India Summer Literary Tea Service on July 17

Literary Tea Service - 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 17

Djavad Mowafaghian Terrace
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, SFU Woodward's
149 W Hastings St
Tickets: $35 (buy online)

Join Shrabani Basu and other writers for high tea following Shrabani Basu's reading. Spend an hour in conversation with fellow bibliophiles while enjoying an immaculate Indian-themed afternoon tea service by The Urban Tea Merchant

The tea menu includes four fine Indian teas: Tiger Hill (Nilgiris), Royal Darjeeling (First Flush Darjeeling), Maharajah Darjeeling (Blend of First & Second Flush Darjeeling with sweet spices) and Indian Night (black tea with piquant spices). Accompanied by finger sandwiches, petits fours and macarons. 

Indian Summer FestivalThe Urban Tea Merchant has partnered with The Vancouver City Indian Summer Festival to present you this special event as part of the festival's literature series.  Indian Summer Festival is a high-profile festival of arts and ideas, running July 7-17, 2011 in downtown Vancouver, and will feature top contemporary and classical Indian talent in music, dance, literature, film, yoga, and cuisine - pairing some of India’s most renowned performers and thinkers with local Vancouver counterparts. 

WATCH: The Urban Tea Merchant and Indian Summer Festival on Citytv's Breakfast Television (aired July 13, 2011)