Last Friday (June 19) saw Church House Conference Centre open its doors for its annual Tea Party, and this year’s event had extra significance as the venue was participating in Dream’s Tea Week, a national fundraising campaign held by Dreams Come True to help realise the dreams of ill children.
A traditional English tea as well as summer garden inspired cakes and deserts, prepared by Church House’s catering partner Harbour & Jones Events, were served up, and guests were also invited to decorate their own cupcakes.
There were also a number of fundraising activities to support Church House’s chosen charity – Dreams Come True – including predicting the weight of handmade fruit cakes to guessing the number of sweets in the jar. There was also the opportunity to win afternoon tea at the Ham Yard Hotel. Church House matched the donations made by guests during the event raising over £300 for the charity.
Robin Parker, General Manager at Church House Conference Centre, comments: “Our annual team party was a great success, and was made even more special through our support of Dream Tea Week. Events like this not only give us the opportunity to showcase our event spaces but also the culinary expertise of Harbour & Jones Events. The event is one of many we will be holding to support Dreams Come True over the coming months as our chosen charity and we are delighted so many people donated towards such a worthwhile cause.”
Sue Tiplady, fundraiser at Dreams Come True, says: “We would like to thank Church House and their team for supporting our Dream Tea campaign. Every single person who has organised, donated or taken part in a Dream Tea has been directly helping to release that power of dreams into the lives of some very special children.”
Church House Conference Centre is an AIM Gold accredited venue which offers 19 event spaces accommodating between 2 and 664 guests for a wide variety of events including meetings, conferences, awards ceremonies, gala dinners and receptions. For further information call 020 7390 1590 or visit www.churchhouseconf.co.uk.