We had so much fun taking afternoon tea like a Londoner here in Des Moines on Sunday, September 17 from 2 – 4 pm!
-Loose-leaf British teas provided by Gong Fu Tea
-Finger sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and jam, and petite desserts by Trellis Catering
-Presentation on traditional British tea culture
-Contest for the best hat or fascinator (decorative headpiece commonly worn by Brits)
Des Moines European Heritage Association connects Iowans with European traditions, language, education and cultural experiences; and it provides resources and tools to other cultural heritage organizations.