A LITTLE FUN FACT ABOUT TEA AND GAMES IN THE 1900s…

Did you know that in the early 1900s the great lawns of private estates were filled with countless croquet and badminton fanatics?

They spent their summer days playing these games until the early evening.

Of course, to keep them from becoming dehydrated they had regular stops for drinks and their favourite choice of refreshment was ‘tea’, which was taken on the lawns and countryside amid the badminton, shuttlecocks and rosewood mallets.

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