Doctor Geof’s Fantastical Steampunk Tea Museum

Dates

Dates
16 July–30 September

Location:

Location:
  • Cutty Sark
  • Sammy Ofer Gallery
Times:
10.00-17.00
Audience:
  • Adults
  • Young people
Fee:
*Admission charges to Cutty Sark apply, activities FREE with entry
Event type:
Activities & workshops

Drink tea? Love tea? Have a slightly unnatural obsession with the sepia coloured brew of the gods? Then come along to sample Doctor Geof’s Fantastical Steampunk Tea Museum.

Linking with Longitude Punk’d at the Royal Observatory, Doctor Geof (one of the exhibiting artists) showcases weird and wonderful curios and memorabilia to bring you the history of tea you didn’t know existed!

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First Tea Company, 9-10 August

Truly committed tea fans can test the strength of their brew in an enlistment fair for the little-known, but highly prized, First Tea Company, and quiz Doctor Geof on the provenance of his many tea-based artefacts.

*Find out about becoming a Member. Members get free entry to Cutty Sark, the Royal Observatory, Planetarium shows and special exhibitions, as well as discounts in our shops and cafés.

Image: detail of illustration from 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea', by Jules Verne: 'Only one of its arms wriggled in the air, brandishing the victim like a feather', by Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville and Edouard Riou, circa 1870. Repro ID: F5715-004. Copyright: NMM, Greenwich, London

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