2022

Evening Orchard Wassail

Saturday 15th January 2022

Chawton House

Evening Orchard Wassail

Join us for this centuries’ old Twelfth Night apple-growing celebration, involving hearty singing in the orchard to encourage a bountiful harvest in 2022.  

New Year's Day Brunch

Saturday 1st January 2022

Chawton House

New Year's Day Brunch

Welcome in the New Year with a hot drink and breakfast bap combo from the Chawton House Tea Shed before enjoying a peaceful stroll through the Hampshire countryside.

2021

The Glimmering Gardens

Saturday 11th December 2021 to Sunday 2nd January 2022

Chawton House

The Glimmering Gardens

As the sun sets, wrap up warm and enjoy the Gardens after dark with our new Christmas lights trail.

Christmas Embroidery Workshop with Abigail Rose Creative

Thursday 9th December 2021

Chawton House

Christmas Embroidery Workshop with Abigail Rose Creative

Enjoy a Christmas workshop in the historic setting of Chawton House’s Great Hall and learn to stitch a Christmas wreath with Abigail Rose. 

Meet the Makers

Sunday 5th December 2021

Chawton House

Meet the Makers

Join us on Sunday 5 December and meet the creative minds behind our festive installation- The Twelve Knits of Christmas. 

Inaugural Deirdre Le Faye Memorial Lecture: Gillian Dow

Saturday 4th December 2021

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Inaugural Deirdre Le Faye Memorial Lecture: Gillian Dow

The inaugural Deirdre Le Faye Memorial Lecture is to be given by Dr Gillian Dow (University of Southampton), and is entitled ‘“Interesting fragments have continued to appear”: The Unfinished Business of Writing Women’s Lives’

Christmas Ghost Stories

Friday 3rd December 2021

Chawton House

Christmas Ghost Stories

Visit Chawton House after dark and enjoy a performance of the chilling festive tale The Old Nurse’s Story by Elizabeth Gaskell.

Christmas Photography Workshop

Sunday 28th November 2021

Chawton House

Christmas Photography Workshop

Get into the festive spirit with a day of creativity here at the beautiful setting of Chawton House, stunningly dressed for Christmas.

Festive Wreath Workshop

Saturday 27th November 2021

Chawton House

Festive Wreath Workshop

Get ready for a cosy Christmas at home by creating your own festive wreath in the historic Great Hall at Chawton House. 

Festive Supper

Friday 26th November 2021

Chawton House

Festive Supper

Book onto one of our two exclusive sittings for an evening of festive dining at Chawton House, followed by mince pies by the fire.