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Monday 12th September 2022 to Sunday 26th February 2023

Exhibition- Trailblazers: Women travel writers and the exchange of knowledge

Thursday 1st December 2022 to Sunday 1st January 2023

Christmas at Chawton House

Saturday 10th December 2022 to Sunday 1st January 2023

The Glimmering Gardens

Trailblazers poster
Visit our new exhibition Trailblazers for fascinating stories of women who travelled the world in the 18th & 19th centuries
Jane Austen Garden Trail

Browse beautiful gifts and souvenirs in the online shop.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
This December, explore the pioneering role Lady Mary Wortley Montagu played in the fight against smallpox in our next online talk. Tickets on sale now!

Chawton House Podcasts

Listen to all the behind-the-scenes news with host Lizzie Frisby. Click here to tune in.

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6th December 2022

The Romantics

Buttermere Lake a Shower by JMW Turner This post will be the last celebrating the Share a Bench with Jane campaign, supported by our wonderful

1st December 2022

Posthumous Works at Chawton House

We are delighted to have welcomed a new addition to our collections this week, following our Autumn fundraising campaign. Mary Wollstonecraft’s Posthumous Works arrived safely

25th November 2022

Gardens in the Regency Era

Chawton House Gardens In the 18th century, walking in the garden was a popular activity. The proposed health benefits, mixed with the opportunity to talk