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Melbourne Tea Festival

20 May, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

THE MELBOURNE TEA FESTIVAL IS A CELEBRATION OF SPECIALTY LOOSE LEAF TEA.

If you love tea, don’t miss this event! Spend the day wandering around a tea market that features dozens of specialty and artisan tea stalls. You’ll discover teas and tisanes of all kinds from all over the world as you make your way around the stalls with your tea tasting cup in hand. Pick up some hand-made teaware and indulge in delicious sweet and savoury treats. There’s also a program of workshops hosted by some of Australia’s leading specialists.

— TICKETS —
On sale now. Vist Moshtix to purchase.

— DATE —
Saturday 20 May 2017.

— TIME —
Tea Market: 9.00am – 4.00pm.
Tea Workshops: 9.30am – 4.30pm.

— LOCATION —
The festival is located at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre, Door 1, at 2 Clarendon Street South Wharf, Victoria (opposite Crown Casino).

— TASTING CUP —
Sample tea from different stallholders all day with a porcelain tasting cup. A cup is included in the entry fee (valued at $5.00).

— FEATURES —

Tea Market
The tea market includes dozens of stallholders, from the boutique to the global, with specialty loose leaf tea and tisanes of all styles; ceramic artists and makers of beautiful teaware; artisan food purveyors and food trucks for something bigger to eat. There’s also a Brew Lounge where you can sit and enjoy a cup of tea, a DIY Tea Blending Station sporsored by Austral Herbs, and an interactive tea ceremony performance.

Tea Workshops
Immerse yourself in the world of tea with some of Australia’s leading tea specialists, as they host educational talks, tastings, demonstrations and hands-on sessions. Workshops cover a range of topics, such as tea blending, tastings, preparation and tea ceremonies.

1. Native Australian Tea Ceremonies Workshop – 9.30am – 10.30am
2. Fermenting Tea – Jun & Kombucha Brewing Workshop – 11.30am – 12.30pm
3. Bowl Tea – Daily Tea Ritual Workshop – 1.30pm – 2.30pm
4. Blend Your Own Tea Workshop – 3.30pm – 4.30pm

— MORE INFOMATION —

Visit: http://www.melbourneteafestival.com.au
Email: melbourne@teafestivals.com.au
#melbourneteafestival

Brought to you by Tea Festivals Australia, creators of the Sydney Tea Festival http://www.sydneyteafestival.com.au.

Details

Date:
20 May, 2017
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/158032511379866

Venue

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, VIC 3006 Australia