Tea dance tradition kept alive at Four Seasons


Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Major provider Four Seasons Health Care has arranged a number of tea dances at a number of the company’s care homes. Dating from the mid-18th Century, originally as part of the entertainment in tea gardens, tea dances were popular for the next two hundred years with only World War Two reducing their popularity – although there are still some tea dances held in the UK today. Supported by Tetley Tea, who supply Fours Seasons with their tea, the company has helped keep the tradition alive and the tea dances have been a great success with residents, staff and visitors, especially in view of the nostalgia they bring due to the average age of their residents, Four Seasons Health Care, the country’s largest owner and operator of care homes, recently “Everyone had a great time,” said Four Seasons marketing director Paul Brennan. “Each home that participated set its own local theme, invited their own local contacts, ran their own local competitions, but all were part of this overall Tea Dance theme. Obviously they pro





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