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Wednesday 1st March 2023 to Sunday 4th June 2023

Library takeover: Inside Charlotte Brontë's wardrobe

Wednesday 8th March 2023 to Sunday 3rd September 2023

Exhibition: Quills and Characters

Monday 5th June 2023 to Friday 14th July 2023

Library Display: Botanical Women

Snowdrop Sundays

Come and explore Chawton House’s stunning gardens this spring and admire the dazzling display of daffodils.

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Jane Austen Garden Trail

Browse our online shop and discover our selection of beautiful gifts and souvenirs, including our Chawton House x Tatty Devine jewellery.

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Portrait of Maria Cosway at a writing desk

Discover the art of letter-writing in the 18th and 19th centuries with a visit to our new exhibition Quills and Characters. 

Find out more about the exhibition.

Chawton House Podcasts

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

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Call for Papers

16th May 2023|

Online Conference. Quills and Characters: approaches to women’s letters, 1660-1860 1-2 September, 2023 Letters were at the heart of eighteenth-century literary culture. The first novels [...]