Afternoon Tea Party Planning & Etiquette


Afternoon Tea Party Planning & Etiquette

Thinking of hosting a Tea Party or having your next business meeting over tea at a grand tea parlour? Do you have what it takes to organise and host a cosy Tea Party or simply to have tea with your colleagues or clients? Let this workshop be your guide.

Objectives & Methodology

This interactive 3-hour workshop teaches you the ropes to plan a successful tea party. The hands-on component not only shares a list of sumptuous recipes for tea and refreshments but further allows you to prepare simple tea sandwiches during the workshop.

Course Outline

  • History of Afternoon Tea
  • Afternoon Tea (Low Tea) vs High Tea
  • Planning an Afternoon English Tea Party
  • Planning a Tea Menu
  • Preparing Simple Tea Sandwiches
  • Preparing the Guest List
  • Selecting the Location of a Tea Party
  • Table Settings and Tableware
  • Planning & Preparing Tea Time Treats
  • Food Placement for a Three-tier Curate Stand
  • Activities for an Afternoon English Tea Party
  • Afternoon English Tea Party Etiquette
  • Holding the Teacup
  • Stirring Tea & Spoon Placement
  • Scone Eating Etiquette
  • Glove & Napkin Etiquette
  • Brewing the Perfect Tea
  • The FIVE Senses of a Successful Afternoon Tea Party


  • 3 hours

Date of Workshop

  • To be confirmed

Time of Workshop

  • To be confirmed


  • $295 nett per participant


  • Available upon request


  • To be confirmed

Dress Code

  • Smart Casual Wear

Who Should Attend

  • Anyone interested in honing their tea party planning and etiquette skills
  • Mothers and daughters

Other Details

  • Investment includes tea and refreshments
  • A minimum of 16 participants is required before a class may commence
  • Bulk discounts available for organizations or groups so please inquire within

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