Afternoon Tea Talk - Below Stairs

FULLY BOOKED. Learn about the many varied and interesting staff members who kept Upton running in its heyday.

  • Booking essential

Brenda is our resident tour guide, and joins our series of talks to tell you more about what went on 'below stairs' in the 1930s at Upton. She will have a plethora of information on the characters employed by Lord and Lady Berstead along with many fascinating facts. The talk will be followed by a delicious cream tea in the old kitchen now known as Iris' tea room.

Part of a series of talks exploring Upton House & Garden's heyday in the 1920s and 1930s.


Event ticket prices
  • Adult £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
14 February 2018 15:30 - 17:00 Sold out

Upcoming events

Afternoon Tea Talk - Below Stairs

Wed 14 Feb 2018
FULLY BOOKED. Learn about the many varied and interesting staff members who kept Upton running in its heyday.

Bearsted's Best - Upton's Supper Club

Fri 02 Mar 2018
Join us for the first of our unique dining experiences. Enjoy the tasting menu alongside a specially created gin cocktail courtesy of the Cotswold Distillery, all whilst listening to the soulful Jazz singer Valerie Vet.

Give it a go - Silk Dyeing Workshop

Sat 10 Mar 2018
FULLY BOOKED - Learn how to make a silk scarf inspired by the gardens at Upton. Local artist, Lis Mann will provide you with all the tuition and materials to make your own version of her fabulous hand dyed silk scarves.

Mother's Day Prosecco Afternoon Tea

Sat 10 Mar 2018
Prosecco, sandwiches and miniature cakes enjoyed our original 1930s kitchen, what could be more perfect for a day out with your Mum?

Afternoon Tea Talk - Upton's Antique Porcelain

Thu 15 Mar 2018
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.

Cadbury Easter Hunt 2018

Fri 30 Mar 2018
There's fun throughout the holidays with a special Cadbury trail over the Easter weekend.