Charles Dickens Evening 2022

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18/12/2022 16:30 - 19/12/2022 20:30
Highclere
Phone: 01635 253210
Highclere Castle
Phone:Please contact the venue or organiser for bookings, cancellations or further information on 01635 253210
Address: Highclere Castle Highclere Park NEWBURY RG20 9RN

Charles Dickens Evening  2022

The Earl and Countess of Carnarvon are delighted to welcome you to their home, the Real Downton Abbey, for a festive evening to celebrate a Victorian Christmas.

 

As you are welcomed into the Castle, you will step into the opulent Library to enjoy a delicious glass of Champagne before you enter the Saloon to enjoy the performance ‘A Christmas Carol’ performed by the great, great Grandson of Charles Dickens.   During the interval, there will be an opportunity to explore the Music Room, the Drawing Room, the Dining Room and the Smoking Room.

 

Highclere guides will be on hand to answer any questions regarding the history of the building, artwork and furniture, as well as behind the scenes of Downton Abbey. You are welcome to arrive from 3pm to visit the Gardens and Gift Shop before entering the Castle. Visitors will be welcomed at the front door of the Castle at 4:30pm.

 


Charles Dickens Evening 2022 | Tickets are £185 to include:

  • A glass of Champagne on arrival
  • A Christmas Carol performed by Gerald Dickens
  • Opportunity to tour the Castle State Rooms
  • Egyptian Exhibition
  • Light Supper served in our Christmas Marquee
  • A signed copy of ‘Christmas at Highclere’, one of Lady Carnarvon’s books (to be collected from the gift shop on the day)
  • An opportunity to explore the gardens and visit the gift shop before entering the Castle at 4:30pm (welcome onsite from 3pm)

 

Following the performance, please follow them down through the Egyptian Exhibition to the Christmas marquee for some delicious food.

Please select either the Standard Menu or Vegetarian Menu from the options  on their website. Visit their website for  Christmas supper menus.

Dress code: Smart (Suits and Cocktail Dresses)

Please pre-book tickets for this event using the date selector  on their website.

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