Our new spring brochure is out now! If you’re looking for a helping hand on what to choose, we share some key areas to look out for.
Chawton House is a Grade II listed Elizabethan manor house in Hampshire. A historic property and the home to the research library of The Centre for the Study of Early Women’s Writing and with strong links to Jane Austen and her family. Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee on arrival followed by a private, […]
This talk celebrates Women’s History Month by focusing on women writers Jane Austen, Frances Hodgson Burnett, Agatha Christie and others, and how they weave in their thoughts on gardens, society, healing and the cycle of life, often inspired by their own experiences and gardens. Cherrill Sands is a freelance garden historian with an MA in […]
Enjoy the first young Musicians’ Recital back after a very long wait! A free event (although donations are welcome) and a perfect time to enjoy live music from some up-and-coming young stars. This piano recital programme includes: Prelude & Fugue no.16 in G Minor, BMV 861 By Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata in B-flat Major no.17, […]
As Christmas approaches, our Library volunteers have put together their recommendations of the best books to read over the festive period.
Take some time to discover the past as Margaret Westwood tells us about Jenny Frendo’s online course, The Experience of Childhood.
We’re committed to promoting access to the arts during the Coronavirus Lockdown through our online programme and by promoting the efforts of others.
Celebrate World Vegan Day with Nick and Ian’s chocolate cake! The chefs share their 9 simple steps to chocolate cake heaven.
Our mind is amazing, we just need to learn how to stop that critical voice that keeps telling us we are not good enough, or not worthy.
Michael has worked in the areas of design, photography and education for more than 30 years. Starting in an architect’s office, he moved on to being Technical Support at West Surrey College of Art and Design, and then Lecturer at WSCAD and Epsom School of Art. Michael has also been an adult education tutor and […]
Davina graduated from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama with an Honours degree in Speech and Drama. Upon leaving she worked as a founder member of a theatre-in-education company Eclipse Theatre Co. in and around London. Davina worked for 28 years as Director of Drama in schools in London, Berkshire, Surrey and Hampshire. […]
Devdan began Tai Chi in the early 1980s while a student at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. He returned to Tai Chi in the mid-1990s and studied with the late Master Akira Lim. Today, he continues to study Tai Chi and Kung Fu with Stephen Lim, the current master of the Lim […]