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2017

Thursday 7th December 2017

Chawton House Library

Evening Talk: Pride and Property: Jane Austen's House Obsession

Join us for a festive evening of mulled wine, mince pies, and Jane Austen’s great houses, with a talk from author Phyllis Richardson.

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Chawton House Library

Evening Talk: The Bisset Love Letters 1803-1828: a real life Pride and Prejudice story

Diane Lovell tells the real-life Pride and Prejudice story discovered in a stash of Regency-era love letters between a vicar and an aristocratic heiress.

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Chawton House Library

Garden Tour

Join Garden Manager Andrew Bentley for a guided tour of the gardens.

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Chawton House Library

NGS Open Garden

Chawton House Library has recently joined the National Gardens Scheme (NGS). Entry to the gardens will be £4 (children under 16 go free) and all funds will go to a range of beneficiaries selected by NGS including Macmillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie among others.

Wednesday 18th October 2017

Chawton House Library

Evening Talk: A Secret Sisterhood: the hidden friendships of Austen, Brontë, Eliot and Woolf

Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney share their research into the hidden female friendships of Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, George Eliot and Virginia Woolf.

Saturday 7th October 2017

Chawton House Library

Concert: Jane Austen in Words and Music

An evening of music from composers represented in the Austen family music books and readings from Jane Austen’s novels.

Sunday 1st October 2017

Chawton House Library

Estate Rambles

Explore the Chawton House Library estate in the company of our Garden Manager, Andrew Bentley, followed by a full English cooked breakfast in the Old Kitchen.

Thursday 28th September 2017

Chawton House Library

Evening Talk: Jane Austen: The Banker’s Sister

Professor E. J. Clery will join us to talk about her recently published book, Jane Austen: The Bankers Sister.

Monday 25th September 2017 to Friday 27th October 2017

Chawton House Library

Exhibition: Pens, Paintbrushes & Pioneers: Portrait of a Woman Writer

An exhibition based around the portraits of four pioneering women writers: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Mary Robinson, Maria Graham and Jane Austen.

Sunday 17th September 2017

Chawton House Library

Garden Tour

Join Garden Manager Andrew Bentley for a guided tour of the gardens.