Oh so vintage! Pop-up afternoon tea room set to tour Norfolk

The Norfolk Tea Stop debuted on Sunday at Brancaster Staithe Village Hall. Picture: The Norfolk Tea

The Norfolk Tea Stop debuted on Sunday at Brancaster Staithe Village Hall. Picture: The Norfolk Tea Stop - Credit: Archant

Customers will be 'transported to a bygone era' in a new touring tea room complete with traditional homemade cakes, vintage props and music, and Norfolk tea.


Norfolk Tea Stop will tour the county this summer, infusing the flavour of the 50s with modern tea blends.

The new business brings together Antony Lamb, who owns wedding and party hire company Vintage Partyware, and Mark Richmond, who owns Nelson and Norfolk Tea.

Mr Richmond, 48, of North Walsham, has 25 years experience in the tea industry and has spent time training at Harrods' and Fortnum and Mason's tea departments.

Mr Lamb, 52, from North Wootton, said: 'The Norfolk Tea Stop will serve traditional afternoon teas, cream teas, homemade cakes, coffee, and a selection of Mark's Nelson and Norfolk Tea served on my vintage china.

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'There will also be milkshakes and iced teas for younger customers.

'We will be travelling across the country, making stops at village halls and high streets.'

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The touring tea room made its first stop at Brancaster Staithe Village Hall last month and will attend the CPRE (Campaign to Protect Rural England) Summer Fair at Wolterton Hall on August 20.

The Norfolk Tea Stop will work with local bakers and cake makers, and customers can expect traditional table service and vintage music.

You can find out where the pop-up tea room is heading to next on Twitter.

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