Unit 4 Making the news Using language课时作业
课标话题 人与社会·文学、艺术与体育 体裁 应用文 词 数 265 难度 It is one of the liveliest festivals that happen in Bath and it is returning this September. The Jane Austen Festival kicks off on September 8 and runs for ten days until September 17 with events running every day and evening.
What are some of the festival highlights?
Grand Regency Costumed Charity Walk
The highlight is usually the walk which sees 600 or more fans dressed in period dress as they walk from Royal Crescent Lawn through the city to Parade Gardens. It is a splendid sight to see in the historic, Georgian streets.
When: Saturday, September 9/11：00 a．m.～12：30 p．m.
Where: Royal Crescent Lawn
Tickets: ￡10 per adult/FREE to watch
Mr Wickham and an evening with Jane Austen
Jane Austen's most memorable characters come to life at the Old Theatre Royal. Performances include the handsome Wickham (Adrian Lukis). Period music and a talk from historian Catherine Curzon will also feature.
When: Sunday, September 10/7：30 p．m.～9：00 p．m.
Where: The Masonic Hall (Old Theatre Royal)
Regency Dance Workshops
"There is nothing like dancing. After all. I consider it as one of the first refinements of polished societies..."
Join in on the fun. Costumes are welcome but not necessary!
When: Thursday, September 14/(Beginners)10：30 a．m.～12：00 noon/(Improvers)1：30 p．m.～3：00 p．m.
Where: Assembly Rooms
Are there any free events？Yes.
A Reading of Northanger Abbey. The novel will be read aloud throughout the festival. Sections of Austen's first novel are set in Bath and you can still find the locations mentioned!
When: Every day from Sept. 10～Sept. 17 from 2：00 p．m.～3：00 p．m.
Where：Waterstones bookshop, Milsom Street (upstairs)