Simone with our sparky six year old, Royston, on the drive of the Library

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

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Mary Wollstonecraft

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

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Mary Robinson

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

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Eliza Haywood

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

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Mary Astell

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

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Aphra Behn

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 … Continue reading