A Fond Farewell To The Crypt Tea Room

Ellen Reid

The Crypt Tea Room at the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in St. John’s has been a summer time institution for well over two decades. In late February, it was decided by the cathedral parish to end this beloved annual summer tradition on a high note. It’s certain that a huge number of volunteers and patrons enjoyed the treats, fellowship, and ambiance that the crypt offered each year. Here are some memories of the tea room’s early days featuring some of our favourite friends. 

These photos were taken in the summers of 1997 and 1998.

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