What’s On

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What’s On 2016-06-28T10:33:45+00:00

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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.

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. 

Saturday 11th August 2018

Chawton House

Afternoon Talk: A Curious Case of a Curious Herbal

Garden Manager Andrew Bentley describes the inspiration behind his Elizabeth Blackwell Herb Garden at Chawton House.

Saturday 1st September 2018

Chawton House

Day of Talks: Jane Austen & Southampton Spa

A day of talks on Jane Austen’s life, works and world, focusing on the Southampton years

Sunday 16th September 2018

Chawton House

Storystock at Chawton House

Our first family Literary Festival, working in partnership with Storystock for an exciting day event. There will be workshops, displays, storytelling, yoga, treasure hunts, dressing up and much more!

Thursday 13th December 2018

Chawton House

Afternoon recital: 'Austen Sisters'

Join us for an early celebration of Austen’s birthday for a diverting and dramatic recital of readings from Jane and Cassandra Austen’s letters, prose and poetry about sisters.