Atherton Library -
Downton Abby Lecture
In this fascinating illustrated lecture, Dr. DiAnn Ellis discusses the world of Downton Abbey within the sociohistorical and geopolitical context of the era. Learn about the amazing Victorian and Edwardian periods. From the real Highclere Castle and Gardens where the series is filmed and where Dr. Ellis recently visited; to “The Buccaneers”; to the beautiful Worth gowns; to The Great War (100th Anniversary); to the Suffragettes; to the Spanish Flu; to Modern Spiritualism and Ouija Boards; as well as the daily lives of the landowners and the servants. Tea and biscuits will be served at the Interval.
This is a free program. RSVP requested to 650-328-2422.
Saturday, 02/07/15 at 1:00 pm, 94 Ashfield Road, Atherton