Vintage Tea Parties


Do you have a special occasion coming up?

Serendipity Vintage Tea Parties are perfect for:

  • hen parties
  • baby showers,
  • bridal showers,
  • special birthdays,
  • Corporate events,
  • ...or even just fancy a bit of a fun with the girls!

Serendipity is a perfect environment to hold your special event.  The setting is intimate and you will receive great food and attentive service. We want to help you to create special memories to treasure!

If you have a group of girls, minimum 10 - maximum 30, then we also have a range of activities below for you to choose from. These can take place in our tea room on any day, ideally from 3pm onwards.

We have 4 packages for you and your party to choose from, with prices starting from £15 per person.

Book Your Vintage Tea Party

Contact us on 0191 510 0054 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to book your vintage tea party! Please read our booking terms and conditions.

Activities to go with your Afternoon Tea

We have a range of activities that you can add to your vintage tea party.  You don't need to bring anything with you, we include all the materials.

The duration of activities depends on numbers in attendance, though most activities take from 1 to 2 hours depending on numbers and depending on your own requirements.

Price of activities is on application and is an added extra cost to your Afternoon Tea package. Prices start from £10.00pp.


  • Burlesque Masterclass (Strictly over 18 only)
    In the masterclass you will learn of the history of burlesque. You'll also receive a lesson in pin-up posing, you will look great in future photographs! Learn how to seductively remove gloves, stockings and a robe, while mastering a vintage style hair and false eyelash application. Plus you will be entertained with a small comedy routine. It's all good fun, and the master class is run by the local burlesque troupe.
  • Rag Wreath Making 
    A very simple activity which is great for people at all levels of crafting even beginners. We provide the wreaths and fabric, but many people bring there own - whether making rag wreaths from old baby clothes, christmas fabric or a specific colour theme. A relaxing activity where you get to take something pretty away with you.
  • Cupcake Decorating 
    Everyone loves cupcakes! Why not hone in on your cake decorating skills? Learn some tricks of the trade which will help make your cupcakes look fantastic. We will provide you with all you need to decorate 4 lovely delicious cupcakes which you can then take home with you and enjoy later.
  • Vintage Hair
    Do you fancy a vintage make-over? We can provide you with a qualified hairdresser and expert in UP do's. Why not have your hair styled like Dita von Teese or try some victory rolls like ladies wore during the war!
  • Cocktail Glass Painting 
    Do you like more craft-based activities? You can decorate your own cocktail glass, or maybe paint a set.  Individualise your glass or make one as a gift for someone else. We provide all glasses and paints for you. 1 glass per person, though more glasses can be painted at an extra cost.
  • Corsage Making 
    Learn some basic flower arranging skills and make yourself a beautiful corsage. You can also make a table decoration at an extra cost. You will be taught by a qualified and experienced florist - it could be a useful skill to have for the future. All flowers, feathers and accessories will be provided for you.
  • Pottery Painting 
    Pottery painting is a fun activity to take part in, plus you get to take something away with you that you have created.  There are various options available, you can paint a mug, a plate, a bowl - a whole tea set if you like! This makes a nice gift for a bride or mum to be, depending on the time of year you could also decorate a Christmas bauble.
  • Singing Workshop 
    This is a great event, doesn't matter whether you can sing or not as it is a group activity! Learn how to sing your favourite song. You will be taught the song, sing harmonies and maybe the odd solo piece - if you are brave enough! Makes a great party piece for any future event.

*** Please call for prices for events. ***

We are hoping to add to the activities, so suggestions are welcome. If you have any activities you think may fit in with our afternoon tea parties then please don't hesitate to contact us.

Booking Terms and Conditions

Please read our terms and conditions for booking your Vintage Tea Party.

  • A non - refundable deposit of £5.00pp is required within 7 days of confirmation of booking.
  • The balance is to be paid 7 days before the event or on the day with prior arrangement. Final numbers must be given 48 hours before party. No shows will still be charged full amount if no notice given as everything is baked and cooked to order. 
  • Cancellations - 7 days before event or full charge will remain. Minimum numbers must be 10, if numbers drop below 10 you can still run the party but 10 places will be charged for.