Crafternoon Teas

We love learning new things so have created Aunties Crafternoon Teas which offer a fantastic range of activities to take part in, followed by a delicious afternoon tea - perfect for Hen parties, Birthdays and Baby Showers! You can choose from:

·      Cupcake Decorating

·      Vintage Dance Lesson (e.g. Lindy Hop, Jive and Charleston)

·      Fascinator Making

·      Fresh Flower Crown Making

·      Knicker Customisation

·      Flower Arranging

·      Bunting Making

·      Make-up Lesson

 

After your activity, Afternoon Tea is served on beautiful vintage china and includes:

·      Selection of sandwiches

·      Scones with lashings of clotted cream and jam

·      Selection of cakes

·      Fresh Berries

·      Earl Grey and English Breakfast Tea

 

Prices

Prices are per person and start at £15 for Afternoon Tea only, and £40 if you would like to add on one of the activities (minimum of 8 – 10 people depending on activity).

We are happy to come to you, or can suggest suitable venues in Bristol or Bath which you can hire.

Cupcake Decorating £45 - 2 hour activity

Learn the art of decorating cupcakes with demonstrations given every step of the way as you each decorate 6 freshly baked vanilla cupcakes. Think pretty flowers, hand made roses, butterflies...  At the end, a presentation box will be provided for each of you to take your cupcakes away safely.

Vintage Dance Lesson (e.g. Lindy Hop, Jive and Charleston) £40 - 1 hour activity

Learn to dance with a short demo by the experts and then guided tuition throughout the session.  Get immersed in the 1920's, 1940's or 1950's and let yourself go. 

Fascinator Making £47 - 3 hour activity

Learn how to create your own stunning and professionally finished fascinators using feathers, sinamay fabrics, bases, ribbons and vintage buttons.  We can provide materials that co-ordinate with any colour scheme.  Perfect for special occasions.

Fresh Flower Crown Making £45 - 2 hour activity

Learn how to create a striking flower crown using beautiful fresh flowers and foliage.  We can provide flowers that co-ordinate with any colour scheme, or theme.

Knicker Customisation £45 - 3 hour activity

Create your own unique pimped pants using appliqué (layered fabrics), motifs, sequins, ribbons, lace, bows, Swarovski crystals.  Lots of fun bits to play with, and plenty of techniques to suit all.

Flower Arranging £40 - £45 - 2 hour activity

Learn how to create a hand tied posy, a vase or jug arrangement. Get creative and take home your fabulous flowers to admire and be admired. Use the skills you’ve learned to create wonderful arrangements at future special events.

Bunting Making £45 - 3 hour activity

Create your own beautiful strings of bunting, choosing from a selection of pretty fabrics which can be tailored to your unique colour scheme or theme.

Makeup Lesson £45 - 2 hour activity

Learn how to create 'the look' using professional quality make-up and techniques.  Select your preferred style (e.g. Evening out, vintage, day wear) and absorb the tips of the trade revealed to you during the session.

 

MORE ABOUT THE ACTIVITIES

Cupcake Decorating

Learn the art of decorating cupcakes.  We provide all of the ingredients and equipment including tablecloths, aprons and cake cutters for the duration of the party. All we require from you is a big enough table to work on for your party size requirements, although we can also bring along a pop up table if need be, as long as there is room to pop it up!

Your group will be guided through the class design with demonstrations given each step of the way. You will be taught how to colour sugar paste, make a selection of pretty decorations including hand made roses and learn how to pipe soft butter cream swirls.

Each person will have 6 freshly baked vanilla cupcakes to decorate using the skills learned in the session.  At the end, a pretty presentation box will be provided for each of you to take your cupcakes away safely.

Vintage Dance Lesson

Learn to dance with a short demo by the experts and then guided tuition throughout the session.  Get immersed in the 1920's, 1940's or 1950's and let yourself go. 

Our speciality is performing and teaching dance styles from the 1920’s through to the 1950’s - we are twice UK champions. Although our main dance is the Lindy Hop, we can provide lessons in dances such as The Charleston, Jitterbug, Rock’n’Roll, The Big Apple (a social/party dance from the ‘20’s & ‘30’s) and many other sorts of swing & jive dance.

These great, fun dance styles from the past are now growing again in popularity. Impress your friends with your newly acquired dancing skills!

Fascinator Making

Learn how to create your own stunning and professionally finished fascinators. We’ll show you a variety of constructing and assembling techniques plus ways to customise your finished fascinator to match your personal tastes and individual style.

Make your own headpiece using feathers, sinamay fabrics, veiling, bases, ribbons, with some vintage buttons thrown in the mix.

Wear them for a night out, or at the wedding, or even for a grand day out to the races!

Your expert workshop leader will bring everything you'll need on the day. Including a wide variety of high quality materials, professional bases, feathers and a haberdashery of coordinating trims plus lots of examples, inspiration and top tuition to inspire your own designs. 

Fresh Flower Crown Making

Learn how to create a striking flower crown using beautiful fresh flowers and foliage. We can also provide flowers that co-ordinate with any colour scheme, or theme.

We’ll teach you about the flowers you’ll be using and how to keep them looking good for as long as possible.

Tuition will be provided in a relaxed way by a professional florist who will teach you techniques to structure your flower crown so it sits comfortably on your head, and encourage you to get creative. 

Wear your flower crowns with pride on your night out.  We will provide all the equipment required alongside a wonderful selection of flowers and foliage for you to choose from.

Knicker Customisation

Create your own unique pimped pants with our most popular crafty session, including lots of cheeky fun along the way. No two pairs ever look the same!

The knicker customisation session is a nice, fun and relaxed session. We show you a variety of techniques to pimp your pants including appliqué, attaching bows, ribbons, lace, crystals and other fun things. We also provide a little personalised presentation bag for everyone to keep their pants in. We require a list of sizes beforehand so we can provide the right ones for everyone, and corresponding names to hand them out discreetly on the day.

Your expert workshop leader will bring everything you'll need on the day. Including a wide variety of high quality fabrics, materials, tools and a haberdashery of coordinating trims plus lots of examples, inspiration and top tuition to inspire your own designs. 

Flower Arranging

Learn how to create a pretty hand tied posy, a beautiful vase or jug arrangement. Jump into our selection of flowers and get creative with some glorious florals.

We’ll teach you about the flowers you’ll be using and how to keep them looking good for as long as possible.

Tuition will be provided in a relaxed way by a professional florist who will teach you techniques so you can create a fabulous arrangement to take home and enjoy. 

We will provide all the equipment required alongside a wonderful selection of flowers and foliage for you to choose from. Use the skills you’ve learned to create beautiful arrangements at future special events.

Bunting Making

Create your own beautiful strings of bunting, choosing from a selection of pretty fabrics tailored to the own unique colour scheme or theme. Whether your want to make your wedding stand out from the crowd with some unique bunting decorations and personalised details. Or get crafty at the baby shower and design beautiful bunting to decorate the baby’s new bedroom with customised bunting made by hand by all the friends and family.

For bunting making you can all work together to make beautiful decorated strings of bunting, and it’s a great bonding activity. You have 2 options with this session, one that uses a selection of vintage fabrics, and one that uses modern, with either option we can colour match or co-ordinate to the wedding, we just need to know what colour or theme the Bride to be is going for. The more information you can give us here the better as it helps us select the most appropriate fabrics. You’ll all get to make and decorate the bunting using a range of decorative textile techniques.

Your expert workshop leader will bring everything you'll need on the day. Including a wide variety of high quality materials, fabrics, tools and a haberdashery of coordinating trims plus lots of examples, inspiration and top tuition to inspire your own designs.

Makeup Lesson

Learn how to create 'the look' using professional quality make-up and techniques.  Select your preferred style (e.g. Evening out, vintage, day wear) and absorb the tips of the trade revealed to you during the session.

Your expert make-up artist will provide a demonstration of how to apply makeup in your chosen style on one member of your group.  Worksheets will be available during the session and to take home detailing the process step by step. 

We will explain all of the products we are using and teach you the best way to apply them.  You will be able to try out the techniques on each other under the expert guidance of your professional make-up artist.

Use the skills you have learned to look fabulous every day!