A free online day of celebration hosted by Chawton House celebrating the Jane Austen Society’s 80th birthday, its legacy, and of course, the great author herself.
Introduction: Richard Jenkyns (Jane Austen Society)
Reports from Chawton: Katie Childs (Executive Director, Chawton House), Lizzie Dunford (Director, Jane Austen’s House)
A virtual tour of Chawton House
Professor Emma Clery, ‘The Jane Austen Society, founded 1940: From Grate to Greatness’
Dr Helen Cole, ‘Jane Austen and Illustration’
‘Our Chawton home’: A Conversation (‘Speakers’ Panel’)
‘Loving Jane Austen Around the World: An Enigma’
The videos will be available to view on our YouTube channel. By signing up to the event on ArtTickets you will receive key information first.