Talk at 7.30 pm given by Diana Mitchell at St George The Martyr, Andover Road


Highclere Castle, the Real Downton Abbey.   


Diana Mitchell has workedas a part-time guide at Highclere Castle for over 20 years; just over 10 years ago she became Head Guide, and the job has become nearly full-time, managing a team of 35 guides for the many events now held at the Castle, as well as at times of public opening.  Her talk will cover the history of the Highclere estate, and the people who have lived there over the years, and what it was like when they were filming Downton Abbey and the effect it had on the Castle.  





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