Take a sip back in time and enjoy a varieties of teas from England while dinning in Victorian style when the Swinney Homestead, built in 1844, hosts “Tea in Victorian Style” April 27th and 28th at 2 p.m.
The beautiful Victorian Italianate home will take you to a time when bell-shaped skirts with lots of lace and fascinator hats were popular. The tea will be served by lovely hostesses dressed in such clothing along with traditional tea party finger food on Victorian style dishes.
A history lesson on fascinator hats will be part of the 19th century tea party and you should feel free to wear such hats to the event. You will also have a chance to tour the Swinney Homestead while enjoying Earl Gray, English herbal or green tea.
Tickets are $20 per person.
“Every where you may be, always have a pot of tea”
- Joe Ellis, Chair of the NAKMAS National Governing Body