COVID-19 update: The cathedral is not currently open for general visits or tours but remains open for private prayer and reflection 11-3pm (1pm-3pm on Sundays). From the 8th of March, two weekly public services will resume inside the Cathedral, Wednesdays, 12noon, starting 10th March and Fridays, 12noon, starting 12th March. Please continue to check the website for the latest updates. All services will continue to be online, and everyone is welcome to join.

Jane Austen – 200th anniversary of her death

1st Jan 2017 - 31st Dec 2017 Event Type: Special Event

Jane Austen, who died in Winchester on 18 July 1817, is buried in the Cathedral's north nave aisle. 2017 marks the 200th anniversary of her death. A series of events, tours, talks and exhibitions will be held throughout the year. Full details of all events at the Cathedral and across the county are available on a dedicated website


For full details of all events happening at the Cathedral you can download our Jane Austen Events Programme here

Jane Austen Events Programme - 2017


To shop our range of bespoke and exclusive Jane Austen products click here.