TEA IN SPORT IN THE 1900’S…

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Did you know that in the early 1900’s the great lawns of private estates were filled with countless croquet and badminton fanatics.

They spent their summer days playing these games until the early evening.

Of course, to keep them from becoming dehydrated they had regular stops for drinks and their favourite choice of refreshment was ‘tea’, which was taken in the lawns and countryside amid the badminton, shuttlecocks and rosewood mallets.

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