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Life at an Edwardian Manor
May 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn about tea and food customs with Judith Krall-Russo, certified tea specialist and food historian.
LIFE AT AN EDWARDIAN MANOR INSPIRED BY DOWNTON ABBEY
The critically acclaimed TV series Downton Abbey has renewed popular interest in the Edwardian era. It was a time of great disparity between the haves and the have-nots. The rich expected their every whim to be indulged and their daily needs to be fulfilled by the lower class of domestic servants. This “Golden Age” perched on a shaky foundation as the winds of change brought a time of greater social mobility within the rigid British class system. Learn about this fascinating time while enjoying light refreshments. Though you don’t have to be a Downton Abbey fan to enjoy this program, devoted fans may take more notice of certain details in the show.