Monday 20th June 2022

Venue: Chawton House

Catch up on all the gossip with Clio O’Sullivan, who discusses the Austen family’s involvement with the scandals of the day- An Aunt on trial, the Hastings scandal, bankruptcy, a Gretna Green elopement, and the Powlett Affair!

Discover how a duck landed a Chawton village boy in jail and how a shipwreck nearly sunk the hopes and ambitions of one of Jane Austen’s brothers.

This event is part of Jane Austen Regency Week.