Summer of Culture: ‘Moving to Mars’ inspired Afternoon Tea

Description

  • Food & Drink, Immersive and Theatre/Arts
  • £60 per person
  • Kensington
  • Background Music
  • Over 18
  • Wed, 14th Aug 2019 @ 14:00 - 16:00
  • 14:00 - 16:00

Summer of Culture: ‘Moving to Mars’ afternoon tea 

The journey to the Red Planet has become one of the great challenges of our time. In a ground-breaking exhibition at The Design Museum which opens on 16th October, discover how every detail in this extraordinary endeavour must be designed.  

This afternoon tea at The Milestone Hotel & Residences, opposite Kensington Palace, will be hosted by Emily Watson, curator of ‘Moving to Mars’, who will give an exclusive insight into its design fiction, immersive experiences, new commissions and collaborations with contemporary designers. Discover how a Mars colony might evolve, from the spaceships to be used for the eight-month journey to the habitats that people will live in. 

You’ll enjoy a delicious afternoon tea Cheneston's Restaurant with a delicate array of finger sandwiches, warm freshly baked scones piled high with Devonshire clotted cream and home-made preserves, and a selection of space-themed pastries. 

Afternoon Tea Pastries

Red Planet

Valrhona caramelia chocolate mousse

Sprayed with red cocoa butter and flickered with a darker orange to give a Mars-like effect 

Galaxy

Dark chocolate cup cake

Three toned icing with edible glitter throughout and garnished with edible stars and silver leaf - a little galaxy on top of your cup cake

Star

Coconut & passion fruit mousse

Sprayed bright yellow and with flecks of gold leaf; as bright as its name suggests

Moon

Cream cheese macaron

The two sides of the moon: dark grey and white

Asteroid

Aerated coffee cake

An aerated cake that is partially dried out to give the effect of an asteroid, with chocolate ganache in some of the natural craters

Space pop

Vanilla and chocolate cake pop

A cake pop with a chocolate disc in the centre, dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with popping candy


Date: 14th August 

Price: £60 per person 

Time: 2pm 

Venue: Cheneston's Restaurant at The Milestone Hotel & Residences 

Includes:  

·         Space-themed afternoon tea  

·         An afternoon in conversation with the curator of Moving to Mars 

In partnership with: The Design Museum’s ‘Moving to Mars’ exhibition 

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Location

Address

1 Kensington Court, W8 5DL

Area

Kensington

Nearest Station

High Street Kensington (Tube)


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  • Cuisine

    This event serves Afternoon Tea food.

Venue

Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel and Residences

Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel and Residences

Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel and Residences is available here in its finest form, highly commended at both the 2018 and 2019 Afternoon Tea Awards.  Located opposite Kensington Palace and a short distance from the Royal Albert Hall, Afternoon Tea at The Milestone Hotel offers traditional charm…

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