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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 20th March 2017 to Sunday 4th June 2017

Chawton House Library

Exhibition: The 'Incomparable' Eliza Haywood

The first exhibition to focus solely on the writing career of Eliza Haywood (1693-1756).

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Chawton House Library

Children’s Gardening Workshop (ages 5-11)

As part of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) National Gardening Week, we invite children to take part in gardening activities, including planting a small pot to take away.

Sunday 16th April 2017

Chawton House Library

Easter Children’s Orienteering Trail

Explore our Wilderness to find the 10 animal markers using the map. Write down what animal silhouettes you find.

Sunday 23rd April 2017

Chawton House Library

Garden Tour

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

Sunday 7th May 2017

Chawton House Library

Estate Rambles

Explore the Chawton House Library estate in the company of our Garden Manager, Andrew Bentley, followed by a full English cooked breakfast in the Old Kitchen.

Thursday 18th May 2017

Chawton House Library

Evening Talk: What is a Literary Coterie and Why Does It Matter?

In this talk Professor Betty Schellenberg aims to challenge generalizations by telling the stories of several widely divergent literary coteries that flourished in the middle of the eighteenth century

Sunday 21st May 2017

Chawton House Library

Garden Tour

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

Sunday 28th May 2017

Chawton House Library

National Gardens Scheme Festival Weekend & 90th Anniversary

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.

Friday 2nd June 2017

Chawton House Library

Estate Rambles

Explore the Chawton House Library estate in the company of our Garden Manager, Andrew Bentley, followed by a full English cooked breakfast in the Old Kitchen.

Friday 2nd June 2017 to Sunday 4th June 2017

Chawton House Library

The Independent Libraries Association's 28th Annual Conference

Bricks, Shelves, Books & People. Building for the Future as an Independent Library.

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