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"Always Winter, But Never Christmas" - C.S. Lewis. Tea with Tumnus - A Cozy Baking Blog for a Winter's Day.

“Always Winter, but never Christmas” – these immortal lines spoken by Mr Tumnus in C.S. Lewis’s classic The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe ring true around this time of the year. …But before we know it, the daffs will start poking their little green tips up above the frosty ground, we’ll be stockpiling Easter treats and the nights will seem a little lighter - Christmas and New Year will feel like a distant memories. However, how can we make the most of the middle bit?!

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It's Afternoon Tea Week 2021! Let's Celebrate Our Fave Themed Afternoon Teas!

It's that time again! Afternoon Tea Week 2021 is upon us! What's more, with the launch of our own loose leaf tea range last month, we thought it was the perfect time to show you guys some of our most memorable get-togethers! Large or small, afternoon tea was always the focus and proved the perfect accompaniment to weddings, baby showers, open evenings, corporate events and pop-up tearooms. Everybody loves a bit of tea and cake! What's more our love of a theme has allowed us to really incorporate our humble beginnings of prop-creating and supplying!

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POP SHOP! is here! Shop our teas!

POP SHOP! is live! Shop our teas! It's been a long time coming! When we started this transition from "Travelling Afternoon Tea with a Twist" to our own store, our main priorities were going to be our teas and confectionery - after all, it's what we're about - consumable gifts for loved ones and pretty and practical opportunities to treat yourself. 

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Shakespaw Cat Cafe!

We did it again! This time we stumbled into this gem in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon & thought what kind of Afternoon Tea company & cat loving folk would we be if we passed up the chance to kill two birds (not literally!) & tell you about this cute & quirky Cafe?? Shakespaw Cat Cafe was puurrrfect for us - quirky theme? Cats in ruffs? Amazing. Let’s go inside! We stumbled across this place by chance, as one of our group saw the kitty A-board down a side street in the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon & I’m so glad she did! We decided to book online & luckily they had room for our group of six (which is the maximum for...

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