Course Description

Entertaining Royalty at Highclere Castle

Calling all Downton Abbey fans! In anticipation of the new Downton Abbey 2 film, to be released in March 2022, come learn about royalty, aristocrats, and other celebrities who over the years have visited Highclere Castle, the "real" Downton Abbey. Explore the customs, menus, protocols, and fascinating stories that accompany the history of the Carnarvon family and their legacy of lavishly entertaining the luminaries of the age at their magnificent home, beloved by Downton Abbey fans around the world.


  • Online registration closes at 6 p.m. one day before the start of the class, unless noted on individual sections.
  • Late registration is welcome! Please contact SMU CAPE at 214-768-2273 for assistance.
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