Tampere Finnish-British Society


Afternoon Tea With Nick and Emily Hennessey!

(Saturday, 30 September 2017, 1500-1645, Laterna Restaurant, Puutarhakatu 11)
This Event Was Part of the 2017 Tampere Day Program




 

Scones with Jam and Cream; Cucumber Sandwiches


Tea With Nick Hennessey Was Part of Tampere Day 2017!


Storyteller and Entertainer Nick Hennessey


 
As part of the 2017 Tampere Day Program, Finland 100 and the Tampere Finnish-British Society's 70th Anniversary celebration, the renowned British singer and storyteller Nick Hennessey and his wife Emily presented an entertaining afternoon show starting at 1500 at the Laterna Restaurant on Puutarhakatu 11 in the center of Tampere.

The event also featured Laterna's traditional English Afternoon Cream Tea, a buffet of cucumber sandwiches, scones with jam and whipped cream, and a choice of Black or Earl Grey tea, with live piano music.

Nearly 90 participants registered and joined the Afternoon Tea, with an additional dozen or so who came later for Nick and Emily Hennessey's performance. The audience of over 100 was a new attendance record for a Tampere Finnish-British Society event.

Nick and Emily Hennessey are well-known international storytellers and entertainers. They have been frequent visitors to Finland, where their stories from the Kalevala especially have been popular. See Nick's website for more information.

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(Left Above) At the head table of the Tea, Tampere Finnish-British Society Chair Stephen Toms and Valerie Kalves talk with Emily and Nick Hennessey, with former Chair Yrjö Kalves seated next to Nick. British Embassy DCM Richard Shackleton is at right foreground.


Serving of the Afternoon Cream Tea at the Laterna Restaurant


Part of the Tea audience of 88 paid, joined later by others for Nick and Emily's performance


Nick and Emily Hennessey recounting their stories in the midst of the crowd.


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