The servants will take your wraps and cloaks for safekeeping.
You can hear the music of several string players as you adjust your gown and hair.
Mr. Darcy's co-host of this glorious event, Lady Vee, wishes to appraise you of the party protocol...
|Interactive posts and giveaways will appear throughout the 4-day event (5th day included - an epilogue) with 2-3 posts per day. |
Feel free to partake in any or all of the festivities.
Comments can be reactions to the individual posts or can be a place to chit chat with other attendees and can include general descriptions of your state of being at this virtual party.
NOW, proceed towards the Ballroom to mingle and dance.
Please note: in this year's version of the Pemberley Ball, Mr. Darcy is an eligible bachelor and not yet enamored with Elizabeth Bennet. So, feel free to try to capture his eye during this event.
Schedule of events:
details and links will be filled in after posted
per usual links are also on the sidebar
RSVP - please do so, if you have not already
Pre-Pemberley Ball: Traveling to Jane Austen's England
Pre-Pemberley Ball: Servants at Longbourn
Pre-Pemberley Ball: The Road to Pemberley
Mr. Darcy, I Presume
Mr. Darcy, the Young
Mr. Darcy, another Young
Special Guest: Syrie James, author of Jane Austen's First Love
Post Apocalyptic Epilogue
November 30: Giveaways end (unless otherwise specified)
Announcement: winners in December
December 16: Meet me for Jane Austen's birthday!
GUESTS in attendance:
this list will be updated as guests arrive...
Duchess DeBorde with possible appearance of Leggs (aka MAD from Mary Ann DeBorde Writes and Reads!)
Miss Avis Dunbar (Lori from Psychotic State Book Reviews)
Lady Freda Fluffinstuff (aka Freda from Freda's Voice)
Lady Genoviece Greenly (aka Taswmom)
Miss Phillipa Hodge (aka Ashfa from Bookish Musings)
Lady Bianca Hyde (aka Midnight Cowgirl from Happy.Pretty.Sweet)
Princess Lúthien (aka Lúthien of My Love for Jane Austen)
Honorable Miss Sophia Maitland (aka Sophia from Delighted Reader)
Lady Christine Pepperton (aka Kristi Van Howling)
Agnes Wilby (aka Mary Preston)
played by Alan Badel
Pride and Prejudice (1958)
Mr. Darcy wants to know…
What is your favorite Jane Austen novel?
* image source: event badge, Mr. Darcy
* revisit the past Pemberley Ball 2009, 2010, 2011
* What is a virtual book event? a celebration of books and authors that are in keeping with a theme which may include guest posts and giveaways. Audience participation is highly encouraged and most welcome.