Special Event

Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party

29 May 2024
13:30 - 15:30

Escape through the Looking Glass into the Old Kitchen Tearoom for an Alice in Wonderland themed Afternoon Tea Party.

Escape into the Old Kitchen Tearoom, and join our Mad Hatter's Afternoon Tea Party, with rabbits to find and sweet treats to be had - see you in Wonderland!

Join us for a whimsical Mad Hatter's Tea Party in the historic Old Kitchen Tearoom. Served up by woodland and furry friends, you will indulge in a selection of delectable delights, completing your journey down the rabbit hole with our Alice in the Garden Trail.

Mad Hatter's Menu

For the Grown Ups (£25pp)

Fresh Sandwich Selection: Ham & Mustard Mayonnaise; Cream Cheese & Cucumber; Egg Mayonnaise & CressWarm Scone (plain or fruit), served with Clotted Cream & JamHomemade Cake Selection - Jam Tart, Lemon Curd Tart, Shortbread Hearts, & CupcakesHot Drink of your choice

For the Kids (£10pp)

Finger Sandwiches: Ham or CheeseWarm Scone: Plain or Fruit Homemade Cake Selection - Jam Tart, Lemon Curd Tart, Shortbread Hearts, & CupcakesHot Chocolate or Juice

***Mad Hatter's Hat Competition***

"Curiouser and curiouser..."Get ready for some topsy-turvy fun with our Mad Hatter's Hat Competition! Let your imagination run wild and decorate a hat in the most zany way possible. Wear your curious creation to the tea party for a chance to win an exciting prize!

Additional Information:

Trail: Before your arrival, chase the White Rabbit around the grounds on our Alice in the Garden Trail. Find all of the white rabbits hiding in the Gardens to claim a prize at the end.

Tickets: Please note that this ticket will not include entry to the House, for which you will have to purchase tickets separately.

Dietary Requirements: If you have any dietary requirements or allergies that we should be aware of, upon purchasing your ticket please email oldkitchentearoom@chawtonhouse.org immediately with your name and the dietary requirements you or your party have.

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Chawton House

Chawton House, Chawton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ
01420 541010

Opening times

House, Garden & Tearoom Opening Hours 2024

2 Jan-6 Feb: Fri-Sun, 10am-3.30pm

7 Feb - 26 Mar: Weds-Sun, 10am-3.30pm

27 Mar - 7 Apr: Every day, 10am-4.30pm

8 Apr-12 May: Weds-Sun + Bank Holidays, 10am-4.30pm

13 May-22 Sep: Every day, 10am-4.30pm

23 Sep-22 Oct: Weds-Sun, 10am-4.30pm

23 Oct-3 Nov: Every day, 10am-4.30pm

4 Nov-30 Nov: Fri-Sun, 10am-3.30pm

1 Dec-17 Dec: Fri-Sun, 11am-4pm/6pm Glimmering Gardens*

18 Dec-1 Jan: Every day, 11am-6pm, except 24, 25, and 26 Dec*

*Please check our website for confirmed December opening hours

Exclusions and safety measures

For group bookings of 8+, please see further information on our website about Group Tours, or email hire@chawtonhouse.org. Please do not purchase tickets for group visits on Art Fund.



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