Downton Abbey A Celebration

Downton Abbey   A Celebration

Packed full of stunning location shots and stills from all six series of the show including exclusive behind-the-scenes photography, this celebratory book is the ultimate gift for Downton Abbey fans the world over.

Author: Jessica Fellowes

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781472229694

Category: History

Page: 320

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Since the moment we first entered Downton Abbey in 1912, we have been swept away by Julian Fellowes' evocative world of romance, intrigue, drama and tradition. Now, in 1925, as Downton Abbey prepares to close its doors for the final time, Jessica Fellowes leads us through the house and estate, reliving the iconic moments of the wonderfully aristocratic Crawley family and their servants as they navigate the emerging modern age. Travelling from Great Hall to servants' hall, bedroom to boot room, we glimpse as we go Matthew and Isobel Crawley arriving for the first time, the death of Kemal Pamuk, Cora's tragic miscarriage, Edith's affair with Michael Gregson, Mary's new haircut, Thomas and O'Brien's scheming, Anna and Bates's troubles with the law, and Carson's marriage to Mrs Hughes. Alongside this will be in-depth interviews with the cast who have worked on the show for six years and know it so well. Packed full of stunning location shots and stills from all six series of the show including exclusive behind-the-scenes photography, this celebratory book is the ultimate gift for Downton Abbey fans the world over.
Categories: History

Downton Abbey A Celebration

Downton Abbey   A Celebration

"First published in Great Britain by Headline Publishing Group"--Colophon.

Author: Jessica Fellowes

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781250091550

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 320

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"The official companion to all six seasons"--Jacket.
Categories: Performing Arts

The World of Downton Abbey

The World of Downton Abbey

A companion book to the popular British series, which also aired in the United States on PBS, includes full-color photos throughout.

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Publisher: St Martins Press

ISBN: 1250006341

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 303

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A companion book to the popular British series, which also aired in the United States on PBS, includes full-color photos throughout.
Categories: Performing Arts

The Builder

The Builder

... on architecture in Vienna , Moot , Downton , 313 River Soar improvement ... on sanitary matters , 151 Southwark , Old , 620 Lacock Abbey , 285 Manich ...

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ISBN: PRNC:32101079220883

Category: Architecture

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Categories: Architecture

Royal Fever

Royal Fever

... 35; Cooper, Diana, 159; coronation commemorative, 176; Downton Abbey reference, 67; ... celebration, xxiv; image management of, 53; longevity of, 3; ...

Author: Cele C. Otnes

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520962149

Category: Social Science

Page: 384

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No monarchy has proved more captivating than that of the British Royal Family. Across the globe, an estimated 2.4 billion people watched the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on television. In contemporary global consumer culture, why is the British monarchy still so compelling? Rooted in fieldwork conducted from 2005 to 2014, this book explores how and why consumers around the world leverage a wide range of products, services, and experiences to satisfy their fascination with the British Royal Family brand. It demonstrates the monarchy’s power as a brand whose narrative has existed for more than a thousand years, one that shapes consumer behavior and that retains its economic and cultural significance in the twenty-first century. The authors explore the myriad ways consumer culture and the Royal Family intersect across collectors, commemorative objects, fashion, historic sites, media products, Royal brands, and tourist experiences.Taking a case study approach, the book examines both producer and consumer perspectives. Specific chapters illustrate how those responsible for orchestrating experiences related to the British monarchy engage the public by creating compelling consumer experiences. Others reveal how and why people devote their time, effort, and money to Royal consumption—from a woman who boasts a collection of over 10,000 pieces of British Royal Family trinkets to a retired American stockbroker who spends three months each year in England hunting for rare and expensive memorabilia. Royal Fever highlights the important role the Royal Family continues to play in many people’s lives and its ongoing contribution as a pillar of iconic British culture.
Categories: Social Science

Christmas at Highclere

Christmas at Highclere

Recipes and traditions from the real Downton Abbey The Countess of Carnarvon ... a wreath on your door precedes the Christian celebration of Christmas; ...

Author: The Countess of Carnarvon

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473571037

Category: Architecture

Page: 320

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As seen on the Channel 4 series Christmas at Highclere and Warwick Castles Highclere Castle, known as 'the real Downton Abbey', bustles with activity at the best of times, but it is never more alive than at Christmas. Christmas at Highclere is a look behind the scenes at the routines and rituals that make the castle the most magical place to be throughout the festive season. Lady Carnarvon will guide you through Advent, Christmas preparations and Christmas Eve all the way through to the day itself, and beyond. Learn how the castle and grounds are transformed by decorations, including the raising of a twenty-foot tree in the saloon, the gathering of holly and mistletoe from the grounds. All the intricacies of the perfect traditional Christmas are here: from crackers and carol singers. The festive feeling is carried through to Highclere's Boxing Day traditions, the restorative middle days and the New Year's Eve celebrations. This book also tells the story of historic Christmases at Highclere - of distinguished guests warming themselves by the fire after a long journeys home through the snow, unexpected knocks on the door, and, always, the joy of bringing family - and staff - together after a busy year. As well as telling the stories of Highclere Christmases past and present, Lady Carnarvon provides recipes, tips and inspiration from her kitchen so that readers can bring a quintessentially British festive spirit to their own home. Lady Carnarvon divulges the secret to perfectly flakey mince pies, the proper way to wrap presents so that you and your guests are guaranteed a Christmas to remember. Lavish, celebratory and utterly enchanting, Christmas at Highclere is celebration of one of the UK's most beloved historic houses and is the perfect gift for any Downton Abbey fan.
Categories: Architecture

Salopian Shreds and Patches

Salopian Shreds and Patches

... Bart . , Downton Hall ; the Ven Arehdeacon Maddison , Batchcott Rectory ... At 8 o'clock an early celebration of the Holy Communion took place , the Rev ...

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ISBN: NYPL:33433075883144

Category: Shropshire (England)

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Categories: Shropshire (England)

Ignoble Displacement

Ignoble Displacement

... were served a starter ('a celebration of British mushrooms'), ... Rather, in a scene reminiscent of 'Downton Abbey' according to Hardy herself, ...

Author: Stephanie Polsky

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 9781782798798

Category: Social Science

Page: 321

View: 398

We live in a time of great social, political and economic crisis that many date to the collapse of the global banking system in 2008. Many are finding it difficult to contextualise the hardships that have taken place in the years following on from those events. It is difficult to find the answers in our present media landscape, or in a political and intellectual climate that continues to laud capitalism as the winning economic system coming out of both World War II and the end of the Cold War, which has become over the last century synonymous with democracy itself. The irony is that in our times the majority of the world’s people feel disenfranchised by both capitalism and democracy. How did we come to this historical juncture? What can we learn not just from history, but from our cultural artefacts that might tell us how we first came to conduct ourselves within a system of global finance capitalism? This volume proposes that we reinterpret the writings of Charles Dickens to find the antecedents of our present situation with regards to capital, empire and subjectivity.
Categories: Social Science

Past Imperfect

Past Imperfect

A novel by the creator of DOWNTON ABBEY and BELGRAVIA Julian Fellowes ... side of the sulking child, resisting his role at some Speech Day celebration.

Author: Julian Fellowes

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780297855798

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE CREATOR OF DOWNTON ABBEY and BELGRAVIA (NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES) 'A gloriously funny ride through modern times' Evening Standard Damian Baxter is very, very rich. But he has but one concern, which is becoming more urgent at the weeks go by: who should inherit his fortune. A letter from an ex-girlfriend suggests that, as a young man, Damian may have fathered a child, but the letter is anonymous. Finding the truth will not be easy - and the only man who Damian can turn to for help also happens to be his sworn enemy... 'Takes us back to the Season of 1968 and its lavish balls and parties... Poignant, funny fascinating and moving: a must-read' Sunday Express 'An elegant satire, it offers an entertaining commentary on our times and a heartfelt lament for a kinder, more courteous Britain' Tatler 'A witty take on the world as it was and is now' Woman & Home
Categories: Fiction

The Women of the Real Downton Abbey

The Women of the Real Downton Abbey

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey; Lady Catherine, the Earl and the Real Downton Abbey The Countess of ... That autumn there was a family celebration.

Author: The Countess of Carnarvon

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780804140874

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 688

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This collection, available exclusively as an ebook, brings together two tales of Highclere Castle, the grand estate that serves as the central character for the hit PBS show Downton Abbey, from the current Countess of Carnarvon. A New York Times bestseller, Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey contrasts the splendor of Edwardian life in a great house against the backdrop of the First World War and offers an inspiring and revealing picture of Lady Almina, the woman at the center of the history of Highclere Castle. Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey transports readers to the 1920s and 1930s as the nations of Europe inched towards war and tells the story of Catherine Wendell, the beautiful and spirited American woman who married Lady Almina’s son, the man who would become the 6th Earl of Carnarvon. Using copious materials—including diaries and scrapbooks—from the castle’s archives, the current Countess of Carnarvon brings these stories to life in a beautiful and fabled setting.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Antiquary

The Antiquary

Downton Moot Hills , 176 . Dymock , Customs of , 247-250 . ... Celebration at Boston , 253-254 . Essex , Ashingdon Church , in , 166-167 : Archæological ...

Author: Edward Walford

Publisher:

ISBN: MINN:31951000737092G

Category: Antiquities

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Categories: Antiquities

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey

Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey

That autumn there was a family celebration. Lord Carnarvon's halfbrother Aubrey was getting married, and no one, least of all the groom, could quite believe ...

Author: Countess Of Carnarvon

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781444730869

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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'Bright, breezy and unpretentious' Guardian 'A loving and faithful portrait of Almina and her world' Countryfile magazine * * * * * * The story of the real Downton Abbey, told by Lady Fiona Carnarvon, chatelaine of Highclere Castle where the phenomentally successful TV series was filmed. Lady Fiona Carnarvon became the chatelaine of Highclere Castle - the setting of the hit series Downton Abbey - eight years ago. In that time she's become fascinated by the rich history of Highclere, and by the extraordinary people who lived there over the centuries. One person particularly captured Fiona's imagination - Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Almina was the illegitimate daughter of banking tycoon Alfred de Rothschild. She was his only daughter and he doted on her. She married the 5th Earl of Carnarvon, at 19, with an enormous dowry. At first, life at Highclere was a dizzying mix of sumptuous banquets for 500 and even the occasional royal visitor. Almina oversaw 80 members of staff - many of whom came from families who had worked at Highclere for generations. But when the First World War broke out, life at Highclere changed forever. History intervened and Almina and the staff of Highclere were thrown into one of the most turbulent times of the last century. Almina was forced to draw on her deepest reserves of courage in order to ensure her family, the staff and the castle survived. This is the remarkable story of a lost time. But Highclere remains and in this book, Fiona weaves Almina's journey and those of her family into the heritage and history of one of England's most exquisite Victorian castles.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

THE CHURCH HERALD

THE CHURCH HERALD

St. Paul , after a celebration in the Anglican Chapel . ... H. Downton , of Geneva , various places of Worship , the Nonconformist of the 6th November last ...

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ISBN: OXFORD:555080527

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... be construed as an unironic and regressive celebration of national identity? ... Class and Conservatism in Downton Abbey”, Rethinking History (2013), p.

Author: Aa.Vv.

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781326798710

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A Dictionary of Hymnology

A Dictionary of Hymnology

The Westminster Abbey Hymn Book . Edited by size , limited in design ... Celebration of the Holy Eucharist . 1884. Edited by Mrs. C. F. Hernaman .

Author: John Julian

Publisher:

ISBN: PRNC:32101080458316

Category: Hymns

Page: 1616

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Categories: Hymns

The Illustrated London News

The Illustrated London News

George F. Miles , of Ford Abbey , Esq . ; William Glynne , Sir S. Glynne , and Mr. ... The celebration ot ' this event was attended by a large conSUFFOLK .

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ISBN: PRNC:32101059281194

Category: Great Britain

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Categories: Great Britain

Chase s Calendar of Events 2017

Chase s Calendar of Events 2017

HUMMERBIRD CELEBRATION Sept 14–17. ... Jessica Brown Findlay, 28, actress (“Downton Abbey”), born Cookham, Berkshire, England, Sept 14, 1989.

Author: Editors of Chase's

Publisher: Bernan Press

ISBN: 9781598888591

Category: Reference

Page: 752

View: 380

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! The world’s datebook, Chase's is the definitive day-by-day resource of what America and the wider world are celebrating and commemorating. Founded in 1957 on a reputation for accuracy and comprehensiveness, this annual publication has become the must-have reference used by experts and professionals for more than fifty years. From celebrity birthdays to historical anniversaries, from astronomical phenomena to national awareness days, from award ceremonies and sporting events to religious festivals and carnivals, Chase's is the one-stop shop for everything that is happening now or is worth remembering from the past. The 2017 Edition of Chase's Calendar of Events brings you information about: The 500th anniversary of Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses The 150th anniversary of the Dominion of Canada The 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution The 100th anniversary of splitting the atom The 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th birth anniversary and much more!
Categories: Reference

The Antiquary

The Antiquary

Downton Moot Hills , 176 . Dymock , Customs of , 247-250 . ... Celebration at Boston , 253-254 . Essex , Ashingdon Church , in , 166-167 .

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ISBN: UCAL:$C236415

Category: Archaeology

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Categories: Archaeology

Falling For Fortune

Falling For Fortune

“I hadn't meant to horn in on your family celebration. ... of the wealthy British behaved, thanks to Gram's recent addiction to the Downton Abbey series.

Author: Judy Duarte

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9781474036610

Category: Fiction

Page: 1344

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Falling for Fortune Six wonderful romances featuring the Fortune family
Categories: Fiction

Metaphors Be With You

Metaphors Be With You

In fact, the celebration of such differences of opinion is built into the ... recent coming from a 2016 American broadcast of Downton Abbey (and no, ...

Author: Dr. Mardy Grothe

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780062445353

Category: Reference

Page: 528

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Respected quotation anthologist and author of Oxymoronica and Viva la Repartee Dr. Mardy Grothe is at his best in Metaphors Be with You, an A to Z dictionary of 2,750 of history’s greatest metaphorical quotations, meticulously curated for writers, readers, and quotation lovers everywhere. In Metaphors Be with You, Dr. Mardy Grothe has created the definitive reference on English’s finest metaphors, sourced from literature, politics, philosophy, Hollywood, religion, sports, comedy, history, religion, pop culture, and more. Arranged into two sections—"The Ten Best Things Ever Said" and "The Single Best Thing Ever Said"—Metaphors Be with You includes quotations on five hundred human interest topics and an introduction to the nature, importance, and sheer joy of metaphorical language. Essential for writers, readers, and language aficionados, this breathtaking, beautifully designed sourcebook also contains elegantly integrated digital access to Dr. Mardy’s Dictionary of Metaphorical Quotations, the world’s largest online database of quotations containing metaphors, similes, and analogies. This one-of-a-kind synergy between print and technology offers a comprehensive look at the diversity of words and phrases we use to relate to, understand, and describe our world by providing access to detailed source information, innumerable "Error Alerts," and fascinating quotation backstories that will engage readers as they delve into metaphorical language and discover their own favorites. Whether you’re crafting a speech, writing a novel, or simply searching for new ways to express yourself, this remarkable compendium is sure to inspire you with the perfect metaphor every time.
Categories: Reference