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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 were written in letters, capitalising on their ability to show us a character’s inner thoughts. [...]

2023-05-16T15:44:21+01:0016th May 2023|Conferences and Events, Uncategorised|

Huzzah for the Wassail!

Chawton House hosts its annual evening orchard Wassail in the Walled Garden Last Saturday saw Chawton House celebrate a centuries-old tradition, the Wassail. Led by its Wassail Queen, the night held two purposes - encouraging good spirits into the [...]

2023-01-17T16:38:47+00:0017th January 2023|CHL Celebrates|

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 friends at NAFCH. We are honoured to have these benches dotted around [...]

2023-04-25T16:24:30+01:006th December 2022|Uncategorised|

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 with us, along with her translation of Jacques Necker: On The Importance Of Religious [...]

2022-12-01T22:19:18+00:001st December 2022|Library News|
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