Thursday 21st November 2019 to Monday 30th December 2019

Venue: Chawton House

Come along to Chawton House this Winter and travel through time to discover Christmas traditions of times gone by. Learn how the Austen and Knight families celebrated the festive season, soak up the atmosphere of the house adorned with traditional decorations and play games in the historic rooms.

There will be a series of events and interventions throughout the festive season and activities for children and families throughout the House. The Old Kitchen Tea Room will have a festive menu and there will be a Christmas retail offer in the shop.

The house and gardens will be open 7 days a week, as usual, from 21st November through to the 16th December and then on the following dates only:

All-day openings (11am-4:30pm):

  • Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 Dec
  • Friday 27 Dec
  • Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 Dec
  • Monday 30 Dec

Evening Openings (4-8pm):

Included with general admission.

No advance booking required. Annual tickets/Neighbour passes are valid for this exhibition.