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2017

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.

Sunday 17th September 2017

Chawton House Library

Garden Tour

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

Sunday 3rd September 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.

Sunday 27th August 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.

Sunday 20th August 2017

Chawton House Library

Garden Tour

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

Sunday 20th August 2017

Chawton House Library

Plant Fair Roadshow

View a collection of leading specialist nurseries offering a wide range of bulbs, perennials, herbs shrubs and trees.

Sunday 6th August 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.