May 22 2013 Latest news:
Sunday, May 20, 2012
A traditional but stylish afternoon tea dance took over the Norfolk and Norwich Festival’s Spiegeltent this afternoon (Sunday).
Vintage sounds from the roaring 20s, 30s and 40s accompanied couples as they got the chance to show off their skills or learn from the hosts - the Ragroof Players.
To complete the feeling of being transported back to a different era, dancers were also treated to tea and cakes.
As the gates to the Royal Hospital Gardens at Chelsea opened to the world’s media yesterday, with a frenzy of activity as photographers and camera crews vied for the best vantage points, there was also a very palpable sense of relief among the hundreds of nurserymen and women who have come to exhibit their prize horticultural specimens that their stands were complete and looking their very best.