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6 Special Afternoon Teas for Kids

© Copyright 2019 Betty Blythe 6 Special Afternoon Teas for Kids One might assume that fancy brews, delicate cakes and finger sandwiches would not be every kid’s cup of tea but think again! Bite-sized delicacies, crust-less sarnies and sweet treats on a child-friendly timetable all help make afternoon tea one of the most suitable activities for children of all ages. So this...Read More

Five Fun Finds For Father’s Day

Five Fun Finds for Fathers’ Day Father's Day is held on the third Sunday of June in the United Kingdom. It is a day designed to honour both fathers and father figures, such as grandpas and in-laws. Many people make a special effort to send a card or gifts but we feel that your presence should be present enough! So plan ahead and treat your favourite father figure to one of these fabulous...Read More

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7 Special Easter Afternoon Teas From North to South Lent is the period of forty days which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar. It is traditionally a time of fasting and reflection upon the life and death of Jesus. For some, Lent is a 40 day period of giving up chocolate, caffeine, sugar or something else after Pancake Day. However, whether you managed to make it through Lent...Read More

Afternoon Tea in London, Cumbria or Harrogate!

Afternoon Tea in London, Cumbria, Harrogate! Marvellous Menus for a Memorable Mother’s Day This Sunday marks the 31st of March marks Mothering Sunday in the UK. Mothering Sunday is a celebration held to honour mums and maternal figures. Yet traditionally, the original event had nothing to do with mothers at all and it was a day for Christians to visit their ‘mother’ church. In the...Read More

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7 Ways to do Valentines Day in 7 Different Cities

7 Ways To Do Valentine’s Day In 7 Different Cities According to statistics, Brits spend about £1.5bn on Valentine’s Day each year. Yet 46.8%* of people who receive a Valentine’s gift don’t like them. So why not ditch the gift and create a memorable experience instead? Frankly, there’s no better way to do that than treating your loved ones to afternoon tea. So this...Read More

The Twelve Days of Tea

The Twelve Days of Tea In honour of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” we have decided to explore The Twelve Most Expensive Types of Tea in the world, just in case you needed any tea-related inspiration for your letters to Santa Clause this year. On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me twelve Gyokuros steeping… 11 Poo’s infusing 10 Imperials from Darjeeling 9...Read More

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Teatime, High Tea, Low Tea and Afternoon Tea – Know the Difference

Picture Credit Wikmedia Commons: China World Hotel Beijing Although the discovery of tea is attributed to China, Britain has achieved worldwide fame for its tea traditions and the different types can be somewhat confusing. If you don’t know your high from your low or your pies from your petit fours, there is no need to fret. Read on and we will reveal the highs and lows of taking tea in...Read More

Billy’s Coffee Co

Billys Coffee Co is a local supplier based in the Midlands. We supply an extensive range of coffee equipment, gourmet coffees and consumables. Due to the high demand for quality coffee throughout the UK we supply into many different sectors such as leisure, catering, business and industry. Our approach to coffee is simple, we wish to supply our partners with the latest technology and quality...Read More

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The History and Etiquette of Afternoon Tea

“Whatever is worth doing at all is worth doing well”. Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield Afternoon tea, that rather quintessential English tradition, is actually surprisingly new. Whilst the custom of drinking tea dates back to the third millennium BC in China and was popularised in England during the 1660s, it was not until the mid-19th century that the concept of ‘afternoon...Read More

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