Home   News   Article

Donington in race against time to get church organ fixed in time for Flinders' homecoming

Donington has been given more reason to expect a huge tourism boost sparked by the homecoming of its most famous son, explorer Matthew Flinders.

The reburial in the church of the man who named Australia and mapped its coastline is expected to take place in the second half of next year.

Jane Pearson, from the Matthew Flinders Bring Him Home group, has spoken with officials from the Flinders University in Adelaide, who would like Donington to be the base for a gatheringĀ of its former students who now live in the UK- and that potentially involves up to 2,000 people.

More by this author

This website and its associated newspaper are members of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO)

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More