Jennie Linden…in Conversation – The Spinnaker – 3.00pm Sunday 22nd January & Sunday 19th February 2017


Please join us for a fascinating afternoon in the company of film star and actress Jennie Linden. Please note that this event has proved so popular that we are now […]

Rossini’s La Gazzetta (U) – Bembridge Village Hall – 2.30pm Sunday 29th January 2017


Another 200th anniversary…it’s 200 years since Rossini’s comic opera La Gazetta was first performed, so we thought you would like to see this charming 2005 production from the Gran Teatre […]

Florence Foster Jenkins (PG) – Bembridge Village Hall – 3.00pm Sunday 12th February 2017


The hilarious but touching story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice.  Starring Meryl Streep and Hugh […]

2017 – Jane Austen 200th Anniversary

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2017 marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s death, and events will be taking place across the country, but primarily in her home county of Hampshire to mark the occasion. […]

Love and Friendship (U) – Bembridge Village Hall – 3.00pm Sunday 5th March 2017

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Love & Friendship is the acclaimed 2016 Jane Austen drama written and directed by Whit Stillman.  The film stars Kate Beckinsale, Chloë Sevigny, Xavier Samuel and Stephen Fry. Although it […]

Sense and Sensibility (U) – Bembridge Village Hall – 2.30pm Sunday 19th March 2017


Possibly the best Jane Austen adaptation ever? Ang Lee directed and Emma Thompson wrote the screenplay for this Oscar-winning masterpiece. Sense and Sensibility is the story of two sisters; sensible […]

Lecture – Chawton House – The Spinnaker – 3.00pm Sunday 9th April 2017

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As part of our Austen 200 celebrations, we are pleased to welcome Sarah Parry, the Learning and Visitor Manager of Chawton House Library, to Bembridge.  Chawton in Hampshire was Jane […]