The Crown Watch Party

Nearly a year since Netflix’s season four release of
The Crown, season five will return on November 9th. Since the Queen’s passing, the original series is once again on the Netflix Top 10 list. What better way to binge watch The Crown then throwing a tea party for yourself or with friends.

Place an on-line order for afternoon tea treats to be delivered to your door:

Fortnum & Mason : The Cream Tea Selection — The picnic cooler includes Piccadilly Clotted Cream Digestive Biscuits, Giant Almond Brownie, Fortnum’s Afternoon Blend Tea and BrutReserve Champagne along mini scones, clotted cream and strawberry preserves.

Harrods : The Tea Time Treats Hamper — The wicker basket features Dark Chocolate Chip Shortbread Biscuits, Mixed Chocolate Almonds, No. 14 English Breakfast Tea and strawberry preserves.

John Lewis : Afternoon Tea Treats Gift Basket — Afternoon tea treats include afternoon tea bags, chocolate chip biscuits, chocolate salted caramel slab, confectionery strawberry hearts, macaroons, shortbreads, two fruity posh pops and raspberry jam.

Whittard : The Afternoon Tea Collection — Four loose leaf tea caddies with Whittard’s most popular blends accompanied by a silver-plated infuser.

Marks & Spencers : Brit Kit Afternoon Tea — Mr. Kipling Bakewell Tarts, Jam Tarts and Whirls, green scone mix, PG Tips tea bags, raspberry jam and clotted cream

In case you have difficulty selecting just one, Netflix has confirmed that there will be a sixth (and final season) of The Crown.

Ted Lasso Tour

Screenshot by Author of Amazon

The award-winning television show,
Ted Lasso was first broadcast in 2020. While the second season followed in 2021, there is no date set for the release of the third (and reportedly last) season.
To get your Ted fix in the meantime, take a 2-1/2 hour tour of Ted Lasso filming locations:

Start at Wembley Stadium
London : Richmond vs Manchester City in the FA Cup — Shots of the Richmond vs Manchester City FA Cup pregame were taken at Wembley Stadium.  A vareity of behind-the-scenes tours of the UK's largest sports and entertainment venue can be booked. 2037 639881
South Way, Wembley HA9 0WS

35 minute drive
Hayes : AFC Richmond Training Ground — Hayes and Yeading United Football Club’s training ground serves as AFC Richmond’s training ground in the show. 2085 732075
The SkyEx Community Stadium, Beaconsfield Road, Hayes UB4 0SL

40 minute drive
Richmond : Crown & Anchor — Scenes of the football team's pub and Ted's apartment were taken at The Prince's Head, a 300-year old pub a six-minute walk from Richmond Station. 2089 401572
28 The Green, Richmond, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1LX

1 minute walk
Richmond : Ted’s Street — A one-minute walk away is Paved Court, the street that Ted walks down.
Paved Court, Richmond, Richmond-upon-Thames TW9 1LZ

30 minute walk
Twickenham : River Thames — The River Thames scene where Twickenham Rowing Club on Eel Pie Island is in the background can be viewed from Barmy Arms Pub. ✆ +44 2088 920863
The Embankment, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3D

1 minute walk
Twickenham : Street Scenes — A one-minute walk away is Church Street where shots of Eel Pie Pub, Sheer Laser Clinic and Completely Floored are included in the series. Mojo at 43 Church Street was converted to the Dolls of England Shop.
Church Street, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 3NR

35 minute drive
London : AFC Richmond's win in Everton  — Historic Craven Cottage, home of the Fulham Football Club, served as the backdrop for AFC Richmond’s win at Everton. Tours of Craven Cottage are available 11 am – 3 pm.

Can’t wait to BELIEVE again in 2023!