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Monthly Teas

Upcoming Teas

Kim Wilson,
author of In the Garden with Jane Austen

June 24, 2024 at 6PM EDT

In the Garden with Jane Austen: Love in the Shrubbery


Kim Wilson brings Georgian and Regency gardens to life with an illustrated tour of English gardens, from tiny cottage gardens, to the gardens of the grand estates, to the gardens Jane Austen herself knew and loved. Featuring material from Wilson’s book, In the Garden with Jane Austen, the presentation will discuss 18th and 19th century gardening, the roles gardens played in the lives and loves of Austen and her characters, and will reveal the secrets to making your own Jane Austen garden.

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July 2024

To Be Announced…

Non-RFW Member Registration Not Yet Open

May 12, 2024 at 5 pm EDT

New Website Orientation


May is all about unveiling the newly redesigned RFW website! Justine will give members a tour of the new site and demonstrate how to perform common tasks, such as viewing and responding to forum posts, registering for classes and events, and more. She’ll also walk through the new “My Dashboard” and all the content that can be accessed from it, as well as share tips on how you can customize your RFW online profile.

Two Regency woman one holding a reticule

May 16, 2024 at 2PM EDT

What Would a Regency Lady Carry in Her Reticule?

WITH Candice Hern

Join Candice as she explains what a reticule was (called a ridicule during the Regency) and the items a lady would have carried in it! This presentation will be a comprehensive survey of items that might have been carried in a reticule, including cosmetics, coin purses, and vinaigrettes. The items our characters carry in their reticules can say a lot about them, and in this Monthly Tea, we will learn just what to put in a reticule!

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Frequently Asked Questions

RFW Members enjoy free access through their Dashboard to current and past Teas with no need to register!

Registration is $25 USD for non-members.

RFW Members and registered users will be able to view the event details from their Dashboard, including the Zoom link on the day of the event.

Can’t make it because of a schedule conflict or time zone issue? Don’t worry! Registered attendees will be sent a link to the recording after the event. Non-RFW members will have only 7 days to view the recording after it’s posted, but members can view the recording anytime from their Dashboard.

If you’re still having problems, contact RFW’s Programs Director.