BSECS Visiting Fellow, Dr Brianna Robertson-Kirkland, tells us about an exciting new find: instructions to an 1801 Music Game by Anne Gunn (née Young) Anne Young’s Musical Game laid out and ready to be played at the Decorative [...]
This International Women’s Day 2017, we are launching a campaign on behalf of the many talented women writers who have been neglected and forgotten throughout history. #WomensWrites #BeBoldForChange #IWD2017 2017 is a big year for Jane Austen: 200 years after [...]
We are currently enjoying the final day of our ‘Emma at 200’ exhibition, which saw Jane Austen’s fourth novel placed back within the global context from which it sprung, and to which it contributed. The exhibition covered the global, family, [...]
Chawton House Library, a registered charity, conserves a unique collection of women’s writing (1600-1830) within the Elizabethan manor house once owned by Jane Austen’s brother Edward. The village of Chawton is in the heart of the glorious Hampshire countryside [...]
Telling the story of the 'Stitch Off' and how it came to be part of our 'Emma at 200' exhibition.