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|Buckingham Palace Garden Party
A very flavorful blend of Ceylon, Earl Grey, Assam, and Jasmine. This particular blend is served every May during a garden party hosted By Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace.
Every May the Queen holds a garden party at Buckingham Palace that is a lovely English springtime tradition. The Queen invites between 3000 and 4000 guests. Regal cucumber and watercress sandwiches served on white bread, smoked Scottish salmon pate, delicately scented earl grey cakes, and most importantly: tea are served on this prestigious occasion. The guests rub shoulders with lords, earls, dukes, duchesses and ladies from the aristocratic British society. At about 3:00 p.m. the Royal Family make their entrance- the Queen, Prince Philip, the Queen Mother, and perhaps even Prince Charles, Princess Anne and Prince Andrew. You can see the scene now- the Queen, Prince Philip and the Queen Mother- dressed in formal spring party clothing, mingling with the excited crowd; shaking hands, smiling, stopping briefly to chat with the guests, making eye contact and the royal nod of the head to acknowledge one's presence for those unable to personally meet the Royal Family.