Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton

Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton
Winchester Road, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SD
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Jane Austen At The Bbc: A Celebration In Film, TV And Radio

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 bicentenary anniversary, the BBC will present a compilation of the various and varied television and radio presentations of Jane…

Linocut Printmaking And Letterpress Workshop With Jazmin Velasco

Be inspired by our recent discovery of wood-block printed wallpaper in the house and work with artist Jazmin Velasco, to cut and create your own lino-print artwork. Exploring the processes of block printing and letterpress combined with a passion for Austen, enjoy a day of experimental printing to produce greeting cards…

Make And Take: Printed Bookmarks

In the 1940s, the museum discovered traces of wood-block printed wallpaper dating to the 1800s, when Jane Austen would have been living in the house. These fragments of wallpaper have been accurately reproduced and hung in two rooms, restoring the house to how it would have looked 200 years ago. Come and view the finished…

Sun 28 May

Stories In Stitches

What does Jane Austen mean to you? Drop in to our free craft afternoon and contribute a stitch or two to our community story quilt which explores the lasting and contemporary impact of Jane Austen's life and legacy. All the completed squares will form part of a new object commemorating the author's domestic life here in…

Sat 5 Aug

£3–£8 / 01420 83262

Talks And Tours Day: Jane Austen In Chawton

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 the curators and contributors to two international exhibitions being held in the Winchester Discovery Centre and the Weston Library…

Fri 7 Jul

Writing Workshop: Music, Pictures And Stories With Rebecca Smith

Jane Austen used and explored music, performance and painting in her novels. Be inspired by the Austen family music books on display at the museum and work with writer Rebecca Smith to add texture to and make your work livelier and more memorable regardless of genre or form you are working in. Tickets include tea, coffee…

Writing Workshop: Writing Lives With Lucinda Hawksley

If you have ever considered writing your memoirs or a biography of an intriguing relative, come and learn how to write about lives with biographer Lucinda Hawksley. The workshop will look at where to begin, how to extend your research and structuring your work, as well as providing an insight into the publishing industry.

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