- History of Tea in London
- Tea Tasting
- Pairing it with snacks and cakes
This tour will be mainly about the tea history and sites related to it, to the North of the River Thames.
On this walk you will discover:
>when and how tea smuggling flourished in the UK
> what did the English Tea Ceremony look like in the 18th century, and also when and how it was created
> how Monument and Charles II (who you can see on the Monument itself) are related to tea
>which famous person was called a "hardened and shameless tea drinker" in the 18th century
>where the house of the first governor of the East India Company stood
>where tea auctions took place for almost 319 years
>where and why the East India Company was storing its tea
>in which church most of the people from the tea world are buried, as well as mother goose, and another woman, who is thought to have brought the Great Plague into London
….. and much much more!
- Transport to and from the tour
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.