The Great British Tea Festival 2018 Roundup

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Yesterday, the very first Great British Tea Festival was held in Derby (UK). It was a super event in its infancy and here’s hoping it grows even further. Unlike any tea event I’ve attended it was placed to attract a whole spectrum of tea drinkers. From those seeking something cultural to do on a Sunday afternoon to those like myself who eagerly awaited renowned speakers in the world of tea such as Jane Pettigrew.

The location was spectacular. In a Grade II listed old railway building. There was a string quartet playing in the centre, surrounded by clothed tables served by Elements Tea and Coffee House Derby.

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I was particularly fond of the vegan white chocolate and matcha blondie made by elements.

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Surrounding in the outer and inner circles were exhibitors selling an array of fine teas and teaware with copious brews to try. I was particularly impressed with…

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