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Austen Con 2021

When

6 Nov 2021
9am – 5pm

Where

Industrial School
North Magdalen Laundry

Cost

$50 Full
$40 Concession
$20 Online Access

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24carrotproductions.com/austen-con-2021

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When

6 Nov 2021
9am – 5pm

Where

Industrial School
North Magdalen Laundry

Cost

$50 Full
$40 Concession
$20 Online Access

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InstagramFacebook

Website

24carrotproductions.com/austen-con-2021

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“It is only a novel… or, in short, only some work in which the greatest powers of the mind are displayed…” – Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

A fantastic mix of live and online events heralds the greatly anticipated fourth annual Austen Con—a much-loved celebration and exploration of all things Jane Austen.

Come and partake in a range of activities from crafting and games, speed dating and dancing to Escape Rooms, a fashion show, the art of letter writing and lively discussions on an array of Austen inspired topics with a beautiful mix of guests presenters and expert enthusiasts.

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, including her best-known work Pride and Prejudice, are set amongst the British landed gentry and lauded worldwide for their wit, romance, and social commentary.

Austen Con is an event welcome to all. Through diverse and intersectional programming, Austin Con examines all things Austen through colonialism, LGBTQIA+ and neurodivergent experiences. Plus, much more!

Access

  • The Industrial School and North Magdalen Laundry, where the event is held, is wheelchair accessible.
  • Entrances to this space are wheelchair accessible.
  • There are wheelchair accessible bathrooms at the North Magdalen Laundry and Sacred Heart Courtyard.
  • All-gender bathrooms, separate to unisex accessible bathrooms, are available in the Sacred Heart Courtyard.
  • The event will take place inside.

Your safety is our priority

View the Convent’s COVID Safe plans here.