What is it?
The Cream Tea Club provides an opportunity to network in a relaxed atmosphere with other local businesses over a cream tea in a collection of South West venues.
Who it's for
Anyone in business, who owns a business or has an interest in business and who would like to come and get together with likeminded people!
A yummy cream tea, friendly conversation, prize draws, goodies, giveaways and the chance to explore some of the region’s best venues.
OUR NEXT NETWORKING EVENT
Friday 19th November 2021
At Boringdon Hall Hotel & Spa
3pm – 5pm
We’re delighted to say that our next Cream Tea Club event will be taking place at Boringdon Hall Hotel & Spa on Friday 19th November 2021 3pm – 5pm.
Our guest speaker is Stephen Barrett, Wine Educator and Wine Events Organiser.
We can’t wait to see you all for #dollopsofnetworking
Any questions? Drop us a line.
Our venues for 2021
Each Cream Tea Club event is hosted by one of our partner venues, showcasing some of the South West's best venues for corporate functions and hospitality. We had planned a number of events at different venues in 2020 but unfortunately had to cancel due to Covid-19. We're looking forward to getting our events underway again in 2021.
Sitting in an idyllic town meets country location, Boringdon Hall is the perfect place for luxury Devon escapes, fine dining and wellbeing spa breaks with the Gaia Spa. Five-star Boringdon Hall boasts a variety of private events spaces, two restaurants, fire-lit lounges, enchanting nooks, manicured grounds and complimentary WiFi throughout. Cream Tea Club host 8th February 2018 and 19th November 2021.
Boringdon Park is a friendly golf club in Plymouth set in 400 acres of glorious parkland with two courses just a five-minute drive from the A38. Both courses have their own enjoyable challenges and unparalleled views of Plymouth Sound, Devon and Dartmoor. Whether you’re a complete beginner or seasoned golfer you’ll receive a warm welcome. Host of our first Cream Tea Club Golf Event on 23rd July 2021.
The award-winning Salcombe Harbour Hotel & Spa is recognised as one of the most desirable waterside hotels in the UK. Facilities include a coastal retreat spa, private cinema, waterside restaurant with wide outdoor terraces, and a dedicated wedding venue; all taking in the panoramic vista, overlooking one of the most dramatic coastlines in the UK. Cream Tea Club host 21st June 2018 & 10th September 2021.
Our Corporate Partners
Thank you to our corporate partners who bring added value to our Cream Tea Club guests, with their professional advice and service. Our corporate partners will also be contributing to our events throughout the year, so make the most of the opportunity to get to know them better this year and to see how they can help your business.
As award winning web design & digital marketing specialists, we help build your project to give you results that are designed to last. We’re big on strategy, collaboration and long-term relationships. And, with a hand picked team who look at the bigger picture, we deliver creativity, inspiration and experience every time. We also run and promote the Cream Tea Club.
H.M. Williams are a down to earth accountancy firm based in Plymouth offering a comprehensive accountancy service to a wide client base. They can provide expertise and value for money across many financial requirements.
South West Growth Service (SWGS) have a passion for business and the South West and recognised a gap for the provision of high-quality business support, easily accessed and at a price that organisations can afford. Through our exceptional links across the South West we have developed this consultancy to deliver world class support to all sizes of business.
The Samphire Club is networking at its purest. Members – senior level individuals and corporate partners from the private sector – are encouraged to build relationships that may, over time, develop into business opportunities. Every Samphire Club event, from a select working breakfast to a drinks party at sunset, follows a perfect recipe, bringing shared values, interests, personalities and possibilities together in outstanding settings.
Like Minds each year run the Nudge Innovation & Ideas Festival which usually takes place in Exeter in October. However, due to Covid-19, they have launched the Online Lockdown Festival which will run every month. The first festival starts on Monday 20th April & includes masterclass sessions delivered by leading business experts.
Lighthouse Financial Advice, a division of the Lighthouse Group, operate across the UK and conduct in-depth, personal financial reviews for individuals and businesses. We aim to help implement financial decisions in areas of savings and investments, insurance, mortgages and protection, amongst others.
Thank you to our Cream Tea Club Suppliers who provide their amazing products for our yummy cream teas.
Happy Healthy Cornish Cows. Makers of the finest Cornish Clotted Cream, Cornish Milk and Butter. Trewithen Dairy donates all the cream and milk for this years Cream Tea Club.
Owens Coffee are an artisan West Country coffee supplier and roaster. We produce high quality, award winning coffee which is 100% Organic and Fairtrade. Our coffees are profiled, blended and roasted by us, therefore we are 100% in control of the quality, blend, freshness and flavour. We also will be providing tea for the Cream Tea Club events too!
Janner Jam is a Plymouth based company, making a range of sweet and savory preserves using delicious ingredients and no artificial additives. Janner Jam will be providing all the jam for this year's events.
The G&Tea story began out of a desire to create something truly special for our fellow Gin lovers. Selecting some of our finest whole leaf teas, herbs and fruits from around the world, they have worked with the masters at Colwith distillery in Cornwall to infuse our exquisite natural teas and carefully selected botanicals into the finest craft Gin. G&Tea will be providing tastings at our events.
Become a Partner of the Cream Tea Club
If you enjoy our Cream Tea Club events, then why not become more involved by becoming a Partner? Corporate Partners are exclusive to their sector and offered the following:
- 2 complimentary tickets per networking event.
- Promotion at each event by bringing along a pop-up stand or any other material.
- A partner page on creamteaclub.co.uk
- Advertising in our regular mailings
- Promotion on social media
- A PDF certificate to recognise becoming a partner of the Cream Tea Club
- Invitation to a partner lunch
Annual Partner of the Cream Tea Club - price given on application
It’s worth also remembering that by becoming a partner, you are supporting our chosen charity of the year. Donations are made from the income generated from our events and membership. NB. We have limited spaces available to become a partner of the Cream Tea Club
Our chosen charity
A donation from the proceeds of the Cream Tea Club goes to our charity, Shekinah, a Devon based charity that provides opportunities for people affected by homelessness, drug and alcohol issues, offending behaviours or mental ill-health.
Shekinah sees the person first, so they can work together to enable them to be the person they want to be.
They have a range of projects across a number of locations and provide a safe space for people to develop their skills, regain their self-worth and go on to live independent and fulfilling lives.
To find out more about Shekinah, their work or how to get involved, contact Soo Brizell or Andy Kebby on 01752 203480, or visit the Shekinah website.
Want to know how you can support Shekinah?
There are so many different ways that you can get involved Shekinah. Whether it's helping to raise funds, or simply becoming a volunteer.
The Cream Tea Club - Dollops of Business Networking. An opportunity to network in a relaxed atmosphere with other local businesses over a cream tea in a collection of South West venues.
The Cream Tea Club is presented by "Made with Maturity" - web design and digital marketing specialists. We are a super-friendly award-winning team of creatives, building first class digital projects that deliver long lasting results. We’re big on strategy, collaboration and long-term relationships. And, with a handpicked team who look at the bigger picture, we deliver creativity, inspiration and experience every time.