Jane Austen: Zero to Hero in 200 Years

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Over 50 people gathered in St Lawrence Church on Thursday 12 October to hear about Jane Austen and support the important work of the local Anna Chaplaincy.
Sue and Martyn Dell are closely involved at Jane Austen's House Museum in Chawton as volunteers and worship regularly at St. Lawrence Church. In their illustrated talk, they described how Jane's fame spread world-wide and how the bi-centenary of her death has been commemorated this year.

Altogether £570 was raised from the evening which will be in aid of Anna Chaplaincy which is supported by the Greater Alton Project. The Anna Chaplaincy undertakes vital work in promoting the spiritual well-being of older people.

Sue and Martyn are very grateful for the support of everyone involved in making the evening a success.

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