The Brennan House Presents: An Evening with Downton Abbey


The Brennan House Presents: An Evening with Downton Abbey

Dearest admirers of the British accent, post-Edwardian English history, and dramatic English Aristocrats

The Brennan House Historic Home Proudly Presents:
An Evening with Downton Abbey
January 6, 2013

You are cordially invited to dress in your period finery and join us, at The Brennan House Historic Home, on January 6th at 8pm to watch your favorite British television show in a true period setting! The Brennan House historic home, built in 1868, is the perfect setting to enjoy the new season; a local landmark to parallel the elegance and style of Downton Abbey itself.

The Italianate style mansion and its 16ft ceilings embody Old World, European charm. Once inside, marvel at the hand carved marble mantels, crystal chandeliers, and the library lined with richly bound volumes. Imagine the butler, Carson opening the door, inviting you inside the Brennan House to enjoy an evening of tea, cakes, sandwiches, and red wine.
Schedule of Events

8:00 p.m. : Tour the House followed by Tea, Wine &
Downton Abbey inspired hors d’oeuvres

9:00 p.m. : Enjoy the premiere episode
Downton Abbey Season 3

10:00 p.m. : Costume contest & Raffle prize

Preservation Louisville Members $5 or $10 for Non-Members

You will start your evening by touring the Brennan House and coming to know the remarkable history of the Brennan Family and their one of a kind, unique family collection including over 7,000 original period artifacts, such as an original Tiffany lamp. Come to know the Brennan family as you have the Crawley’s of Downton Abbey. After the tour, and once you have been properly transported to the turn of the century, we will continue on to a tea service set up in the dining room with cakes and sandwiches for you to enjoy at your leisure. Dress in your very best Victorian garb, perhaps mimicking the style of the elegant Countess Cora, or the dashingly handsome Cousin Matthew, for our costume contest. Be ready to vote, as we will have a prize for the best Downton Abbey costume after the show! Also, stick around and see if you will be the winner of our historically inspired raffle prize!
For more information, contact The Brennan House at or call (502) 540-5145. Find us online at or Like us on Facebook!

The Brennan House (1868) is a Victorian mansion in downtown Louisville that is filled with an entirely original family collection. It is listed on the National Register and is a local landmark. The building is the headquarters of Preservation Louisville, Inc. a 501 (C)(3) charitable non-profit organization.


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