Monday 2nd March 2020 to Wednesday 30th December 2020

Chawton House

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.

Thursday 21st November 2019 to Monday 30th December 2019

Chawton House

Christmas at Chawton House

Enjoy the house at Christmas with seasonal displays and openings.

Monday 4th March 2019 to Monday 30th December 2019

Chawton House

Exhibition: Jane Austen's Reading

The main exhibition at Chawton House in 2019 focuses on Jane Austen’s reading; both books she had access to and those that influenced her writing.

Monday 4th March 2019 to Monday 30th December 2019

Chawton House

Display: Writing Women's Rights

In the library we have a display of women writers who have taken on issues of equality, gender difference, biology as destiny, women in politics, education and equal pay.