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Explore the ways that early feminist writers started some of our most important current debates, from gender difference to education, equal pay to #MeToo.

This interactive session (1.5-2 hours), is adaptable to suit different ages and stages, will give students the opportunity to delve a little deeper into an area of Chawton House’s collections or operations. Sessions require minimal preparation, and are run by an experienced member of the Chawton House team. They include a prep sheet (provided in advance where necessary), group activities and discussion, some book handling, and takeaway materials.

Key info

Suitable for: KS3, KS4, KS5, Higher

Age Groups: 11-14, 14-16, Post 16

Subjects: English, History

Topics: Careers, Creative Writing, Elizabethans, Gender Inequality, Jane Austen, Literature, Mary Shelley, Storytelling, Charlotte Brontë, Women’s Rights, Women’s History

Type: At Venue

Duration: 1.5 hours

Cost: From £12.50 per student (£150 per workshop)

Dates: Ongoing

Max. Group Size: 12

SEND: Yes - suitable for students with SEND

We regularly check that the costs and information are the latest and most up-to-date. However, please contact us directly if you need any further information or have a particular question. Unless specified otherwise, all prices include VAT.

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