A Nice Cup of Tea - a Potted History of Tea

Sandy Leong


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Anywhere
Notice Period:
Regular (more than one month's notice)
Type:
Professional Speaker
Fee:
Paid: £75 local to Loughborough, Leicestershire, contact for charge for talks further a field.
Category:
History
Updated:
1st April 2019
Tagged:
Tea | Drinks | History

The British answer to any problem or crisis is often a cup of tea! If you have had a shock or an upset someone will make you a nice cup of tea. But how did the British love affair with tea start? It is a fascinating tale of adventure, taxes, criminality, temperance, rationing and a morale booster in World War I and II and of a Duchess who established the ritual of afternoon tea.

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About Sandy Leong

Sandy Leong is a lively and entertaining speaker, married to a Malaysian, spending time living and working in Malaysia. She is a professional speaker, trainer & published author and historian enjoying bringing history to life. She has had a lifelong career as an educator & developer of people working in the UK & the Far East; she is a qualified teacher, past CEO of a Racial Equality Council, Guest Lecturer at Universities, and Colleges of Further Education. She is a Past President of a Speakers Club & an active member of the National Association of Speakers Clubs, & Chair of a Board of Trustees of a large charity. She speaks regularly at Conferences, & to a wide range of groups including, W.I’s, U3A‘s & Historical Societies & as an After Dinner Speaker and is also a guest lecturer with P & O, Fred Olsen, Saga and Thomson Cruise Lines.
Her specialist areas are the Vikings and the Tudors.


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