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Literary Afternoon Tea at the University Arms

Join us for a splendid and legendary University Arms afternoon tea in the company of best-selling novelists, Jo Browning Wroe and Francis Spufford and hosted by writer and broadcaster Alex Clark who will guarantee an inspiring conversation whilst you enjoy your lavish tea.

  • 20th November 2022
  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

A Terrible Kindness by Jo Browning Wroe tells the captivating and compassionate story of nineteen-year-old William Lavery’s  decision to volunteer at the tragic scene of the 1966 Aberfan landslide which transforms his life forever. Light Perpetual is a tender, endlessly inventive novel that resurrects five children killed in a wartime bomb-blast and asks what kind of a future these working-class youths would have hadCome and be inspired, captivated and uplifted over an

The signature University Arms Afternoon Tea is included and offers a delicious selection of savouries & sweets created by their chef Tristan Welch. Including freshly baked scones, served with raspberry jam, fresh strawberries and clotted cream. The only question that remains is which goes first: cream or jam?

Why not get a group together and book a table for 10 to receive a 20% discount!

The event will take place in the Ballroom at the University Arms. Tables will be arranged in groups of 10, you will be allocated seats, there will be a seat plan upon arrival. 

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  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled Accessibility
  • Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Restaurant

Accessibility Facilities

  • Assistance dogs welcome
  • Designated wheelchair public toilet
  • Staff available to assist
  • Wheel chair accessible

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