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An evening of ‘Downton Abbey’ coming to The Byrd

POSTER  FOR THE BYRD EVENT

POSTER  FOR THE BYRD EVENT

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Season three of “Downton Abbey” premieres Sunday, Jan. 6 on PBS. 

But Richmonders will get an opportunity to see the first hour of the highly-anticipated show for FREE on the big screen on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Community Idea Stations will host a special screening of the first episode at the Byrd Theatre with entertainment and a chance to win a “Downton Abbey” gift basket.

Fans are encouraged to wear hats, gloves and other period dress. The doors will open at 6:30 with the one hour presentation starting at 7:15 p.m.  

“Downton Abbey” is a British-American period drama and a part of PBS’s Masterpiece Classic Series. Get more details www.ideastations.org/downton