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History & High Tea: From Concept to Screen

  • Dates: December 4, 2021
  • Venue: Virtual Event
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Times: 3pm
  • Admission: Free; registration required


This is an online program. Please enter your email correctly when registering. An email containing the Zoom link will be sent to all registrants an hour and a half before the program begins.

Join Susannah Buxton, Emmy Award–winning costume designer for Downton Abbey™, Seasons 1 and 2, and the Downton Abbey Christmas Special, as she discusses her creative process, particularly when designing period costumes. Buxton will explore the inspiration behind her award-winning creations, several of which are on display in the exhibition Dressing the Abbey. She will also share stories and designs from her illustrious career, including her work on the PBS series Poldark.