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Chawton House’s digital Lockdown Literary Festival will provide you with 3 days of literary heaven, consisting of talks, discussions and workshops all broadcast direct to your home.

We’ve got an exciting list of speakers lined up, including:

- Joanna Trollope

- Hilary Davidson

- Gill Hornby

- Professor Janet Todd

- Professor Janine Barchas

- Natalie Jenner

- Professor Jennie Batchelor

- Professor Emma Clery

- Alison Larkin

And many more…

This event is free*. Register for your free ticket and we will email the festival schedule and full line up very soon. You only need to register once (any day) for the whole festival.

*Please note, event is free exluding our online workshops. There is a separate £5 ticket to join and spaces are limited so you will need to book in advance to secure your place.

For more information, please visit our website:

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Chawton House

Chawton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ

01420 541010


Opening times

Gardens and Tearoom Takeaways: 11:00am - 4:30pm daily

House: 11:00am - 4:30pm Thursdays through Sundays

Dine in at the Great Hall and the OId Kitchen Tearoom: 11:00am - 3:30pm Mondays through Wednesdays

Library: The library will be available for research on a case-by-case basis. For more information, please contact

Visitor season 2020: 17th February - 16th December. Christmas openings and events TBC.

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