2019 Garden Party Photos

Opening ceremony

Opening ceremony of the 2019 British Garden Party and Fete. Photo courtesy Carolyn Kerouac.

We have a wealth of photos from the 2019 British Garden Party and Fête. Check them out in our gallery.

Stand to! The British Garden Party is here!

Garden Party maypole

Well, our British Garden Party has almost arrived. In a few short days our outdoor extravaganza (this Saturday) will be upon us, and everyone connected with this enterprise is quite excited and rarin’ to go. Needless to say, there are a lot of things that still need to be done during this “run up” week . . . → Read More: Stand to! The British Garden Party is here!

Maypole at the Garden Party

Maypole in Progress

Don’t be a Puritan Roundhead—come to the Cavalier side and join in the Maypole Dance. It’s fun for the whole family. (You don’t have to tell your kids what it’s all about.) The Dance Magnet Students of Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts will perform a Maypole Dance at 1:30 PM. . . . → Read More: Maypole at the Garden Party

Jumble at the Garden Party

White Elephant booth

One of the highlights of St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête is the Portobello Road White Elephant Booth. This booth features some of the most elegant jumble in the state of Maryland. Glassware, china, kitchen appliances, knick-knacks, bric-a-brac, curios—you name it. The objects range from the mundane to the eccentric. And everything is reasonably . . . → Read More: Jumble at the Garden Party

Children’s Activities at the Garden Party

There are all sorts of activities for children at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête. To begin, there are all sorts of interesting crafts to entertain the children. For $1, kids can paint a sun catcher, and for $3, they can paint a flowerpot. Or, for $1, they can have their face painted. . . . → Read More: Children’s Activities at the Garden Party

The British Garden Party is coming soon!

Maypole in Progress

Well, it is only a few days now (May 4th) until our annual British Garden Party, and there is still a lot to be done. The long-range weather prognostication given earlier by our resident forecaster, Fr Hawtin, for good weather seems to be holding up so far.

The Parish Life Committee (PLC) is getting . . . → Read More: The British Garden Party is coming soon!

Only two weeks left to go! Get ready to party!

White Elephant booth

It is later than you think! In two short weeks we will be celebrating Saint Stephen’s Annual British Garden Party on Saturday, May 4th. I have it on good authority (Fr Hawtin) that we can expect another excellent day, weather wise, with sunny spring-like temperatures. However, just in case something should fall through, it probably . . . → Read More: Only two weeks left to go! Get ready to party!

Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

Garden Party panorama

You don’t have to travel to England to have a genuine Afternoon Tea. You can find one right here in the Baltimore suburbs—at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête, Saturday, 4 May 2019, from 11:00 AM to the last seating at 2:00 PM. (Note that the last seating is an hour before the . . . → Read More: Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

Don’t look now! The party is just around the corner!

Teacup

Don’t look now but May 4th is fast approaching! What is so important about May 4th you say? Haven’t you been reading my articles? Tsk Tsk!! I cannot believe that you haven’t been paying attention.

With an enticement like this, how could you not visit the Garden Party Tea Shop?

Now I can understand . . . → Read More: Don’t look now! The party is just around the corner!

Christmas Pudding Bowls & Jelly Jars

Christmas puddings

Christmas puddings (in two sizes). Hard sauce also available

Please remember to bring your Christmas Pudding bowls and jelly jars back to church. We will need them for refills for next year’s Cookie Walk.

Cynthia Baker