Which China to Hire?
Our beautiful collection of china tea sets, tableware and cutlery enable you to share the decadence of the bygone era. Select a delightful mix and match, or colour themed set.
We also have dinner plates and cutlery for a buffet or more formal dinner party.
You can order as much or as little as you require, or choose from our 'Aunties' packages (as described in detail below) for afternoon teas of various combinations. These can be added to from the regular price list to tailor the service to individual requirements.
Unsure of what to order? Send us an email with your ideas - we can guide you according to budget and numbers in the party. See more of our collection on the Photo Album page.
Collecting your own vintage china but haven't got quite enough for your event? We can help you with that too. Let us know and we can help you make up the shortfall.
Have you seen our Props page? Whilst we were in the attic, we came across many useful props to add finishing touches and detail to a retro event, hen party or wedding.
We have put together some packages to help you make a selection. Packages are priced per person based on a groups of 10 or 20, with each group of 5 sharing a teapot, sugar bowl & tongs, and milk jug.
Here are our standard packages:
Aunt Lou's - £2.70
Simply ideal for occasions that require a traditional cup of tea - charity afternoons, business meetings, tea and biscuits with friends, based on a party of 20 people.
Package includes: 20 x Cup/ Saucer/ Teaspoon
4x Tea Pot, 4x Milk Jug, 4x Sugar Bowl & Sugar Tongs, 4x Cake/Biscuit Plate.
Aunt Maud's - £3.95
A great choice if you are looking for a classic tea party for small groups of 10, with pretty cake stands to complete the dainty vintage charm.
Package includes 10x Cup/ Saucer/ Tea-plate/ Teaspoon
2x Tea Pot, 2x Milk Jug, 2x Sugar Bowl & Sugar Tongs, 2x 2-Tier Cake Stand, 2x Sandwich Plate.
Aunt Violet's - £4.95
For a more elaborate affair buffet style, this package boasts lots of display pieces for sandwiches and cakes - based on groups of 20.
Package includes: 20x Cup/ Saucer/ Tea-plate/ Teaspoon
4x Tea Pot, 4x Milk Jug, 4x Sugar Bowl & Sugar Tongs, 2x 3-Tier Cake Stand, 2x 2-Tier Cake stand
2x Sandwich Plate, 2x Footed Cake Stand, 2x Cake Slice, 2x Cake Knife, 2x Table Cloths, 1x Water Jug
Aunt Rose's - £7.25
Elegance and indulgence are the keys to Aunt Rose's tea party. This package lends itself to a fabulous cream tea-style afternoon - for groups of 10. Finished off with pretty roses in a dainty vase.
Package includes: 10x Cup/ Saucer/ Tea-plate/ Teaspoon/ Bread & Butter Plate & knife
2x Tea Pot, 2x Milk Jug, 2x Sugar Bowl & Sugar Tongs, 2x Sandwich Plates, 2x 3-Tier Cake Stand,
1x Footed Cake Stand, 1x Cake Slice, 1x Cake Knife, 1x Water Jugs, 2x Jam Dish & Spoon, 2x Cream Dish,
2x Table Cloths, 2x Vase of Roses
Vicar's Tea Party - £5.25
Have a very vintage-style afternoon tea party for your bride-to-be! Hens can get together and make some cakes and sandwiches beforehand. Why not dress up too, and we will include bunting to add a truly vintage vibe, while you sit and enjoy an elegant tea served on stunning china. Maybe add some props from our Props page too?
Package includes: 10x Cup/ Saucer/ Tea-plate/ Teaspoon/ Cake Fork
2x Tea Pot, 2x Milk Jug, 2x Sugar Bowl & Sugar Tongs, 1x Cake Slice, 1x Flat Stand Cake Comport,
2x Sandwich Plate, 2x 3-Tier Cake Stand, 5m Bunting.
More Tea Vicar - £8.25
A tea party with a twist! Ideal for any hen do, we have added extra tea pots ready for some cheeky cocktails! Complete with shot glasses to set you up, and topped off with our infamous Gin & Tonic Cup Cakes.
As 'Vicars Tea Party', plus:
2x Extra Tea Pots for Cocktails, 10x Shot Glasses, 10x Gin & Tonic Cup Cakes.