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Official Downton author at fundraiser
1:20pm Tuesday 24th September 2013 in News
IT has just returned to our television screens and now Downton Abbey fans can delve further into the world behind the show.
Jessica Fellowes, niece of the ITV show’s creator and writer Julian Fellowes, will be the star attraction at a Downton Abbey Charity Ladies Lunch organised by local Sainsbury’s stores at The Botley Park Hotel on November 28.
Jessica is author of The World of Downton Abbey and The Chronicles of Downton Abbey, both official companion books to the hit series.
She will talk about the real-life inspirations of Downton Abbey, drawn from both her family and her detailed knowledge of the Edwardian era along with clips and images from the show, with an opportunity to ask questions.
After a drinks reception on arrival there will be a selection of stands with gifts, jewellery, handbags, fragrances and chocolates and a raffle as well as the two course lunch.
Two charities will benefit from this event – U Support based in Southampton, which is Sainsbury’s Eastleigh’s Charity of The Year, and Pompey in the Community, Sainsbury’s Farlington’s Charity of The Year, Both enhance the lives of disadvantaged children through sport and education.
Tickets are £40.
To book call 02392 728899.
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