Slideshow: Kettering tea room’s first anniversary bash

A tea room in Kettering has celebrated its first year in business with a themed celebration.

The Blitz, a tea room and jazz lounge in Sheep Street, opened in September last year.

The Blitz Tea Room and Jazz Lounge, in Sheep Street, Kettering, has celebrated its first anniversary with a war-themed evening

The Blitz Tea Room and Jazz Lounge, in Sheep Street, Kettering, has celebrated its first anniversary with a war-themed evening

It marked its first anniversary with a special party on Friday, September 5, with guests adorning period clothing.

The Blitz has won a host of awards in its first year – despite owner Allan Fosbrook saying he had had no prior experience of the industry.

A Canadian TV company has also announced its intention to come to the Kettering tea room to film an episode of its show exploring similar businesses around the world.