Vintage Teas in Collaboration with The Village Shop at Beech Hill, Reading to provide the catering for your event.

Please call or email to discuss your requirements on
07712 650 750 or

Vintage Afternoon Tea Package

“The quintessential English tea party with vintage touches, perfect for celebrating with friends and family for special occasions."

Our vintage tea parties are great for so many occasions. A birthday, anniversary, baby shower, a hen celebration or just an excuse for a delicious afternoon tea with friends and family.

Our Vintage teas can be provided for a minimum of 6 people. Your tea party can be held at home, a marquee, the village hall - the choice is yours!

We are really excited to have collaborated with The Village Shop at Beech Hill with the Butterfield Tea Room near Reading. The shop is community run and located within the Grade 2-listed church of St Mary the Virgin, designed by renowned Victorian architect William Butterfield. It has a wonderful array of stained glass windows, which in itself is worth a visit.

Vintage Crockery Hire and Decor (Based on 6 people)

  • 6 vintage side plates
  • 6 vintage cups and saucers
  • 6 tea spoons
  • 1 vintage sugar bowl with tongs
  • 1 vintage milk jug
  • 1 vintage tea pot
  • 2 vintage cake stand
  • 2 vintage platters
  • 2 vintage plates
  • 6 paper vintage napkins
  • 1 bunting
  • Vintage tea email invitation
  • 6 vintage gifts for each guest, includes bubble, candy necklace, love heart roll, 2 milk chocolate hearts, trivia card all presented in a gorgeous treat bag

Price - £65 for 6 guests.

Additional Information

Products will be ready for collection from The Village Shop and need to be returned clean after your event.

If extra crockery is required such as extra tea pots, bunting etc these an be added to your order.

For every extra person your need a side plate, paper napkin, straw, cup and saucer and treat bag. At a cost of £5.20 per person.

Additional party bags can be purchased at £2.50.

Please contact us to discuss your event or make a booking on: or call 07712 650 750.

Butterfield's Afternoon Tea Menu

  • A selection of handmade sandwiches made with fresh white and multiseed bread, choice of fillings: cucumber, smoked salmon, egg and cress, tuna and cucumber, cheese and homemade chutney, cheese and tomato and ham and mustard.
  • Gluten free bread option with humous as filling.
  • 1 cheese scone with mustard butter.
  • 1 plain or fruit scone with homemade local jam and clotted cream.
  • 1 slice of cake – coffee or lemon drizzle.
  • Choice of loose leaf tea – Beech Hill Breakfast, Afternoon with Lapsang, Earl Grey Blue flower, Rose Congu, Ginger, Summer, Winter Jasmine.
  • Or choose from a selection of soft drinks of Rose Lemonade, Apple and Elderflower or Apple and Rhubarb juice.

Prices from £9.50 per person for food and drink.

Please make your enquiries and bookings for the catering direct with The Village Shop and Butterfield Tea Room.

The Village Shop at Beech Hill
Butterfield Tea Room
St Mary the Virgin Church
Beech Hill Road
Beech Hill

Tel: 0118 327 2645

Vintage Afternoon Teas Set Up Service

All pricing including the catering is based on customers collecting from The Village Shop. It does not include set up of crockery or decor. If you would like your event set up and styled by a Fuschia stylist, then please contact us for a quote.

The Village Shop Produce

Products such as local homemade jam, chutneys, and teas which are included in your afternoon tea, along with many more products are available for you to purchase at The Village Shop Beech Hill.

Venue Suggestion - Memorial Hall

If your looking for a local venue to create your vintage tea party in, then why not hire the Memorial Hall at Beech Hill.

It sits in the heart of the village across from the church and is conveniently located five minutes from junction 11 of the M4, providing one of the most attractive, popular and reasonably priced venues in the Reading area.

If you are looking for a country and local venue, this is the perfect choice to hold your event.

Hire rates and more information about the Memorial Hall can be found on the website. Please check availability for your event online and book in advance to guarantee your date and time.

How to book your Vintage Afternoon Tea

  • contact Fuschia to check the date for availability for the vintage crockery hire.
  • book and pay for the amount of guests and any extra decor or gifts you wish to order.
  • contact The Village Shop to check the date and book and pay for your order.
  • if you are wanting to book the Memorial Hall please check availability and book.
  • fill in your electronic vintage tea invite and send to friends and family.

Relax and look forward to your event!!