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Planning - 50467 - Jane Austen Museum

ImageA planning application has been submitted that proposes a number of changes to the internal and external layout of the museum and its grounds.

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Winter Litter Pick 2008

The second the bi-annual litter pick in Chawton took place on Saturday 12th January 2008, this event is designed to clean up the area we all live in and make it more pleasant for those who live here and hopefully make people think twice before chucking out their rubbish in our picturesque village, we base this on the prinicple that the presence of litter makes people feel less concerned about "adding more" to whats already present and the many visitors who come here probably don't want a carrier bag in the hedge spoling their picture.

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Speed on Wolf's Lane

ImageAs part of the parish council's review of traffic parking within the village, Hampshire County Council has performed a speed survey on Wolf's Lane. The results of the survey indicates that the current speed limit is generally at 40-50mph.  The full response from HCC is listed below

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Fireworks 2007

ImagePictures from the Fireworks 2007 event are now available in the picture gallery.

We now have video footage of the event - All 20 minutes of it.
Click here to watch the video

Thanks to Martin and Jayne Whittock for providing this content and allowing it to be used.

Pyro Si  - This one is for you.

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Final farewell and thanks from Linda Osborn

ImageWell… what an incredible end to my teaching career! I received an overwhelming array of gifts, cards and best wishes for the future from so many. My final school assembly was particularly moving as the children gave such a delightful performance. I am leaving Chawton with such fond memories and I would like to thank everyone for their kindness and generosity and for all the amazing events arranged for my farewell which made the last few weeks so special.

 

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Upcoming Events

  • Children's Gardening Workshop (ages 5-11) - Chawton House Library
    April 12, 2017 (10:00 - 12:00)

    Children's gardening workshop at Chawton House Library. As part of the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) National Gardening Week, we invite children (ages 5-11) to take part in gardening activities, including planting a small pot to take away. Price...

  • Chawton WI - Working with Chocolate
    April 12, 2017 (19:30 - 21:30)

    Chawton WI are holding a working with chocolate session.

    Come along to a delicious edible demonstration at Chawton Village Hall

  • Easter Children’s Orienteering Trail - Chawton House Library
    April 16, 2017 (All Day)

    Enjoy the Easter weekend at Chawton House Library with a special orienteering trail. Explore our Wilderness to find the 10 animal markers using the map. Write down what animal silhouettes you find. If your child gets all 10, you can treat them to free...

  • Garden Tour - Chawton House Library
    April 23, 2017 (14:00 - 15:00)

    Join Garden Manager Andrew Bentley for a guided tour of the gardens.  Hear about the history of the grounds, including period features, such as the 'wilderness' and 'ha-ha', along with the walled kitchen garden built by Jan Austen's brother Edward.  The...

  • Estate Rambles - Chawton House Library
    May 07, 2017 (08:30 - 10:00)

    Explore the Chawton House Library estate in the company of our Garden Manager, Andrew Bentley. Find out more about the fascinating history of the grounds, including the ‘wilderness’, the ‘ha-ha’ and the additions made by Jane Austen’s brother, Edward...

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