When did she become so famous, and why? It will also look at events commemorating the 200th anniversary of her death in 2017 mainly from the perspective of Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton in which she lived for the last eight years of her life.
Martyn and Sue are both closely involved at Jane Austen's House Museum - Sue as Collections Volunteer, Martyn as Trustee and Steward.
The talk will be preceded by teas at the Allen Gallery from 5.30pm, with the option to sit in the garden if the weather permits.
Thursday 21 June 2018, from 7.30pm until 8.30pm
Allen Gallery, Church Street, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 2BW
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