Poisoned High Tea

Sunday 24 February 3pm – 5pm
1906 Restaurant at HMT £22/£30 inc.Prosecco

Cosy up on Sunday afternoon with a piping hot cuppa and a plate full of delicious treats—and learn about the deadly possibilities of everything on the menu! Dr Kathryn Harkup, author of A is for Arsenic, has the lowdown on the myriad poisons used by literary Grande Dame Agatha Christie, whose special skill was making the ordinary deadly, and putting common household items to uncommonly wicked use!

While you dine, Dr Harkup will talk about some of Christie’s favourite poisons, describing how the Queen of Crime deployed them, and where she found her inspiration. It all adds up to one unforgettable meal.