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24 Carrot Productions proudly presents the 2020

Austen Con

Running live online for ONE DAY ONLY on Saturday the 7th of November 2020, the third annual Austen Con is a much-loved celebration and exploration of all things Jane Austen.

One of England’s most beloved novelists, Jane Austen was born in 1775 and wrote from a young age, initially to amuse her family. Her six major novels, of which Pride and Prejudice is probably the best known, are set amongst the British landed gentry and lauded worldwide for their wit, romance, and social commentary.

Completely online and interactive, this year ticket holders can partake in workshops from Bonnet-making and painting, to dancing and baking, with a wonderful array of guest presenters and expert enthusiasts. They are also invited to join lively discussions and watch some of Melbourne’s finest arts companies bring Austen’s words to life.

A selection of discussions and events across the day include Love and FriendshipExploring Austen’s Literary Legacy, Austen’s Landscapes (an introduction to the landscapes of Austen’s writings),  Austen’s Bath Buns (a baking class with former MasterChef contestant Jess Jenkins), Improvised Jane Austen (performed by Melbourne’s well-known Soothplayers), Beginner Regency Dance Lesson (a dance lesson perfectly suited to your lounge room), and more!

Also included in the ticket price is access to the wonderful Mansfield Park Market Hub (including discounts with participating vendors) and access to the 24 Carrot Productions online Jane Austen-themed Escape Room. Events run concurrently across two Youtube stations on the day – Pemberley and Netherfield – and are accessible for 48 hours after the end of Austen Con, including the Escape Room.

Running prior to the day, and as a part of Austen Con, 24 Carrot Productions also presents a limited season of their new online show Introduction to Emma. Full information and booking for this season is available via www.24carrotproductions.com

Normally a Melbourne/Australia-based live event, the current global pandemic has created a unique opportunity for international access to the convention, including guest presenters from overseas. A one-of-a-kind Austen Con, it truly is not to be missed.

Saturday 7 November, 2020
9am – 5pm
Tickets: $20
Location: Online
Full program of events:
www.24carrotproductions.com/ac-program
Bookings and enquiries: online only at www.24carrotproductions.com/austen-con
www.24carrotproductions.com

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Photographers: Crossed arm images – Liliana Braumberger, Side profile image  – Jacinta Scadden
Graphic Design: Alicia Braumberger

Female Image subject: Kate Ball