Samples of Downton Abbey Tea and the Downton Abbey food assortment and costumed characters will entertain guests at this special event. Enter the raffle for a chance to win Downton Abbey product or a $25 World Market gift card. Free, 1-4 p.m., Sept. 14, Cost Plus World Market, 3495 Buckhead Loop NE, Atlanta. 470-447-5788. stores.worldmarket.com
Join this eclectic celebration featuring tea events, a best-dressed contest, best British accent contest, Downton trivia and more. Guests have the chance to win passes to the Sept. 18 screening, high tea for two, Downtown Abbey Signature Limited Release Tea Tins, Mrs. Patmore tea for two and a fall/winter tea sampler pack. The menu includes amuse-bouche, salad (evening times only), soup, savories, scones, sweets and digestiv. The fee includes a pre or post champagne toast at Atkins Park nextdoor. $50 (afternoon), $65 (evening). 11 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 7;30 p.m. on Sept. 14 and 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. on Sept. 15. 806 N. Highland Ave. NE, Atlanta. 678-705-7995. Visit tippleandrose.com to fill out the reservation request form.
The Virginia Highland tea parlor hosts a special event heralding the return of Downton Abbey. (Photo Chris Hunt/Special)
NBC takes viewers on a visit to Highclere Castle, the English manor that doubles as Downton Abbey, with Derek Hough of “Dancing with the Stars” serving as host of the one hour special at 8 p.m. on Sept. 19.
Catch this exhibit when it comes to the Biltmore Guests will get a look at the world of the Crawleys and their servants through set recreations, costumes and exclusive multimedia elements from Downton Abbey. Nov. 8-April 7. For information, visit biltmore.com.
In November, a Downton Abbey exhibition opens at the Biltmore. Guests will get a look at the world of the Crawleys and their servants through set recreations, costumes and exclusive multimedia elements from Downton Abbey. IMAGE CREDIT: The Biltmore
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Guys can get in on the fun with a shave fit for a gentleman. The Downton Abbey Collection includes pre-shave oil, shaving cream, after-shave balm, a shaving brush and a safety razor priced from $30-$160. theartofshaving.com.
With the Crawleys and company back at Downton, The Republic of Tea has released three special edition teas to commemorate the event. A collector's set features Lord & Lady Grantham's Tea, a traditional black tea with rich spices and The Bates' Tea with traditional flavors of plum pudding and vanilla in a black tea base. The set costs $27.50 for the two tins with 36 tea bags each.
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This seven-year-old store has a range of British goods including Downton Abbey teas and merchandise selected by owner Samantha Garmon who wanted to share with locals all of her favorite products from home. The Queens Pantry, 4235 Merchants Walk Drive, Marietta. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon-Sat. 678-483-0900. stores.thequeenspantry.com.
For 30 years, Taste of Britain has served up British goods in Historic Norcross. The shop's British owner travels to the UK to source items ranging from teas, gift wear, Steak and Kidney pies, English style bangers and more. Taste of Britain, 73 South Peachtree St., Norcross. 10 a.m.-6 p.m, Mon.-Sat. 770-242-8585. tasteofbritain.com.
Sophie McShera stars as Daisy and Lesley Nicol as Mrs. Patmore in DOWNTON ABBEY, a Focus Features release. Credit: Jaap Buitendijk/© 2019 Focus Features, LLC
Dine like the Crawleys with this historically accurate cookbook featuring more than 100 recipes that represent the era in British dining. Available for $35 at shop.pbs.org.
A curated collection of 70 cocktail recipes ranging from classic (Mint Julep) to character inspired (Turkish Attache) are accompanied by photographs from the series in this new book available for $16 on amazon.com.