Come and see Jane Austen's House in a different light. Join us for an evening opening and maybe even get to visit parts of the Museum not usually open to the public.

Wander around the...

Start date: 20/06/2017
End date: 20/06/2017

As part of our Regency Week celebrations, Chawton House Library welcomes Dr Paula Byrne, author of the most recent biography of Jane Austen, The Real Jane Austen: A Life in Small Things (2013). In...

Start date: 21/06/2017
End date: 21/06/2017

Many Jane Austen fans have experienced her work for the first time through a classic BBC drama adaptation. In recognition of this important and fruitful relationship, and as part of this...

Start date: 24/06/2017
End date: 24/06/2017

For much of Jane Austen’s adult life, Britain was at war with France or America. Soldiers in their red coats were a familiar sight in southern England. Jane’s brother Henry served in the Militia,...

Start date: 26/06/2017
End date: 10/09/2017

Spa fever has gripped Southampton, royalty, artists and naval officers are flocking to the town to take the waters and indulge in sea bathing. Mr Martin is keen that his baths and cures are...

Start date: 26/06/2017
End date: 30/06/2017

"The undisputed Queen of TV history"  The Guardian

Dr Lucy Worsley is passionate about making history engaging to the widest possible audience. Her new biography...

Start date: 28/06/2017
End date: 28/06/2017

 'Chapter and Verse' (an association of amateur dramatists)  will perform a selection of Jane Austen readings on Saturday 1 July from 2.30pm at St Mary's Church, Twyford, in aid of the Church...

Start date: 01/07/2017
End date: 01/07/2017

Take a walk around the streets of Southampton so familiar to Miss Austen and Miss Jane, who knew the town as schoolgirls, teenagers and young adults. It was all about connections, and that is what...

Start date: 02/07/2017
End date: 02/07/2017

Jane Austen, one of the world's most famous authors, spent most of her life in rural Hampshire, and was known to attend dances at the Assembly Rooms in Basingstoke. The surrounding villages and...

Start date: 06/07/2017
End date: 06/07/2017

A day of talks and tours, hosted by Chawton House Library and Jane Austen’s House Museum in association with Hampshire Cultural Trust.

The day’s programme will bring into Chawton village...

Start date: 07/07/2017
End date: 07/07/2017

'Yes, yes, we will have a Pianoforte as good a one as can be got for 30 Guineas - & I will practise country dances that we may have some amusement for our nephew...

Start date: 07/07/2017
End date: 07/07/2017

Hampshire-based theatre company, 2TimeTheatre, presents the world premiere of Meeting Miss Austen by local author Cecily O'Neill at the Winchester Discovery Centre as part of the...

Start date: 08/07/2017
End date: 09/07/2017