Jessica Fellowes is an author, journalist and public speaker and is best known for her work as author of the #1 best-selling The World of Downton Abbey and its follow up The Chronicles of Downton Abbey. Both hit the The Sunday Times, New York Times and The Globe & Mail (Canada) bestseller lists. She is the niece of Lord Julian Fellowes, Downton Abbey creator and scriptwriter. Fellowes will take the audience first hand through the story, history and behind the scenes drama of one of the world’s most popular and beloved shows. Jessica started as a journalist at the Mail on Sunday, going on to be the Deputy Editor of Country Life magazine, before deciding to focus on books. Jessica was brought up in London, with long summer holidays in the wilds of Kerry, Ireland. She now lives in Oxfordshire and Notting Hill, with her family.