At the beginning of March, a day after opening to the public, Chawton House welcomed the return of Professor Peter Sabor from McGill University, Canada. He provided a fascinating evening talk on the new Godmersham Park virtual library that [...]
Actor Greg Wise, who played John Willoughby in the adaptation of Sense and Sensibility, endorses our #buyabrick campaign.
Emma Thompson, who wrote the screenplay and starred in the 1995 adaptation of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility, has come out in support of our urgent appeal to keep Chawton House open.
Our Executive Director, Gillian Dow was at Winchester Cathedral today for the official unveiling of the new £10, featuring Jane Austen’s image. Read the speech she gave, commemorating Jane Austen’s enduring legacy. History, real solemn history, I cannot be [...]