Sitting With Jane

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen - one of the world's best known novelists and a women who was born and lived in the borough of Basingstoke for more than half of her life.

Working together with Destination Basingstoke and Wild in Art, we will be bringing to the area 'The Sitting with Jane' trail which will consist of 24 'BookBenches' - each one effectively a 3D canvas -  uniquely designed and handed painted.

These 'BookBenches' are situated around Basingstoke, Chawton, Steventon, Winchester and Alton, all with the Jane Austen Theme.

The' BookBenches' will be in place between June 17 and August 31, 2017, before being auctioned on Friday, September 15 at The Ark Conference Centre, in Basingstoke. Of Which 75% of the proceeds from the auction will go to Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

This will be your only opportunity to own one of these unique hand painted BookBenches.

AUCTION DETAILS

6.30PM REGISTRATION, DRINK, 7.30PM AUCTION

AT: THE ARK CONFERENCE CENTRE, DINWOODIE DRIVE, BASINGSTOKE, RG24 9NN

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FROM THE ARK CANCER CHARITY         Please complete your ticket applciation form and send with your payment to info@arkcancercharity.org.uk

£10pp includes auction catalogue, welcome drink & canapes.  No Entry without a valid Ticket. Registration will be required to BID at the auction.

Please make cheques for Tickets payable to ; The Ark Cancer Charity. 

Send Cheques to Ark Centre, Dinwoodie Drive, Basingstoke, Hampshrie, RG24 9NN

To register your interest to BID at the Auction please complete the form below and return to info@arkcancercharity.org.uk

Or complete your registration to BID online at :-

 

 

Jane Devonshire 'SittingWithJane'