Afternoon Tea Talk - The Bearsteds and the riviera set

Come along to another one of our series of talks about Upton and its collections. Followed by a delicious afternoon tea in our old kitchen.

  • Booking essential

Discover the highlights of the 1930s French Riviera with house guide Victor. Hear the story of Lord and Lady Bearsted’s villa ‘La Serena’ and the pleasures and pursuits of their exclusive Rivera lifestyle.

In 1927 Lord and Lady Bearsted joined aristocrats, society hostesses, artists and film stars buying homes on the French Riviera. Find out why with Victor.


Event ticket prices
  • All £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 03442491895
Not suitable for children under 12
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Start your visit at Visitor Reception who will direct you to the squash court.
Please contact the house directly to discuss your access requirements.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
11 July 2019 14:30 - 16:00 Available

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