Taking place on Saturday 11th September 2021 – 11am
To take part you need to wear Regency Costume and purchase a wristband ticket. (See below)
(You do not need a ticket to watch the Promenade)
The Jane Austen Festival officially opens with the world famous Regency Costumed Promenade. The Promenade is a procession of over 500 people all in 18th Century costume and is a record breaking event. All sorts of people from all over the world participate, from the very young to the young at heart plus red coats, dancers and the official town crier.
All participants wear their own costumes and purchase a wristband ticket to take part. The wristband includes free entry to the Promenader’s Fayre in the Guildhall. Children under 16 are free to walk in the promenade but must be accompanied by a participating adult in COSTUME.
TICKETS ON SALE ONLINE UNTIL 31ST AUGUST –
TICKETS £16 each ONLY available to buy with correct cash on the day from the start point
The Promenade starts at 11am from outside the Holburne Museum, and then continues down the length of Great Pulteney Street and around central Bath. Walking in Jane Austen’s footsteps we take in many of Bath’s famous landmarks following our own Master of Ceremonies and finishing approximately 1 hour later in Parade Gardens.
The route for the Promenade is step free. Please see the route map below:
Wristbands are not required to watch.
Video of The Jane Austen Festival Promenade 2019.