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Shadows of Empire: Taking Tea at Preston Manor

24 May to 27 October 2024
Dying for a cuppa? From theft to drug smuggling to war, the history of tea holds shocking secrets. This new interactive experience unwraps the story through hands-on interactive puzzles, previously unseen images and curios including the newly restored mechanical Edwardian Dream Machine. Discover how past inhabitants and guests of Preston Manor enjoyed their cuppas oblivious to the human cost of teatime.