This has been a busy year for us, with staff and volunteers battling the snowy elements in March and welcoming visitors in the sweltering heat over summer. Much has changed, most notably our name, when at the beginning of [...]
Sandford Award 2017 For the third time Chawton House Library has won a Sandford Award for Heritage Education. This prestigious prize is awarded once every five years, and celebrates education programmes at heritage sites across Britain. Judge Caroline Marcus was [...]
Our new herb garden, in a section of the Walled Garden here at Chawton House Library, was officially opened by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Hampshire, Mr Nigel Atkinson, on the 14th of July. It is a tribute to Elizabeth [...]
Today, we salute Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) on the occasion of her 200th birthday!
Today, the 21st April 2016, we pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, as she celebrates her 90th birthday.