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What’s On 2016-06-28T10:33:45+00:00

To book, call 01420 541010 or click on the event to book online.

Monday 25th September 2017 to Friday 27th October 2017

Chawton House Library

Exhibition: Pens, Paintbrushes & Pioneers: Portrait of a Woman Writer

An exhibition based around the portraits of four pioneering women writers: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Mary Robinson, Maria Graham and Jane Austen.

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Chawton House Library

NGS Open Garden

Chawton House Library has recently joined the National Gardens Scheme (NGS). Entry to the gardens will be £4 (children under 16 go free) and all funds will go to a range of beneficiaries selected by NGS including Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie among others.

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Chawton House Library

Garden Tour

Join Garden Manager Andrew Bentley for a guided tour of the gardens.

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Chawton House Library

Evening Talk: The Bisset Love Letters 1803-1828: a real life Pride and Prejudice story

Diane Lovell tells the real-life Pride and Prejudice story discovered in a stash of Regency-era love letters between a vicar and an aristocratic heiress.

Thursday 7th December 2017

Chawton House Library

Evening Talk: Pride and Property: Jane Austen's House Obsession

Join us for a festive evening of mulled wine, mince pies, and Jane Austen’s great houses, with a talk from author Phyllis Richardson.