Mid-Winter Dinner Christchurch

Date: 02 Jul 2021 - 02 Jul 2021
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Canterbury Club, 129 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch

After missing out last year, we are delighted to announce the return of the Mid-Winter Dinner for 2021. This year a very special event is planned.


Speaker: Dr. Ian Griffin

We’ve snared Dr. Griffin whose aurora hunting exploits have been in the news lately. Ian has marvelous experiences and knowledge to share. This is sure to be an evening full of beautiful images and spectacular tales of chasing the aurora australis.

Venue: The Canterbury Club, 129 Cambridge Terrace, Christchurch

It is a privilege to visit this historic venue with its many Antarctic connections. Kinsey hosted a private dinner here for Ernest Shackleton and the officers of the Nimrod and scientists of the British Antarctic Expedition on 30 December 1907.

Dress Code:  Smart casual

Menu: Our menu, like Shackleton’s, has braised lamb shoulder as the main dish.

The extras include baby roasted potatoes, spinach ricotta, raisin jus, dressed green salad or seasonal vegetables; lemon meringue pie with cream, tea and coffee.

NB– there are vegetarian and other alternatives available. PLEASE let us know when you book by phoning Anne on 03 351 6369 so this can be arranged.

Price: $55 per person

Drinks: A cash bar will operate, with slightly lower prices than most restaurants.

Bookings: are essential as spaces are limited

Use this link to make your reservation: Mid Winter Dinner Reservation

Payment: Payment in advance is appreciated.

Please pay into account 03 0802 0095005 000 with your name and MWD in the reference. If this is difficult for you, phone Anne 03 351 6369 to discuss.


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