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Chawton House Library Conversations: June’s Podcast

Welcome back to Chawton House Library Conversations after a very special month: Dr Sandy Lerner was presented with a honourary OBE for services to UK culture, here in the Library she founded. First launched on Sunday 8th March 2015 in … Continue reading

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Dr Sandy Lerner’s OBE: A Special Day in Pictures

On Wednesday 20th May, Dr Sandy Lerner was presented with her honorary OBE for services to UK culture, here in the Library she founded.  She received special permission to hold the ceremony here and was presented with the award by … Continue reading

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CHL Founder Awarded Honorary OBE for Services to UK Culture

Award recognises importance of our unique Library of women’s writing   Today at Chawton House Library a very special event took place: our founder and Chairman, Dr Sandy Lerner, was awarded an Honorary OBE. As a foreign national, the award … Continue reading

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Chawton House Library Conversations: May’s Podcast

Welcome back to Chawton House Library Conversations. First launched on Sunday 8th March 2015 in celebration of International Women’s Day, our monthly podcast is a round up of news, events and highlights, helping you stay connected with Chawton House Library … Continue reading

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Podcast: Chawton House Library Conversations

Welcome back to Chawton House Library Conversations. First launched on Sunday 8th March 2015 in celebration of International Women’s Day, our monthly podcast is a round up of news, events and highlights, helping you stay connected with Chawton House Library … Continue reading

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Meet latest addition to the CHL team: Simone Marshall

Please join us in giving Simone Marshall a warm welcome to the Chawton House Library team! Simone, who has joined us as our new Assistant Groom, will be helping Head Groom, Angie McLaren, to care for the five heavy horses … Continue reading

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New Chapter Begins for Chawton House Library

This year Chawton House Library, home to over 10,000 volumes and manuscripts, will open its doors to the public more than ever before. The unique collection of early women’s writing from 1630 – 1800, is housed in the grand Elizabethan … Continue reading

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Podcast: Chawton House Library Conversations

This International Women’s Day, we would like to welcome you to Chawton House Library Conversations, a new monthly round up of news, events and highlights from our academic and events programme. This series of podcasts has been devised to help … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Vera Brittain

Happy International Women’s Day! In the final of our countdown of great women writers, today we salute Vera Brittain in whose honour we are launching a brand new Visiting Fellowship… 7. Vera Brittain (1893-1970) ‘Meek wifehood is no part of … Continue reading

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Anne Brontë

In the week running up to International Women’s Day on 8th March 2015, we are celebrating women writers who paved the way for the early feminists and are still inspiring women to Make It Happen today. There is still work to … Continue reading