Royal Oak Members; $40 Non-MembersThe Royal Oak Foundation has kindly offered JASNA the Member price for this … Continue reading Painted Faces: The Private History of Portrait Miniatures
Trip Purveyor Ken McFarland offers a very special trip to England to take in all the hot English Country Dancing Spots one might find in Pride & Prejudice. His trip will recreate Elizabeth's trip around England and include Musicians: The Pemberley Players and Fine Companions Callers: Judee Provonost, Kristine Davey, Ken McFarland. Other US callers … Continue reading Pride & Prejudice Trip to England for Dancers