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Valley’s finest cuisine for inaugural Dinner in the Paddock

The picturesque site for Dinner in the Paddock; the lagoon at Turtle Creek.
The picturesque site for Dinner in the Paddock; the lagoon at Turtle Creek.


Canapés followed by spit sirloin by Iron & Craig’s Antony Perring, a vegetable roast by Caperberry Cafés Mary Drum and Peter Nicholson of Nicholson Fine Foods delivering the sweets are just some of treats in store for those attending the inaugural Dinner in the Paddock next month.
The fundraising dinner is being held from 6pm on Saturday, August 29, at Turtle Creek on the Lawrence – Grafton Road, Lower Southgate. All courses will be complemented by selected Coopers Beers and the finest New England wines selected by valley wine critic, Max Crus.
As well as some of the Clarence Valley’s best chefs and fine regional wines, guests will enjoy live jazz music, cabaret and art from many regional artists for guests to enjoy while dining at this amazing rural property.
Dinner in the Paddock is presented by The Gallery Foundation of the Grafton Regional Gallery as a fundraiser for the development of gallery facilities and collections. It is also a promotional event for the arts and crafts of the Clarence Valley.
Expected to sell out fast, tickets for the night go on sale at 9am Saturday, August 1, and can be bought at the gallery and on The Gallery Foundation website for $110 each.
Check out all about the paddock events on the Foundation’s website, Facebook, Instagram and hashtag #artinthepaddock2015
For more information contact the Grafton Regional Gallery on 6642 3177.