COVID-19 UPDATE: The House is re-opening, on Thursdays to Sundays, from Saturday 1st August, with a dine-in service in the Tearoom and Great Hall on Mondays-Wednesdays. The Gardens and takeaway service will continue to open 7 days a week. Read here for full information and to book tickets.
The House will re-open for 4 days a week from Saturday 1st August. Plan your visit
Book to dine in on Mondays to Wednesdays in August. More Information

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Monday 2nd March 2020 to Wednesday 30th December 2020

Online Exhibition: Man Up!

Wednesday 12th August 2020

Interactive Poetry Workshops

Saturday 22nd August 2020 to Sunday 23rd August 2020

Creative Writing Workshop - Memoir and Family History

Jane Austen Garden Trail

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Discover tales of extraordinary women in our 2020 exhibition Man Up! now online.

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11th July 2020

The Jane Austen Society 80th Birthday Party

Chawton House Presents The Jane Austen Society's 80th Birthday Party Welcome to this free online day of celebration hosted by Chawton House celebrating the Jane

20th June 2020

Introducing the Chawton House Summer Series

It is now looking as though the UK can start to emerge from lockdown. At Chawton House, we are planning our reopening, and delighted to

17th June 2020

The mystery of Theodore Constantia Harcourt

Before Chawton House closed for lockdown, Tina Baxter of the Georgian Dining Academy was busy transcribing one of our most exceptional items: an unpublished manuscript