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Tea Events - Dorset, UK

Tea Events - Dorset, UK

Events are an important part of Wan Ling Tea House. They provide a superb opportunity to meet our customers, educate people about the world of tea, enjoy the English summer and visit some beautiful locations.

Why not come and visit one of the great events or contact us about organising your own? Have two to three people interested in tea? Perfect, lets have a tea ceremony workshop.


2014

August 2014

Wan Ling Tea House @ Kingston Lacy (near Wimborne)

Wan Ling Tea House is back at the wonderful National Trust property Kingston Lacy House. Located in the Tea Garden. You will gain exclusive access to the beautifully cared for Japanese inspired gardens. The oriental garden is an ideal location for our Wan Ling Tea House Tea Garden as it captures the essence of Cha Dao; peace, tranquillity and beauty.


Wan Ling, Zi Ling and James will be creating a tea experience for you. Building on our event in 2013, this year guests will be taken on a tea journey. We will look at the different styles of tea culture and enjoy some exquisite teas that have been hand picked by Wan Ling.


Sessions will be by ticket only and run for around 40-45 minutes. Tickets will be on sale at the entrance of Kingston Lacy as well as online. You can find out more on our Facebook Events Page.


Date: August 23rd, 24th and 25th (Saturday, Sunday and Monday)

Time: 10.30am to 5.30pm

Address: Kingston Lacy, Dorset, BH21 4EA (B3082 Blandford to Wimborne road).

Cost: £10 per person (excludes entrance price to Kingston Lacy)


2013

August 2013

Wan Ling Tea House @ Kingston Lacy (near Wimborne)

Wan Ling Tea House has been invited by the National Trust team at the wonderful Kingston Lacy House to take over their Tea Garden. Actually inspired by Japanese gardens, this oriental garden is an ideal location for our Wan Ling Tea House Tea Garden.


Wan Ling and Zi Ling will be on hand to offer Chinese tea ceremony demonstrations giving guests the chance to experience this classic expression of tea art as well as trying some superb Chinese teas.


Sessions will be by ticket only and run for around 40 minutes. Tickets will be on sale at the entrance of Kingston Lacy.


Date: August (Saturday & Sunday) - Date TBC

Time: 10.30am to 5.30pm

Address: Kingston Lacy, Dorset, BH21 4EA (B3082 Blandford to Wimborne road).

Cost: £10 per person (excludes entrance price to Kingston Lacy)


July 2013

Milton Abbas Street Fayre

World famous, Milton Abbas Street Fayre. If you have never visited, this is an excellent opportunity to explore this delightful Dorset village. The high street will be closed for the day and give over to stalls and performances. What a great way to enjoy a summers day, pick up some great local produce and may be a few drinks on the way (tea of course).


Wan Ling Tea House will be located behind the church in our own secluded tea garden. Plenty of seating to relax and take the weight off your feet. We will be serving our superb loose leaf teas by the cup and pot, plus some home made cake as well as our travelling tea shop. Please stop by and say hello.


More information about the village and the fayre can be found on their website: www.miltonabbas.org.uk/


Date: Sat 27th July

Time: 11.00am to 5.00pm

Address: Milton Abbas, Dorset.

Cost: Donations for entrance are;

 

    Adults £7,
    Seniors £5,
    Children £3,
    Families £15.


Henstridge W. I.

'Tea customs and culture in China'. Wan Ling Tea House will at Henstridge Village Hall near Sherborne giving a talk to the ladies on tea and tea culture in China.

Please contact June Harman at the Women's Institute for more details.


Date: Tuesday July 16th?


2012

Due to our smallest addition to the Wan Ling Tea House team, our 2012 event calender is postponed. We look forward to being back in 2013 with lots more opportunities to experience the world of tea in some wonderful surroundings.

 


2011

September 2011

 

Milborne Port W. I.

'Tea customs and culture in China'. Wan Ling Tea House will at Milborne Port Old Village Hall, near Sherborne giving a talk to the ladies on tea in China.

Please contact Christine at the Women's Institute for more details.


August 2011

Anonymous Travelling Market - Trout and About

Looking forward to this one. Not taken Wan Ling Tea House's mobile tea shop to Stockbridge before. Come along and have a great day.


Date: Sun 7th August

Time: Times to be confirmed

Address: Stockbridge High Street, SO20 6HF

Cost: FREE - but bring lots of spending money



Anonymous Travelling Market - Shaftesbury, Dorset

On the road again. Out and about with the ladies and the merry band which are the Anonymous Travelling Market (ATM). In the Blackmore Vale town of Shaftesbury for a summer event of great local gifts, produce and merriment. Wan Ling Tea House will be onsite with our travelling tea shop. Come and visit us for some exotic Chinese and Indian speciality teas. Have a question about loose leaf tea? Come along and ask it. We will be on hand to answer questions and help with picking a tea for you or to make a great gift.


Date: Sat 6th August

Time: 10am-3pm (outside)

Address: Shaftesbury High Street, Dorset.

Cost: FREE - but bring lots of spending money


 

Milton Abbas Street Fayre

World famous, Milton Abbas Street Fayre. If you have never visited, this is an excellent opportunity to explore this delightful Dorset village. The high street will be closed for the day and give over to stalls and performances. What a great way to enjoy a summers day, pick up some great local produce and may be a few drinks on the way (tea of course).

More information about the village and the fayre can be found on their website: www.miltonabbas.org.uk/


Date:Sat 30th July

Time:10.00am to 6.00pm

Address: Milton Abbas, Dorset.

Cost: Donations for entrance are;

    Adults £6,
    Seniors £4,
    Children £3,
    Families £13.

 

Visit our Facebook gallery for pictures from the Milton Abbas Street Fayre 2011. Thanks to everyone that visited. We hope you had a lovely day.

 


 

Anonymous Travelling Market @ Deans Court

Back at Dean's Court with the ATM. Sure to be a super day. Wan Ling Tea House will be on site with Chinese tea ceremony demonstrations and our roving out door tea shop. We hope to have Tzu Ling and Wan Ling offering classes. What a great opportunity to learn and discover more about Chinese tea.


Date: Sun 24th July

Time: 11-4pm (outside)

Address: Deans Court, Wimborne BH21 1EE

Cost: FREE - but bring lots of spending money



Dawn to Dusk helicopter challenge

The Challenge

 

Take one helicopter and two pilots, add 25 or so 3-star gold winners from the 2011 Great Taste Awards, whisk in the fact that these foods need to be collected from across the UK in one day from dawn to dusk and you have the recipe for an incredible feat of aeronautical dexterity, concentration and commitment.

The Great Taste Awards has teamed up with pilots Tim Virdee and Peter Waldron to crack the Dawn to Dusk Challenge. (please seewww.automatic-button.com/d2d/) In one day they will collect the ingredients to put together an award-winning menu for 30 lucky diners, in a dinner assembled after the challenge celebrating all these products.

 


Date: Friday 1st July

Time: 4-5pm (approximately)

Address: Wan Ling Tea House, Chebbard Farm, Cheselborne, Dorchester, Dorset.

Cost: FREE - but bring donations for Action Against Hunger Charity "Love Food Give Food".



2010

September 2010


Feast of Dorset - Deans Court, Wimborne, Dorset.

After an award winning 2009, the team behind Feast of Dorset are back. Feast of Dorset is celebration of seasonal West Country food and drink in an enchanted secret garden. Chefs, producers and entertainers blend their skills to benefit the environment and rural life.


Wan Ling Tea House has been fortunate enough to be invited back to the beautiful hidden rose garden. We will be offering a place to relax, surrounded by beautiful pieces of art, cups of fine tea, an opportunity to take part in a tea ceremony workshop and the chance to buy from our range of speciality teas and tea wares. Come and enjoy with friends and loved ones.

More...

Wan Ling Tea Garden will host works of art from Ian Gregory, Mark 'Freester' Freeman and Jamie Hart.



For more details of what's on please visit: www.feastofdorset.co.uk


Date: 18th and 19th September

Time: 10:00am - 5:00pm

Type: Public event - ticket needed Please visit the Feast of Dorset website for ticket information.





Cameo Club

Wan Ling Tea House will be at Henstridge village hall on Wednesday evening for a tea talk and tea tasting with the Cameo group.


Date: 1st September 2010

Time & Cost : Please contact us or Cameo directly.

Type: Public event




August 2010


Wan Ling Tea House @ Larmer Tree Gardens

August sees Wan Ling Tea House heading to the delightful gardens to offer a traditional Chinese tea ceremony demonstration and a chance to sample speciality Chinese tea.


The stunning and unforgettable Larmer Tree Gardens at the heart of the Cranborne Chase, an ancient royal hunting ground on the border between Dorset and Wiltshire. The 11 acre gardens have a fascinating history and were originally designed as a Victorian Pleasure Garden by General Augustus Pitt Rivers in around 1880.

This event is open to the general public though an entrance fee is payable. For more information on the Larmer Tree Gardens please visit www.larmertree.co.uk

Date: Monday 31st August

Time: 11:00am onward

Type: Public event - entrance fee to be paid. £3 concessions / £3.75




Anonymous Travelling Market (ATM) - Serenata Classical Music Festival

World Class artists and musicians perform live in the beautiful setting of the Jurassic coast.

Confirmed artists include: Katherine Jenkins, Russell Watson, Blake, Faryl Smith, Geoff Sewell, Benjamin Grosvenor, Ruth Palmer and Emma Johnson; Timothy Redmond conducts a 48 piece orchestra including some of the world's greatest musicians.

Britain's first classical music festival features boutique camping, stunning scenery, gourmet food , full children's programme, up and coming classical talent competition and much more over 3 days of life aspiring and accessible classical music.


The ATM including Wan Ling Tea House have their own market place, under cover. Bringing together a collection of Dorset's most passionate stall-holders and an eclectic arts, crafts and local produce. Come and join us for fun and games under canvas.


Date: Thursday 26th - Saturday 28th August

Time: 11:00am onward

Type: Public event - Tickets available from www.serenatafestival.com


Note: For reviews about this first Classic music festival check out;

Bournemouth Evening Echo (Dorset)

Guardian newspaper (UK)



July 2010

Travelling Market - Deans Court, Wimborne, Dorset.


The Anonymous Travelling Market travel to Wimborne Minster and the wonderful grounds of Dean Court. Delightful old building looks over the carefully maintained grounds and boating lake. Deans Court houses a great little tea room where you buy light lunches and enjoy locally made cakes. Wan Ling Tea House is on hand with our stall of great teas and tea wares. Zi Ling will join us to offer Chinese tea tastings and Cha Yi demonstrations.

Date: 25th July

Time: 11pm to 4pm

Type: Public event - ticket needed. Contact us for more information or visit the website.

Web: www.deanscourt.org / www.theanonymoustravellingmarket.co.uk


 

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