1030am Coffee and biscuits
11 am Dr John Avery Jones, retired Judge of the Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber): Sir Walter Eliot needs to retrench, whereas Mr Collins may look forward to the entail and Henry Austen goes bankrupt. Taxes and finance in Jane Austen’s family and characters – a fascinating area!
Lunch by own arrangement
230 pm Dr Louise Curran, University of Birmingham: Jane Austen’s Letters in Life and Art
Followed by tea, coffee and cakes
Morning talk is free to members, £12 to non members; afternoon talk is £10 for members and £12 for non members (to include tea, coffee and cakes)
Bookings via the booking form in the London Branch News Letter or via the contact point on the website