Tea & Me

Tea & Me: tell us why you love a cuppa

Whether it’s English Breakfast, Chai or Rooibos, sipped from bone china, stoneware or titanium, Queenslanders enjoy a good cuppa.

State Library of Queensland, in partnership with Cancer Council Queensland’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, is seeking special tea cups and tea-related stories from individuals and communities across Queensland.

Stories collected will be added to State Library’s Tea & Me collection, and selected tea cups will be collected for display on the State Library’s iconic Queensland Terrace and online.

The story may be in the form of a special card, photograph, letter or other memento, or may be a tale told by text, sound or video file.

The tea cup may be one passed down through generations; the sole possession of your relatives when they arrived in Australia; a cup you used to share tea with a long lost friend; a reconciliatory cuppa with a family member, or one that sparks a special memory.

To share your special tea cup picture and story, or just tell us why you love a cuppa:

Visit: www.facebook.com/teaandme

Call: 07 3840 7879

If you need help with Facebook, visit your local Queensland public library.

Tea & Me is made possible with funding through the Queensland Library Foundation, which supports development and access to State Library’s collections for all Queenslanders.

For more information on Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea see www.biggestmorningtea.com.au

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