Saturday 19th January 2019
A magical night of merrymaking following the ancient tradition of the Orchard Wassail! There will be singing, toasting and torch-lit procession to the orchard in the Walled Garden.
Thursday 13th December 2018
Join us for a diverting and dramatic recital of readings from Jane and Cassandra Austen’s letters, prose and poetry about sisters.
Saturday 1st December 2018
Come and do a spot of Christmas shopping in the festive atmosphere of Chawton House.
Saturday 3rd November 2018
Extended opening hours, mulled cider and toffee apples before Chawton village’s firework display.
Wednesday 31st October 2018
Join us this Halloween for a candlelit tour of our Gothic exhibition.
Saturday 1st September 2018
A day of talks on Jane Austen’s life, works and world, focusing on the Southampton years
Saturday 16th June 2018 to Sunday 24th June 2018
Find out what is happening at Chawton House during Alton’s Jane Austen Regency Week.
Thursday 24th May 2018
In this lavishly illustrated talk, Dr Oliver Cox explores the fall and rise of the English country house.
Monday 7th May 2018
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.
Thursday 26th April 2018
In this talk, award-winning author Charlotte Gordon explores the extraordinary relationship between Mary Wollstonecraft and her daughter Mary Shelley.