Whether you’re constantly caught sipping the spoon after stirring your tea; or simply want to settle the age-old debate of how to pronounce ‘scone’ properly, broadcaster and leading etiquette consultant, William Hanson, will be at hand in May to help you perfect your tea etiquette. Taking place in the Great John Street Hotel just in time for the summer season, William will be talking through the dos and don’ts of afternoon tea and the rich social history behind the idyllic tradition. Learn how to hold a teacup correctly, how to eat finger sandwiches a bit more elegantly and how to do ‘polite tea talk’ – all whilst enjoying a luxury Champagne afternoon tea. You’ll never be left red-faced after spilling tea everywhere again.

Sun 4 May, Great John Street Hotel, Great John Street, M3 4FD. 2pm – 5pm, £35, eclectichotels.co.uk

Sun 4 May
Hannah Phillips
Published on:
Thu 1 May 2014