Saturday 16th November 2019

Venue: Chawton House

7.00pm – 8.30pm

A one woman performance based on the life and works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu – the eccentric literary genius and the unsung pioneer who championed to the introduction of  smallpox inoculation to Britain.

Portrait of lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Charles Jervas, which hangs at Chawton House

Dr Georgina Lock has directed and acted for theatre and made short films. She designed the first scriptwriting programmes at Nottingham Trent university and taught them for fifteen years. Georgina now focuses on research and writing, particularly about creative women, who have been obscured or marginalised by history.

The show lasts 45 minutes, followed by a Q&A session with Dr Georgina Lock. 

Earlier in the day, Dr Georgina Lock will be running a writing workshop. To find out more, click here.


Performance:£15, includes wine or soft drink

Workshop: £20

Joint performance and workshop: £30

To book, call us on 01420 541010 or book online here (subject to Eventbrite booking fee).