Friday 1st May 2020 to Friday 31st July 2020

Chawton House

Library Display: The Women Who Wrote Plants

This Library display explores the pioneering women who became plant collectors, botanists, illustrators, educators and garden designers.

Saturday 28th March 2020 to Sunday 31st May 2020

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Artist takeover: Claire Lewis Photography

Claire Lewis is Chawton House’s in-house photographer and has taken beautiful images of the house and grounds. Head upstairs to the Cross Room during your visit and see some wonderful examples of her work.

Monday 2nd March 2020 to Sunday 26th April 2020

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Gallery Display: All About Emma

Inspired by the 2020 film adaptation, this display explores how Emma has been shaped by various portrayals.

Monday 2nd March 2020 to Wednesday 30th December 2020

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Exhibition: Man Up!

Chawton House’s 2020 exhibition highlights the lives of eighteenth century women who stepped outside of traditional female roles, risking physical perils and public outrage in disguising themselves as men.

Monday 17th February 2020 to Thursday 30th April 2020

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Library Display: Conservation and Acquisitions

Learn about the different techniques used by our volunteer conservators, and hear their stories of working with our most fragile books.