The Story of Afternoon Tea
Outline of presentation:
Social history of how ‘afternoon tea’ began and how it evolved from the Victorian era.
Afternoon tea rituals.
The rules of proper tea time etiquette including a live demonstration.
Audience question and answer as time permits. A draw for two free tickets to the Rockcliffe for an ultimate afternoon tea experience.
Speaker: Gayle Johnston
Owner of Lady Abigayle’s Signature Events, offering presentations on the history of tea, tea-time etiquette, Victorian era topics such as lace-making, clothing, history and language of the Victorian fan and Vintage hat.
About the Tea and Chocolate Festival
The Festival brings together tea and chocolate lovers and food enthusiasts for two full days of meeting, tasting and learning. It is a unique opportunity to sip and savour while getting to know the makers and curators behind the many delicious tea, chocolate and artisan food creations.