What is tea party attire?

What is tea party attire?

Tea Attire The customary attire for men and women attending a tea is semi-formal. Often ladies sport hats, gloves and brightly colored suits and dresses. Black is never appropriate for a tea party. It is OK for a lady to wear her hat at the table; however gloves should be removed before the tea service begins.

What cookies go best with tea?

The best tea and biscuit pairings

  • 3) Darjeeling black tea and Milk Chocolate Hobnob. ...
  • 4) Oolong Tea and Custard Creams. ...
  • 5) Chai and Lotus biscuit. ...
  • 6) Rose Tea and Vanilla Viennese. ...
  • 7) Green Tea and Milk Chocolate Digestive. ...
  • 8) Earl Grey and Lemon Shortbread. ...
  • 9) Lemon Tea and Gingerbread. ...
  • 10) Ginger Tea and Chocolate Teacakes.

What games do you play at a tea party?

Tea Party Games for Children

  • I'm a Little Teapot Freeze Dance. This game is played almost the same as the traditional party game of Freeze Dance, but with a little twist. ...
  • Pass the Sweet Pot. To play this game, fill a teapot with sweets. ...
  • Musical Tea Cups. ...
  • Tea Bag Scavenger Hunt. ...
  • Blind Tea Test. ...
  • Tea Party Relay. ...
  • Tea Bag Toss.

What time should you have a tea party?

Traditionally, a tea party is held anytime in the afternoon. It is typically held around noon (11:30 AM to 12:30 PM), or afternoon (3:00 PM to 4:00 PM). Really, anytime is good for a tea party. A tea party is even okay late at night after dinner.

How do you do a fancy tea party?

Planning Tips

  1. Select a date and send out your invitations. ...
  2. Purchase your tea and related accessories You'll want to have several teapots to brew a variety of teas for your guests.
  3. Review recipes for tea time sandwiches and treats. ...
  4. Plan your menu. ...
  5. Brew and serve a proper pot of tea.

What do you eat at high tea?

What Is High Tea?

  • Meat dishes such as steak and kidney pie.
  • Fish dishes such as pickled salmon.
  • Baked goods such as crumpets or, in Ireland, barmbrack.
  • Vegetables such as potatoes or onion cakes.
  • Other heavy foods such as baked beans and cheesy casseroles.