Chronicle of Afternoon Tea at the Sandstone Ridge Festival
PUBLISHED: 00:00 09 July 2018
Guests enjoyed tea, cakes and sandwiches
Chronicle of Afternoon Tea
Guests at the afternoon tea listening to etiquette expert, Diana Mather
Tea being poured
Diana Mather speaking to the guests
Slices of Lemon and Blueberry Cake being offered
Jeannie France Hayhurst offering cake to guests
Jeannie France Hayhurst with the last piece of cake
Diana Mather showing how to properly hold a cup and saucer
The afternoon tea guests at Mayfield House
As part of the Sandstone Ridge Festival, guests enjoyed an event at Mayfield House, Bunbury, learning about the history of a very popular British custom.
The ‘Chronicle of Afternoon Tea – its Extraordinary History’ occasion meant that, of course, guests enjoyed tea, cakes and sandwiches while etiquette expert, Diana Mather, talked about its fascinating social impact.
The Sandstone Ridge Festival is an annual event taking place every May around the villages of Bickley, Cholmondeley, Bickerton, Bunbury, Malpas and Tattenhall, featuring authors, musicians, artists and many local residents. It aims to highlight the area’s history, heritage and current talent.