Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Mother's Guide; Forget the Scented Soap, Here Are Some of the Best Treats for Mums This Sunday

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Mother's Guide; Forget the Scented Soap, Here Are Some of the Best Treats for Mums This Sunday

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Byline: VICTORIA STEWART AND JASMINE GARDNER

DAYS OUT

Discount dance (and tea) Readers can get [pounds sterling]10 off tickets to a Mother's Day full afternoon tea and dancing at The Park Lane Hotel. The dancefloor will be open to guests, with a string quartet and ballroom dancing performances from experts.

[pounds sterling]49 or [pounds sterling]39 each for Evening Standard readers who email standard@afternoontea.co.uk.

Sunday 3pm, The Park Lane Hotel, W1, 020 7499 6321, www.afternoontea.com.

Frugal flowers Let your mum create her own stunning bouquet at Sweet Pea Floral Design's flower-arranging workshop, followed by tea, cake and sparkling wine. She can take home her arrangement plus a lovely goody bag (and a 20 per cent discount voucher for her next bouquet or lesson if you quote Evening Standard when booking).

[pounds sterling]50, 10:30am-12:30pm/2pm-4pm, Saturday (bouquet workshop) and Sunday (centrepiece workshop), 55 Neal Street, WC2, 084 4561 7286, www.sweetpeaflowers.co.uk.

Creative chocolate Learn to handmake chocolates at My Chocolate workshop in Farringdon then take them home with a free goody bag containing cocoa butter moisturiser, vanilla candles and a bottle of champagne. Quote Evening Standard and get a 10 per cent discount.

[pounds sterling]58.50/mothers, [pounds sterling]44.10/offspring.

Workshops 10.30am/2.30pm/6.30pm, Suite B1, 16-16a Baldwin's Garden, EC1, 020 7269 5760, www.mychocolate.co.uk.

BEAUTY

Thrifty Threading No need to be completely altruistic on Sunday. Buy one eyebrow threading treatment for your mum at Blink Brow Bars and get your own brows shaped for free.

[pounds sterling]17 until 31 March. Find Blink in Selfridges, Harvey Nichols, Fenwicks and House of Fraser, Westfield, www.blinkbrowbar.com.

Economical eye make-up Get the experts to make-over your mother at Lost in Beauty make-up boutique in Primrose Hill, with 10 per cent off an eye makeup lesson (quote Evening Standard when booking). Try several looks and get instructions for recreating them.

Guests get free afternoon tea.

[pounds sterling]45 for 60 mins (mother)/[pounds sterling]76. …

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