Bank Holiday Jazz Afternoon Tea

We would  like to welcome you to our first Jazz afternoon tea here at Wivenhoe House this August bank holiday .

Monday 27 August 2018

Good Time Jazz’  will be performing popular Jazz  tunes of the 1920/30s under our new garden gazebo. Guests will be  seated  alfresco overlooking our  sunken lawn  and beautiful parkland grounds, where our  traditional handmade prosecco afternoon tea will be served .


The sunken lawn is the perfect place to spend an sunny Summer afternoon

Sample Afternoon tea menu presented to you on a three tier cake stand

A glass of Prosecco

Selection of finger sandwiches
A homemade scones with clotted cream and strawberry preserve
Delicious selection of homemade cakes
Pot of loose leaf tea or cafetiere of fresh coffee

Afternoon tea setting


£27.95 per person

How to book

Tickets can be purchased directly by phone or email with no commission. Alternatively tickets are available through Eventbrite and a small fee will apply.


find us, however you travel
By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

Download our PDF Map

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.

By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.