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Time Travelling Teas - The Georgians
Tuesday June 7, 3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

At The Georgians, discover the sweet treats of the 18th and 19th centuries from chocolate to coffee, ice cream, coffee and spiced buns.

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing palace@nsdc.info or phoning 01636 655755.
07/06/2022 15:30
Colonel Francis Thornhagh of Fenton - A talk by Dr Stuart Jennings

National Civil War Centre - Tudor Hall. 18th June @ 11.00am

At the time of his death at the Battle of Preston (1648),Colonel Thornhagh was one of the rising figures in the parliamentarianranks.  Commander of all the parliamentarian cavalry in Nottinghamshire,based in Nottingham, he saw extensive military service both within the countyand across the country.  In his report to Parliament in 1648, OliverCromwell said of his dead colleague ‘he was a man as faithful and gallant inyour service as any’.

 

To coincide with the first ever full biography of this longoverlooked Nottinghamshire figure, this talk will examine the career of FrancisThornhagh.  It will explore the man, the soldier, the politician (MP forRetford 1646-48) and his evolving relationship with Oliver Cromwell over theyears 1643-1648 .

18/06/2022 11:00
Time Travelling Teas - One Lump or Two
Tuesday July 5, 3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

One Lump or Two will look at the history of afternoon tea, encompassing dangers and scandals unknown to the average tea slugger of the British Isles. An innocent afternoon spread of tea, sandwiches, cakes and sweet treats for many in history brought war, addiction, poison, slavery, death, female liberation and fashionable rivalry. The humble afternoon tea will never seem the same again!

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing palace@nsdc.info or phoning 01636 655755.
05/07/2022 15:30
Time Travelling Teas - 19-Twenteas
Tuesday August 7, 3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

This month's 19 Twen-teas will delve into the Palace Theatre's past. Its café was a stylish retreat in the 1920s so join us there for cucumber sandwiches and high tea.

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing palace@nsdc.info or phoning 01636 655755.
02/08/2022 15:30
Time Travelling Teas - Wartime Teatime
Tuesday September 6, 3.30pm - 5pm. £10.00

Sip your way through the centuries at our Time Travelling Teas! Join us for a gastronomic guide to the history of teatime, trying out the tastes of times gone by with expert guest speakers who’ll talk you through the foodie fashions of the past. Make sure to book your place as they’re sure to go like hot cakes!

At this month's Wartime Teatime, we've pooled our ration books so there's not a powdered egg in sight at this retro repast!

Please inform us of any food allergies in advance by emailing palace@nsdc.info or phoning 01636 655755.
06/09/2022 15:30