1. The Tea and Coffee Festival 2012
Starting today until Sunday in the Southbank Centre, you'll find a celebration of the perfect cuppa. Learn about the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, watch a coffee roasting demonstration or just stock up on quality tea and coffee from exhibitors like Comins Tea House, Dark Fluid and Chaboba Bubble Tea.
2. Eric Lanlard's 'I Love Paris' Afternoon Tea
Eric Lanlard, Cake Boy and star of Channel 4's Barking Mad series, has created a Parisian tea for the Jumeriah Carlton Tower Hotel. The menu features French staples - brioche, mini eclairs, quiche - as well as typical crazy concoctions like a smoked salmon macaroon and a bean-infused crème brûlée.