Stars of Downton Abbey headed out on the town to celebrate their work on the period drama after it was recently revealed the sixth series will be the last for the ITV show.

They reunited at The Ivy in central London for the Downton wrap party. The cast and crew have already finished filming the final scenes of season six hence a party to celebrate the award-winning show.

Downton writer Julian Fellowes and his wife Emma Joy Kitchener were some of the first to arrive at the event.

Downton Abbey writer Julian Fellowes and his wife Emma Joy Kitchener



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Elizabeth McGovern, Downton’s Cora Crawley – the Countess of Grantham, rocked up in style.

Elizabeth McGovern at the wrap party for ITV's Downton Abbey



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The Earl of Grantham AKA Hugh Bonneville didn’t miss a trick.

Hugh Bonneville at the wrap party for ITV's Downton Abbey



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Dame Maggie Smith was resplendent in velvet

Dame Maggie Smith at the wrap party for ITV's Downton Abbey at The Ivy



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Phyllis Logan arrived in a beautiful purple, floor-length dress. Nothing ‘Mrs Hughes’ about this outfit.

Phyllis Logan at the wrap party for ITV's Downton Abbey



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Jim Carter ditched Carson’s butler uniform for a rather suave look.

Jim Carter at the wrap party for ITV's Downton Abbey



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Why hello, Allen Leech!

Allen Leech at the wrap party for ITV's Downton Abbey



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And let’s not forget to mention Lesley Nicol. Was the food at The Ivy up to that of Mrs Patmore’s?

Lesley Nicol at the wrap party for ITV's Downton Abbey



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Downton Abbey series six premieres on ITV in late September.


See photos of the core cast in Downton Abbey series six here.