Our annual craftsmen event will take place in two weeks time on October 5th and 7th. This year’s will be our largest yet with five craftsmen – Takahiro Yagi of Kaikado, Toru Tsuji of Kanaami-Tsuji, Yusuke Matsubayashi of Asahiyaki, Shuji Nakagawa of Nakagawa-Mokkougei and our friend Athico Ilye. The events will be based around the […]
We occasionally hold special tastings and exhibitions at the shop and participate in outside events and talks. For up to date news on these events please check this page or our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages.
We have a busy schedule of events this autumn, starting with our Teabowl talk by our friend Bonnie Kemske on Tuesday 26th September. Bonnie is the author of a new book called ‘The Teabowl: East and West’ about the historical context of the chawan and its appropriation into contemporary ceramics. The talk will be held […]
On Saturday 28th January we will be holding an event with Sophie Cavaliero and Valérie Douniaux, the authors of an beautiful new book ‘Céramiques Japonaises Contemporaines’ dedicated to the diversity and vitality of the modern ceramics scene in Japan. The book is written in French and English and explores the work of 50 contemporary Japanese […]
Next week we will be holding two events at the shop with the theme ‘Made by Hand’, showcasing handmade utensils by three Japanese craftsmen. Toru Tsuji of Kanaami-Tsuji and Takahiro Yagi of Kaikado will be at the shop in person demonstrating how they make their handwoven tea strainers and handmade tea caddies respectively. We will also […]
We will be holding a special event at our shop with our friend Virginia La Stella and her creation b4Ballerinas. Join us for an Italian Tea Time at Postcard Teas on Tuesday 9th June from 10am to 3pm and discover her amazing customized flat shoes made by skilled makers in Italy. A selection […]
We will be helping to judge the first ever Tea Brewers Cup on the weekend of the 21st/22nd at the Old Library in Hayes, Cardiff. This event has been organised by Kasim Ali of Waterloo Teas who was inspired by the format of the Coffee Brewers Cup and the lack of a collaborative tea event […]
Tim will be participating in a panel discussion on issues facing tea in the 21st century along with writer Jane Pettigrew, Sarah Roberts of the Ethical Tea Partnership, and Nick Kilby of Teapigs. The discussion will be hosted by Toast at Borough Market and will be moderated by food writer Sybil Kapoor. For more information […]