College to offer tea class in March

Jan. 27, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

Vance-Granville Community College is offering a course entitled, “Let’s Have an Afternoon Tea,” beginning March 18.

The classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 to 4 p.m. on the college’s main campus in Vance County, concluding with a graduation tea party on April 1 at Magnolia Manor in Warrenton.

The course will cover the history of tea; the differences between afternoon tea, royal tea and “High Tea”; and proper ways to make tea. Each meeting will include a wide variety of tea samples.

Constance Lue of Oxford will be the course instructor.

The cost of the course is $58 for four class sessions and $20 for the graduation tea.

The cost includes a resource manual covering tea recipes, flower arranging and etiquette.

The deadline to register is March 11.

Those interested may register and pay for the course online at

For more information, contact Theresa Somerville at (252) 738-3427 or