Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Game of Scones - Westerosi tea


Saturday, 6 April 2019
3pm

The Olde Ship
Santa Ana

As the Great War looms, we'll bid a fond farewell to Westeros as we know it by feasting and singing a song of ice and fire.

$6775 includes tea feast, GoT theme activities & trivia game, tax, gratuity & opportunities to win neat stuff

Menu to include something scrumptious along the lines of: cup of soup du jour, sausage roll, vol au vent, 4 tea sandwiches, 3 sweets, and of course scones with fixings + tea 

Westerosi attire welcomed and encouraged  

BE SURE TO INCLUDE NAMES OF GUESTS + WHICH HOUSE YOU IDENTIFY WITH
Your Paypal payment notification is you receipt and confirmation; There are no 'tickets'. Reservations refundable up to 2 weeks prior to event. Thereafter, if you're unable to attend, you may give your spot to a friend :)


Book Launch Tea for Esprit de Corpse by JS Devivre

Join JS Devivre, author of the the 1920s Tea Cozy Mysteries for the release of the penultimate installment in Penelope Price’s five-part story, set in Paris during the 1924 Olympics!

Price includes full Parisian-themed tea service, paperback book (at 30+ percent discount), tax, gratuity, trivia quiz, door prizes, party favor, and authory activities.

$59.95 (inclusive of the above) for Tea & Sympathy Investigative Agency agents
$62.45 (inclusive of the above) for NON-agents

Reservations accepted by Paris In A Cup beginning February 1st by telephone at (714) 538-9411.

Reservations are held with a credit card and refundable up to one week in advance. Thereafter, if you're unable to make it, please feel free to give your spot to a friend xo

Mission Innpossible Mystery Tea


SOLD OUT - Saturday, April 27, 2019
SOLD OUT - Sunday, April 28, 2019 
2-4pm

At the historic Mission Inn in Riverside, CA
Be prepared to walk around ... just a little

$57 {discounted} for TSIA Agents (includes afternoon tea service, mystery game, tax & gratuity)
$59.50 for NON-Agents (includes afternoon tea service, mystery game, tax & gratuity)
Add $15 for Mystery Gift (3 items selected to fit the theme)
PLEASE INCLUDE THE NAMES OF ALL THOSE IN YOUR PARTY. THANX!

Our mystery game will be set in 1935 and revolve around the rich history of the wonderful Mission Inn.

Note: We are an informal Meetup group, not a business. As such, we do not create or distribute "tickets" for our events. Your Paypal receipt guarantees your spot. Additionally, our admin Joy usually sends an email (to your Paypal address) letting you know she received your payment. All sales are final, and there are no refunds -- that said, if you are unable to attend, you may give your spot to a friend or we would be happy to help find someone to purchase your reservation from you. Reservation purchases made through third parties without our involvement will not be honored, so give us a ring before buying anything from anyone. Cheers!

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Briefcase Brunch tea & mystery at Spring Tea Garden

SOLD OUT

Join the Tea & Sympathy Investigative Agency for a Briefcase Brunch at Spring Tea Garden in Fullerton

Saturday, February 16 
at 10am

We'll work together to crack a cold case while dining on: Fresh Fruit, Scone with Cream and Jam, Three Tea Sandwiches (Assortment of Cucumber, Tomato, Avocado, Tuna Salad, and Egg Salad), Two Savory Sandwiches (Turkey and Ham), Bite Size Dessert, and a Pot of Tea.

$40 {discounted} for TSIA agents (includes mystery activity, tea service, tax, gratuity)
$42.50 for NON-agents (includes mystery activity, tea service, tax, gratuity)
Add $15 for 3-item mystery gift

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Nutcracker tea collection


For 4-tea sets, please list tea selection names when ordering
"Typically, one ounce will make 10-15 6-ounce cups of tea, depending on how strong you like it."
[source: TheTeaTable.com]




Friday, November 16, 2018

Petit Fours & Petty Crimes mystery tea


Enjoy a cold case over a hot cuppa with the Tea & Sympathy Investigative Agency

RESERVATIONS NOW CLOSED
Thursday, 17 January 2019
at 11am
Paris in a Cup

$46.60 {discounted} for TSIA agents, $49.10 for non-agents
includes mystery activity, Gigi’s Afternoon Tea 
(Warm scones with crème & jam, four assorted tea sandwiches, tea & of course, petit fours!), sales tax & gratuity. 
Reservation refundable up until 03 January 2019. Thereafter, if you're unable to attend, feel free to give your spot to a friend.

Add $15 for wrapped 3-item themed mystery gift

SANDRA, the Add Cart below button is for you :)

Price options

Friday, July 27, 2018

Poe-etic Justice at the Rue Morgue - Gothic interactive whodunnit




Edgar Allan Poe died mysteriously at age 40 after wandering Baltimore wearing someone else's clothes. The cause of death? To this day, no one knows.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 5pm
at Paris in a Cup, Orange CA

Join us as we enter the mind of Poe as the light fades from his eyes to determine how he met his maker. 6-18 roles will be available, playing characters from his short stories and poems. Costumes encouraged as well as Gothic attire, or whatever you feel comfortable in.

$62 all inclusive. Evening fare to be served, so invite the gents to join you. Menu info forthcoming.

This is the second event of our yearlong Une Tasse de Paris celebration with JS Devivre, author of the Tea Cozy Mysteries series. We have a slew of interconnected events scheduled in 2019 culminating in a trip to Paris at which we hope you'll join us

Note: These events tend to SELL OUT quickly, so jump on the phone to ensure your seat once tickets go on sale Aug 2. Reservations are a must and held with a credit card. Reservations for this event must be made by phone or in person, please do not email your request or leave a voice mail. Sorry, these requests will not be honored.  We need to speak with you to be guaranteed a spot.
Please call (714) 538-9411 to make your reservations, beginning Aug 2.


Thursday, July 26, 2018

Bring TTS to your town!

Ever wish you could have a Tea Travellers or Cup of Mystery event in your home town? One need simply ask. From tea talks on the history of tea rooms, the etiquette of afternoon tea, interactive whodunnits, PIs & Petit Fours sleuthing teas (these are new), author natter-n-noshes and more, our events may be able to come to you!



Author tea with the societea's own JS Devivre


Take tea with JS Devivre, author of the 1920s Tea Cozy Mysteries 
& lead detective at TSIA

Sunday, September 16th at 2:30pm
$49.95 inclusive

Joy will catch readers up on the first three books, One Lump of TwoReading Between the Leaves & this year’s release Objets d’Artifice, discuss upcoming activities and trips associated with the series, answer ‘non-spoiler’ questions, and let drop a few hints about Esprit de Corpse, the fourth installment that takes the Tea & Sympathy Investigative Agency to Paris!

And you can join your sleuthing sisters in the City of Light as part of Une Tasse de Paris, a weeklong vacation sponsored by Paris In A Cup. 
{Trip runs September 7-13/15, 2019}

Books and detective kits will be available for purchase.
Participating investigators will have the opportunity to pick up another ‘clue.’ 

Monday, June 18, 2018

Not to Be Trifled With - play a role or play dead!

Coming in July to Pamela's Tea Room, an intimate role-playing mystery

Call 714-897-9442 for reservations

Une Tasse de Paris




Our Paris trip plans are finis!
And we have beaucoup events to get you in the ooh la la mood between now and then.
Even better, we're partnering with Paris In A Cup French tea salon!






Monday, June 11, 2018

Building Paris

The construction of our Paris trip itinerary and site is coming apace :) Look forward to plans & prices in the days to come.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Tick tick tick

The bomb, ehrm I mean the clock is ticking! If you're planning on joining us for our Aug 24-27 RED HERRING SPY CRUISE, contact us now. Time's almost up!


Friday, June 8, 2018

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Join us for espionage & intrigue

Come play SPY with us at RED HERRING
an international mystery cruise 
Aug 24-27
$495 includes ship cabin, meals, entertainment, spy games

Monday, June 4, 2018

The art of tea - 001

"Tibetan Teapot with Apricots" (oil on linen) by Anne Songhurst

Friday, May 4, 2018

Spy v. Spy on the high seas

Who wants to play spy? Join us for our RED HERRING international espionage cruise. It's a weekend of cold war and hot spies ... and you're one of them!