BPW Galway Prepare Upstairs and Downstairs Favourite’s!
Downton Abbey Comes to Hotel Meyrick in aid of ISPCC
Galway’s Business & Professional Women’s Club (BPW Galway is hosting a Downton Abbey themed Afternoon Tea in association with Hotel Meyrick in support of the ISPCC on Saturday 22nd June. Guests can enjoy a sophisticated and elegant afternoon in the luxurious surroundings of the 160 year old hotel’s Parlour Lounge, savour a collection of fresh pastries and variety of delicacies inspired by the Emmy Award-winning series for €35 per person.
Hotel Meyrick staff will prepare your upstairs and downstairs favourites as the Parlour Lounge is transformed into an English Manor House of true Downton Abbey renown with the finest china, table linens, silverware and antique adornments. Complete with “white glove service” Hotel Meyrick’s very own Mr. Carson will be on hand to help the ladies out!
“We are delighted to be hosting this event in association with Hotel Meyrick and the ISPCC! Originally designed in 1852 and steeped in elegance and sophistication, Hotel Meyrick is an ideal location to host this Edwardian Era Afternoon Tea.” said President, BPW Galway, Aine Feeney, “The afternoon tea concept is lovely and with delicious treats and great entertainment it’s an event for a great cause that’s not to be missed! We are really looking forward to it.”
Come dressed in your finest, favourite or vintage inspired clothing and be greeted by characters emulating the cast, in full costume! Take a seat in a vintage car at the foot of the hotel; be entertained as the hit series’ soundtrack is performed by Hotel Meyrick’s resident pianist. "Inspired by Downton Abbey" is a beautiful collection of bespoke hats designed and created by BPW member, Galway milliner Andrea Tighe of Tí Tighe Millinery that will be part of a silent auction in aid of the ISPCC at the event.
Enjoy the sophistication of the most successful British costume drama series without the drama of the sinking ships, World War or Spanish influenza at Hotel Meyrick! For further information visit www.bpwgalway.ie or for ticket details call Carmen Taheny, ISPCC/ Childline on 085 1784686
Further details on www.ispcc.ie or on the Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/126456374228632/