Tea in China and Japan is enjoyed in many forms from a simple bowl of tea to the beautiful and intricate tea ceremony. Learn about everyday tea drinking, the Chinese tea ceremony – gong fu cha, and the Japanese tea ceremony – cha-no-yu. There will be a tea-making demonstration, and a selection of Asian tea implements will be on display.
The Expressive Apron Workshops Each person will receive a plain, white half apron in which to “express’ themselves. The apron can be your journal or canvas. You can write on the apron, paint, hand-sew or glue on decorations, silk flowers and attach photos etc.
The Victorians loved to entertain, and the best way to entertain was to play games. In the 19th century, before electronics changed our habits, people gathered in homes for entertainment and played parlor or board games for recreation. The host or hostess might plan seven or eight games to be played throughout the evening with perhaps a light refreshment between games. Learn some old-fashioned games such as, Lookabout, Change Seats! and Pass the Slipper. Be prepared to play and have fun!