The tea party hosted by Le Creuset to raise awareness for CANSA ticked all the right boxes for a fabulous spread, while kindling enthusiastic camaraderie, says gardening chief-sub-editor Diane Peacock
This month Le Creuset hosted 400 guests at a Cuppa For CANSA fundraiser at The Polo Room, Inanda Club in Sandton, Jo’burg. With By Word of Mouth catering the affair, it was a grand event that raised a whopping R79 085.
Breast cancer, or any other cancer for that matter, certainly isn’t something to celebrate, but being able to do something about it, is. October has been declared Breast Cancer Month worldwide, prompting a host of tea parties and other events to encourage awareness and to provide support for sufferers of the disease.
In Britain ‘a nice cup of tea’ is the solution to just about any calamity. An invitation to tea is usually a social occasion promoting companionship where the best china is used and the eats are elegant and plentiful – this event was no exception.
Tea should always be served in a hot pot and this stylish Le Creuset teapot is perfect
Few flowers express femininity as much as the rose, and as it happens, October is also known as rose month
“There are few hours in life more agreeable than the hour dedicated to the ceremony known as afternoon tea.” Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady.
More information on the Le Creuset Cuppa For CANSA campaign lecreuset.co.za/cuppaforcansa