High Tea @ MOV mixes tea tasting with fund raising for a special Mother’s Day event

MEDIA RELEASE
April 16, 2012

High Tea @ MOV mixes tea tasting with fund raising for a special Mother’s Day event

(VANCOUVER, BC) – This upcoming Mother’s Day weekend, the Museum of Vancouver mixes learning, fashion, and tea for “High Tea @ MOV”, a special fundraiser for the museum. Whether guests come as friends or as a mother/child pair, they are sure to enjoy this delightful afternoon celebrating their bond during this special sit-down tea service.

Special guest speaker Brendan Waye, an accredited tea specialist known as “The Tea Guy” and tea sommelier program instructor from Vancouver Community College, will provide insight on the traditions and rituals of high tea culture over time.

Guests will enjoy a variety of teas and a delicious assortment of petite sandwiches and cakes. A guided tour of the Art Deco Chic exhibition will provide a base for conversations, and tea demonstrations will provide guests an opportunity to discover new tastes while learning about teas from around the world.

Date:                     Saturday, May 12, 2012
Doors Open:      2:00PM
Concludes:         5:00PM
Cost:                      Individual $40 | Two People $60
Where to buy: http://highteamov.eventbrite.com

All money raised will go towards the Museum of Vancouver’s programs for conserving Vancouver’s history and material items.

Special thanks to our sponsors Herbal Republic, Bernardin, Salt Spring Coffee, and Angela James.

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The Museum of Vancouver is an independent non-profit organization which holds a mirror to the city and leads provocative conversations about its past, present, and future.

Media Contact
Amanda McCuaig, Marketing Officer
T: 604.730.5309
E: amccuaig@museumofvancouver.ca

Date 
Monday, April 16, 2012