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Event Tickets › Join housekeeper "Mrs Gibson" for Afternoon Tea

Join housekeeper

Sunday 8th April 2018, 2pm

Join Mrs Gibson, housekeeper at Abbey House in 1897 the year of the Bishop’s Jamboree for afternoon tea and discover some of the stories of this 19th century house built originally as a gentleman’s residence. Mrs Gibson started her career at the house as a housemaid Annie Gibson. – find out about life of the times as seen through the eyes of a domestic servant with Mrs Gibson,aka Kay Wych – She may give you some gossip!




Booking Fee *



Tickets must be collected from the Abbey

Event Information

Afternoon Tea is from 2pm to 4pm.

On the menu is a selection of freshly prepared finger sandwiches - cucumber, egg mayonnaise with cress, smoked salmon with cream cheese, coronation chicken and ham and mustard.

Plus warm scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve and a variety of homemade cakes with a choice from a range of teas.

Admission to the abbey is not included but can be paid for separately

Afternoon tea must be booked in advance. Group bookings available.

Other dates available please email


* Booking fees apply per order; if ordering tickets for more than one event then the highest booking fee will apply.