2020

Saturday 11th July 2020

Online

Chawton House Presents the Jane Austen Society 80th Birthday Party

A free online day of celebration hosted by Chawton House to celebrate the Jane Austen Society’s 80 year, its legacy, and of course, the great author herself.

Monday 29th June 2020

Online

Summer Series: Janet Todd, 'Sanditon and Northanger Abbey: A Shared Pen?'

Our digital Summer Series opens with Janet Todd exploring the connections between Austen’s first and last works.

Saturday 30th May 2020 to Sunday 31st May 2020

Chawton House

Virtual Garden Festival

Enjoy all things horticultural and explore the Chawton House garden from the comfort of your home.

Friday 15th May 2020 to Sunday 17th May 2020

Chawton House

Lockdown Literary Festival

3 days of literary heaven, broadcast direct to your home.

Friday 8th May 2020

Chawton House

***SOLD OUT*** VE Day Afternoon Tea Deliveries

Are you holding a ‘Stay at Home’ street party for VE Day? Chawton House would love to help you by providing the treats!

Saturday 25th April 2020

Chawton House

***CANCELLED*** Talk: Hilary Davidson - Dress in the Age of Jane Austen

Join leading fashion historian Hilary Davidson as she explores Regency dress, clothing, fashion and sewing through the lens of Jane Austen’s life.

Saturday 25th April 2020

Chawton House

***CANCELLED*** Modern Calligraphy Workshop - Dip Pen

Learn how to create your very own beautiful calligraphy quotes in the historic setting of Chawton House.

Monday 20th April 2020

Chawton House

***CANCELLED*** Photography Workshop - Bluebells

Capture beautiful images of the snowdrops at Chawton House.

Saturday 18th April 2020

Chawton House

***CANCELLED*** Creative Writing Workshop - Inspiration from Paintings and Objects

Everyone has a story to tell! This informal session will include a series of exercises to help you develop ideas into words.

Tuesday 14th April 2020

Chawton House

***CANCELLED*** Easter Holidays: in the garden with Gilbert White

Discover what medicinal plants people used in the 1700s for healing and match the herb with the nasty disease!