On display in the Museum, as part of our Family, Friendship and Northanger Abbey displays, is a contemporary account of Mrs Leigh Perrot's trial for stealing lace from a shop in Bath. Come and discover the full story behind this Austen family scandal, including how Jane Austen nearly ended up in prison herself!
This event will take place in the Learning Centre which has a maximum capacity. Admittance will be on a first come first served basis.
Tuesday 17 April 2018, from 2.30m until 3pm
Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton, GU34 1SD
Included with Museum admission
Further information is available on the website https://www.jane-austens-house-museum.org.uk/whats-on
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