National Tea Day 2018 is April 21st to 22nd April 2018
The UK’s only dedicated tea Fes-tea-val – National Tea Day has a show-stopping agenda, packed full of prac-tea- ly everything you could ever imagine that involves our nations favourite drink.
With special guests including celebrity cake maker Mitch Turner MBE and winner of the BBC’s apprentice, Alana Spencer as well as etiquette lessons from Lady Nadine, there’s plen-tea of fun to be had!
There is lots going on including:
Masterclasses and Mixology – National Tea Day isn’t just about consuming tea but also learning about it and the ways it’s consumed all over the world. This is why the organisers have put together an agenda of masterclasses for visitors to enjoy and benefit from. Whether it’s using tea as an ingredient in cocktails or blending your own tea under the guidance of a tea master everyone has something to learn. Guests are invited to explore ways in which tea is so much more than milk and 2 sugars and how it can actually be the perfect complement to any food.
Tea ‘n’ Treat Village – An entire village of treats, snacks, bakes and cakes and everything else delicious you can think of! This isn’t just a chance to delight in sweets galore though, there’s a host of celebrity masterclasses open to everyone. Mich Turner MBE will be teaching tea lovers how to bake and decorate the perfect tea accompaniment and Alana Spencer, winner of The Apprentice 2017 and Founder of Ridiculously Rich will be showing visitors how to pair cakes and bakes for the ultimate treat combination.
Tea Bazaars – This is the ultimate marketplace for lovers of great food, great drink and great homeware and the perfect place to find delicious and unusual new products. Each tent has a selection of unique sellers so whether it be artisan snacks or teas from all over the world you’re guaranteed to find something new!
Quintessential English chocolatiers Elizabeth Shaw will also be at the festival with their very own Chocola-TEA Parlour.
The Parlour will have an abundance of their new luxury biscuit range, as well as teas carefully chosen to pair with each flavour. In collaboration with Chash, The Fine Tea Company they have paired each of the four different flavours of biscuits with different teas.
The four luxuriously tempting flavours include:
Raisin & Hazelnut – Crisp biscuit and chewy caramel, topped with raisin and hazelnut, enrobed in smooth milk chocolate.
Coconut & Hazelnut – Crisp biscuits and chewy caramel, topped with coconut and hazelnut, enrobed in smooth milk chocolate
Mint & Cocoa – Crisp biscuit and chewy mint caramel, topped with cocoa nibs, enrobed in rich dark chocolate
Raisin & Cocoa – – Crisp biscuit and chewy mint caramel, topped with raisin and cocoa nibs, enrobed in a dark chocolate
National Tea Day is a movement to get more Brits to drink more and to drink better tea. It is their belief that tea more than just a leaf but a cultural phenomenon, which brings communities together and has helped shape British Culture. Fes-Tea- Val is a British lifestyle festival with tea as the hero, it isn’t just about tea though with food pairings, healthy tips and even a dedicated tea and alcohol zone. National Tea Day supports a hot of charitable causes with charities all over the U.K. aligning to the day to raise awareness and funds for their cause.
To find out more about National Tea Day and to book tickets for the Fes-Tea- Val, visit nationalteaday.co.uk, find them on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @Nationalteaday or #NationalTeaDay.