Explore the connection between Downton Abbey and Canadian history

April 10, 2019


For immediate release

Presentation and Afternoon Tea

Gatineau, Quebec, April 10, 2019 — Did you know that there’s a connection between Downton Abbey and Canadian history? The hit British television series was filmed at Highclere Castle, where Canadian officials had enjoyed hospitality during the 1866 London Conference, in the final stretch towards Confederation.

Entertaining at the Real Downton Abbey: Canadians at Highclere Castle
Saturday, April 27 at 1:30 p.m.
Canadian Museum of History, Grand Hall
Tickets: $95 (online or by calling 819-776-7000)

Afternoon Tea Menu
 Finger Sandwiches
Cucumber and radish with herb-and-lemon cream
Curried chicken salad with apricots
Smoked salmon on pumpernickel with dill
Classic egg salad with chives
Homemade Lady Carnarvon scones with whipped butter, clotted cream and assorted jams
Assorted Petits Fours

Tea Selections
Loose-leaf Orange Pekoe, Earl Grey and Herbal Safari

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