WEATHER »
<b>THE GRAND MANSION:</b> Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England, is used for the exterior and interior shots of Downton Abbey.

Courtesy Photo

THE GRAND MANSION: Highclere Castle in Hampshire, England, is used for the exterior and interior shots of Downton Abbey.


Event: Downton Abbey Screening

A Talk, Some Tea, and the Final Episode of Season Four


If you haven’t heard of the British import Downton Abbey, it’s a good bet you’ve been living under a rock. Since the “costume” drama first aired in the U.K. in 2010, it has become a television sensation, with folks from around the world tuning in each week to find out what happens to the Crawley family. Season four is nearly over, much to the distress of fans. To ease the loss, the S.B. Public Library is hosting a lecture, tea, and final episode screening at its downtown location. The event begins with a talk by Westmont College history professor Alister Chapman titled “The Decline of the English Aristocracy.” Afterward, is a screening of the final episode of the season, during which tea will be available to calm the nerves. Sunday, February 23, 2 p.m., at the Central Library (40 E. Anapamu St., Faulkner Gallery). No reservations required. For more information, call (805) 962-7953 or (805) 564-5641 or see sbplibrary.org.

To submit a comment on this article, email letters@independent.com or visit our Facebook page. To submit information to a reporter, email tips@independent.com.



Be succinct, constructive, and relevant to the story. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Discussion Guidelines. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus
event calendar sponsored by:

Thousands of Plaintiffs Added to Refugio Oil Spill Case

Litigation follows footsteps of 1969 Union Oil spill attorneys.

Push Comes to Shove Between Law Enforcement and Mental Health

County supervisors confront too many needs with not enough money.

Helicopter Hits Electrical Wires, Starts Small Fire

A crop duster hit power lines in Ellwood Canyon.

County Accountant Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $2 Million

Forensic audit discovers almost 300 false invoices filed over nine years.

Los Padres ForestWatch Opposes Logging in Condor Country

Timber companies target 2,800 acres of trees near Mt. Pinos along the Tecuya Ridge.