Surrey Life Tea or Coffee Shop of the Year 2013 sponsor: The Great Big Event Company

PUBLISHED: 14:37 17 July 2013 | UPDATED: 14:37 17 July 2013

Gillian Botte Isaac

Gillian Botte Isaac


The Great Big Event Company delivers personalised events for a range of clients, from well known brands and individuals to corporates and charities. They chose to back the Tea Shop of the Year category at the Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards 2013

The Great Big Event Company

3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford GU2 7YB


Person interviewed: Gillian Botte Isaac, founder and managing director


Why did you choose to sponsor this particular category?

We have an interest in afternoon teas, and having lived and travelled in foreign parts (Kenya, Middle East, Malaysia), tea is a passion for me.

What are you most looking forward to about the awards?

The different categories, and meeting like-minded businesses and people who are interested in Surrey businesses focusing on food and drink.

• The Surrey Life Food & Awards 2013 take place at Foxhills in Ottershaw on Thursday October 31. To nominate your favourites, send an e-mail with up to 100 words about why they deserve to win and ‘SLFDA’ in the subject line to or download a form at and post it to Surrey Life Food & Drink Awards, 28 Teville Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1UG. The closing date is August 31, 2013.

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