What’s On

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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 26th March 2018 to Friday 7th December 2018

Chawton House

Exhibition: 'The art of freezing the blood'

An exhibition that introduces visitors to the Female Gothic to mark the bicentenaries of Austen’s Northanger Abbey and Shelley’s Frankenstein.

Tuesday 24th April 2018

Chawton House

Looking After Roses

We will be looking at the ways to get the best out of your roses this summer, looking at ways of keeping them healthy and which pests and diseases to look out for and well as growing tips and advice. 

Thursday 26th April 2018

Chawton House

Evening Talk: In Her Mother’s Footsteps: Mary Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft

In this talk, award-winning author Charlotte Gordon explores the extraordinary relationship between Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter Mary Shelley.

Monday 7th May 2018

Chawton House

Bluebell Estate Walk

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

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Chawton House

Common Pests and Diseases in the Garden

A look at the more common pest and diseases that occur in your garden and best ways to treat them. A full day gardening workshop, led by horticultural expert Thomas Stone.

Friday 18th May 2018

Chawton House

Floral Arches

Come and be inspired for this full day event! Create a beautiful natural flowing arch with seasonal flowers and foliage.

Thursday 24th May 2018

Chawton House

Evening Talk: The Three Exhibitions that Saved the Country House

In this lavishly illustrated talk, Dr Oliver Cox explores the fall and rise of the English country house.

Saturday 16th June 2018 to Sunday 24th June 2018

Chawton House

Jane Austen Regency Week Events

Find out what is happening at Chawton House during Alton’s Jane Austen Regency Week.

Friday 6th July 2018

Chawton House

Seventeenth-century barn floral hanging installation

Come and join us to create hanging floral masterpieces along with incredible floral floor runners and table centers.

Friday 13th July 2018

Chawton House

Bridal bouquet and buttonhole masterclass

Learn the art of creating a beautiful hand tied bridal bouquet and buttonhole, followed by a delicious lunch in the courtyard and then a walk around the house and walled gardens at your leisure.