Welcome to our brand new Podcasts page, giving you an inside look at Chawton House happenings with our host Lizzie Frisby.

In our latest podcast, join host Lizzie Frisby as she interviews Richard Knight, who tells us what it was like to take on the considerable responsibility of the estate and how Chawton House went about its great restoration to come to be as it is today.

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Catch up with our previous podcasts:

Tune in for an exclusive listen from behind the scenes of the filming of ‘Tales of Terror! Stories by the Virtual Fireside’, ahead of its release on each night of All Hallows Eve 2020. In the episode, you’ll hear from photographer Claire Lewis, actor Dominic Gerrard and, our very own, Clio O’Sullivan.

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Listen to Martin Caddick, volunteer tour guide and researcher, who shares the fascinating history of Chawton House before the Knight Family bought the estate in 1551.

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Chawton House in 1834

Visitor Experience Manager, Louisa Carpenter, and Curator and Collections Manager Emma Yandle discuss ‘the rehang’ project, creating a new visitor journey at Chawton House.

Emma moving portraits as part of our 2020 rehang project

Interview with Curator of Man Up! exhibition,Clio O’Sullivan:

Clio O’Sullivan, Curator of Man Up!

About our podcasts

Lizzie Frisby is a freelance assistant producer for the BBC. She graduated from the University of Exeter with a First Class Honours Degree in (BSc) Geography in July 2019.

Lizzie (right) co-presenting Breakfast in Surrey on Xpressionfm

Music credits: Guitalele’s Happy Place by Kara Square (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/mindmapthat/56155