Every year we support over 1000 people who need help in their time of need. This may be by providing some of them with a safe place to live, it might be helping others into work and education. At the core, we are passionate about creating positive opportunities for people to thrive and to feel a sense of belonging in their community.

Will you hold a “Devon’s Big Cream Tea” with your family, friends or work colleagues? 

For a suggested donation of £3, your guests will enjoy your delicious homemade scones, fresh jam and cream, and of course a nice cup of tea or coffee! All you have to do is:

  1. Pick a date and time
  2. Invite your friends and neighbours
  3. Source your ingredients
  4. Put up your posters and balloons to welcome your guests
  5. Place stickers on empty jars for donations (we suggest £3 per person)
  6. Enjoy baking
  7. Chat and pour tea for a couple of hours
  8. Let us know how it went, we love to hear your stories!

To help you in your planning you will receive a pack which includes:

  • 3 A4 posters
  • 10 invitations
  • 3 balloons
  • 3 stickers
  • A scone recipe with special thanks to Exeter Cookery School
  • 1 Pen

To request a pack you can ring us on 01392 410530, email events@ymcaexeter.org.uk, or complete the form below. We look forward forward to sharing another year of cream teas with you!