Join us and experience a closer relationship with Chawton House as a Friend, Bluestocking Circle Member or Salon Circle Patron.

By joining us, you are providing valuable on-going support towards maintaining and developing the house, the gardens, and our unique collections, for the enjoyment of visitors and scholars today and for generations to come. As a registered charity, Chawton House is most grateful for all support.


Experience a closer relationship with Chawton House as a Friend. Find out more about the benefits we offer and how your Friendship can support our work.

North American Friends

North American Friends is an independent US-based charity that raises and promotes the profile of Chawton House and its collections in North America.

The Bluestocking Circle

The Bluestocking Circle benefits include preview tours, Bluestocking Circle events, invitations to private tours at related library/art organisations and a Lifetime Friendship with Chawton House.

The Salon Circle Patrons

The Salon Circle is a high-level supporter group for those who are most deeply inspired by Chawton House and want to support and shape its future development and programmes.