COVID-19 UPDATE: THE GARDENS, TEA SHED AND PARKLAND ARE OPEN WED – SUN, 10AM – 4PM. THE TEAROOM IS OPERATING A TABLE SERVICE IN THE COURTYARD. THE HOUSE REMAINS CLOSED TO VISITORS. CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR TICKETS.

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Saturday 30th January 2021 to Friday 30th April 2021

Creative Writing Workshops 2021

Sunday 25th April 2021

Celebrating William Cowper

Friday 14th May 2021

Lady in a Veil

Sunday 23rd May 2021

Outdoor cinema: Clueless

Jane Austen Garden Trail

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12th April 2021

Visiting Fellowships: 2021

For the month of August, 2021, we are delighted to offer three residential fellowships for UK-based postgraduate or early career researchers (within 5 years of

24th March 2021

Easter at Chawton House

Enjoy the stunning grounds at Chawton House over the Easter holidays. With the Gardens at Chawton House open daily throughout the Easter holidays, 10am –

11th March 2021

The death of Jane Austen

by Cassandra Austen, drawing, 1810 © National Portrait Gallery Michael D Sanders, Emeritus Consultant, St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK, has lived in sight of Jane