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9 Sep to 10 Sep

Sitting with Jane Farewell display of benches at Milestones

For the last 10 weeks, the spectacular ‘Sitting With Jane’ BookBenches have transformed the area’s streets and parks into an accessible art gallery that celebrates Jane Austen’s life in the area. Now they are being removed, but there will be one last opportunity for the public to see them all – and this time they will be altogether under one roof at a special Farewell event .

All 24 BookBenches will be on display at Milestones  Museum for the weekend of the 9th and 10th September, where visitors to the museum will have chance to see all the unique, professionally painted BookBenches for one final time. It will be a chance for anyone who missed out on any of the book benches to see them to complete the App, by entering the number codes, and find all the book benches around the streets of Milestones Living History Museum.

On the 9 & 10 Sept only, Milestones is offering 1 child ticket (aged 5-15 yrs) free when 1 adult ticket is purchased on the day - online booking is not available for this offer. 

Please visit the Sitting with Jane website for more information about the Auction of the book benches.

Event cost: 
Special Offer - 1 child enters free with 1 paying adult ticket

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