Archive | Special Events

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.

January 28th – Contemporary Japanese Ceramics

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 […]

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September 15th and 17th – Made by Hand

  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 […]

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March 21st/22nd – Tea Brewers Cup

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 […]

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March 18th 7-9 pm – Eat, Drink, Toast

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 […]

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