A Night at Downton: Costumes of Downton Abbey Cocktail Party

Gown worn by Lady Rose, Downton Abbey. Cosprop Ltd., London. All Rights Reserved.


“What is a Week end?” …Dowager Countess of Grantham, Downton Abbey®


Celebrate the week end and step into the world of Downton Abbey on Friday, July 25, 7:00–10:00 pm, for Winterthur’s Costumes of Downton Abbey cocktail party in the Galleries Reception Atrium and patio.

This unique cocktail party will transport you to another era—a world of elbow-length gloves, beaded dresses, and formal dinners. Come in your finest vintage style (costumes are optional) and dance the night away to the Downton-era live jazz & swing band Songbird and the Tweeters. This seven-piece swing and jazz band delivers a rhythmic groove that will keep your feet moving and your spirits high!

Partake in scrumptious food and drinks and enjoy a stroll through the Costumes of Downton Abbey exhibition. Arrive a little early and take a stroll through the garden before dusk to enjoy the warm summer night and the delicious fragrance of the garden flowers. We look forward to celebrating with you!

Members $75; nonmembers $90. Includes entrance to Costumes of Downton Abbey. Call 800.448.3883 or 302.888.4600. Reservations required by Thursday, July 24.
Costumes of Downton Abbey is open now through January 4, 2015, in the Winterthur Galleries.




The exhibition at Winterthur is presented by


With support from the Glenmede Trust Company

Downton® and Downton Abbey®. A Carnival Films/Masterpiece Co-Production.  


Carnival logo © 2005 Carnival Film & Television Limited. Masterpiece is a trademark of the WGBH Educational Foundation. All Rights Reserved.  Photograph © Giles Keyte, Carnival Film & Television Limited, 2011. All Rights Reserved


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