Tales and Teapots

tales and teapots

Tales and Teapots is a chance for you and your friends, family and colleagues to celebrate your love of reading together while raising money to give disadvantaged children the literacy skills they need to succeed in life. 


Nadiya HussainWe are delighted that author and Great British Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain is encouraging baking and book fans to get involved with Tales and Teapots this year. Sign up to be a party host and you will receive a specially adapted recipe from her book Nadiya’s Bake Me a Story inside your party pack.


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Host a Tales and Teapots party

Sign up for your free party pack 

Your party pack is filled with everything you need to host your own Tales and Teapot party – from invitations to posters, bunting and balloons. Email us for more information. 


Save the date

Choose a date and invite your friends, family and colleagues. Remember to ask them to bring their favourite books! 


Get baking! 

Check your party pack for a specially adapted recipe from Nadiya’s Bake Me a Story. 


Set the scene

Decorate the room with posters, bunting and balloons and be ready to serve tea and cake to your guests in exchange for a donation.


Tell tales

Share your favourite stories and swap books with your guests. We’d love you to share the copy of Zookeeper Zoe,  which is included in your party pack. You could even hold a book sale during the party. 


Share your Tales and Teapots party on social media

Share pictures of your party on social media. You could take a snap of your favourite book or your favourite cake, then share it using #TalesandTeapots, being sure to tag @Literacy_Trust. 


Send in your donations 

Collect the donations from your party and pay in your money to the National Literacy Trust online using the reference ‘Tales and Teapots’. 


Thank you for hosting a Tales and Teapots party!