Table with floral tablecloth, flowers and jug

It seems like forever ago that we first followed the white rabbit down into director Tim Burton’s breathtaking vision of that literary classic, Alice in Wonderland, and we’re still getting inspired by the recently-released sequel, Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Woman pouring tea, lemon teapot, cupcakes

Whatever your age, one of the most memorable things about the iconic stories is the Mad Hatter’s tea party. The most famous scene in one of the world’s most famous children’s books, it got us thinking about hosting our own Wonderland-themed afternoon tea – a great idea for kids’ birthdays but also inspiration for grown-up gatherings too (life is always better when there’s an occasion to meet up for cake).

Create the perfect tea party with this tea set from George Home

We’ve found these picks to help you host your own magical afternoon tea – after all, who can say no to sitting outdoors surrounded by magical hanging tea cups, being served fairytale-worthy bakes? There’s even some Alice in Wonderland-themed outfits to get the kids looking the part.

Get baking with our beautiful tea towel and apron set from George Home