A little bit of Britain in the heart of Timonium

The John F. Nicoll Pipe Band performs during the opening ceremonies of St Stephen's British Garden Party and Fête.

There were sunny smiles—if not sunny skies—at this year’s Garden Party and Fête. Again St Stephen’s provided a bit of Britain to the neighborhood with authentic food, pub offerings, a maypole, and a festive lawn party atmosphere as only the British can provide. Gross receipts totaled over $7,000.

The John F. Nicoll Pipe . . . → Read More: A little bit of Britain in the heart of Timonium

Children’s Activities at the Garden Party

Windsor Bouncy Castle

There are all sorts of activities for children at St Stephen’s annual Garden Party and Fête. One of the favorite attractions is the Windsor Bouncing Castle, which is available for children under 12 years in age and under 5 stone (70 pounds) in weight, for the nominal fee of 50¢. (Children playing in the . . . → Read More: Children’s Activities 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 . . . → Read More: Jumble at the Garden 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, 6 May 2017, from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Tea is served in Quimby Hall (the Parish Hall), with continuous service for the duration . . . → Read More: Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

Punch and Judy at the Garden Party

Punch and Judy at 2014 Garden Party

Have you ever seen a Punch & Judy show? We mean, a real Punch & Judy show? If you haven’t, now’s your chance. And if you’ve seen Professor Horn’s Punch & Judy Show at previous Garden Parties, you’ll know how riotously funny it is. There are jokes for all ages, and all the slapstick you’d . . . → Read More: Punch and Judy at the Garden Party

Garden Party in the news!

Video report by Jen Rynda/Baltimore Sun on the 2016 British Garden Party and Fête

The Baltimore Sun sent a videographer to the Garden Party. You can see the results (including interviews with the Rector and others) on their web page.

Video report by Jen Rynda/Baltimore Sun on the 2016 British Garden Party and Fête

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Punch & Judy at the Garden Party

Dr Horn's Punch & Judy Show at the 2014 British Garden Party & Fête. Photo courtesy Desperate English Housewife In Washington

We’re delighted to welcome back Professor Horn’s Punch & Judy Show to the British Garden Party and Fête, on Saturday, May 7th. The Garden Party runs from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Professor Horn will present his riotously (and we use that word advisedly) funny show three times: at 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and . . . → Read More: Punch & Judy at the Garden Party

Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

What could be more delightful than to partake of afternoon tea at the British Garden Party and Fête, on Saturday, May 7th? The Garden Party runs from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and the Tea Room is open for constant service. (Be forewarned, the line can be quite long. You can read all the . . . → Read More: Afternoon Tea at the Garden Party

Maypole at the Garden Party

Maypole in Progress

Edited to correct date

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.) There’s all sorts of entertainment, fun and games, and great food at our British Garden Party . . . → Read More: Maypole at the Garden Party

It’s nice to be noble;
 be a patron of our fête!

May Day! May Day! May Day! It’s almost upon us. There are just three weeks to the St Stephen’s Annual Garden Party and Fête. This means time is running out for you to join the ranks of the nobility by signing up as one of our noble patrons.

Prime Minister Lloyd George felt free . . . → Read More: It’s nice to be noble;
 be a patron of our fête!