ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
SUNDAY 18 AUGUST 2019
The Sydney Tea Festival is an interactive experience designed to help people discover and experience specialty tea; encourage and grow passion for tea through education; and showcase quality specialty tea providers.
**Tickets must be purchased online in advance.
There is no Box Office at the festival.**
The tea market features dozens of stallholders – tea brands with specialty loose leaf tea and tisanes of all styles; food purveyors with tempting sweet and savoury treats, along with food trucks for something bigger to snack on; ceramic artists and makers of beautiful homeware and teaware. Theres also a Brew Lounge, where you can sit and enjoy a cup of tea. Tickets are now on-sale with Early Bird prices until sold out. Festival tasting cups are included in the ticket price.
From 9.00am - 4.30pm
WORKSHOPS & TALKS
The workshop space is where you can immerse yourself in the world of tea with some of Australia’s leading tea specialists, as they host educational tastings, demonstrations and hands-on sessions. Tickets are available before the festival, online.
TASTING TABLE MASTERCLASSES
Join a tea purveyor for an intimate tea tasting or cupping session at The Tasting Table in a designated area of the market place. These small group masterclasses are perfect if you'd like to immerse yourself further into the world of tea. Tickets are available before the festival, online. Spaces are limited.
DIY TEA BLENDING STATION
Visit the DIY Blending Station in the market place where you can experiment with making your own custom tea blend from a range of teas, herbs, spices and flowers, supplied by our partner, Austral Herbs. A tea blender is on hand to give you advice and you can pack, name and label your tea blend to take home and enjoy. Payment is at the station on entry. Spaced are limited.
ARCHIE ROSE TEA COCKTAILS
When you need something a little stronger than tea, pay a visit to the Archie Rose bar and get your mitts on a delicious and refreshing tea cocktail. You can also sample their range of beautifully crafted gins, distilled right here in Sydney. Archie Rose cocktails were so popular last year, we just had to have them back!
KIDS CRAFTY CORNER
Make Your Own Tea Party Small WorldParents and their mini-makers are invited to create a whimsical ‘tea party small world’ at the Festival’s Kids Crafty Corner space. Choose from an art buffet of playdough and other crafty, recycled and foraged materials to make your own take home tiny tea party setting. Kids craft extraordinaire, Shannon from Oh Creative Day, will be there to offer tips, ideas and inspiration. Suitable for kids under 12. Gold coin donation on entry.
From 9.30am – 3.00pm