Swinging Sixties Celebration in the Sounds16-18 Sepetember 2011
Dust off your winklepickers and get ready to party. Marlborough Sounds resort Bay of Many Coves will turn back time over the weekend of 16th-18th September with a Swinging Sixties celebration designed to relive the very best of the era.
Guests will enjoy a weekend of superb entertainment and classic 60’s cuisine, amidst the idyllic setting of a five star resort nestled in the Marlborough Sounds.
Kicking off with a quintessential cocktail and canapés in the Folk Club, Friday night features a decadent 9-course degustation dinner matching regional cuisine to the finest local ales and wines.
On Saturday night guest performers Andrew London - of Hot Club Sandwich fame, and Nick Tansley - who’s band The Mod Squad is well-known to fans of rock nostaligia, entertain with hits from the 60’s and 70’s.
Setting the scene for the evening’s entertainment is the 60’s Revival Dinner. Guests are invited to dress the part as they dine on Executive Chef Jonno Rogers’ contemporary take on iconic dishes of the era. From Prawn Cocktails to Bomb Alaska, Steak Diane to Black Forest Gateau and more – taste buds will trip down memory lane with a menu that traverses the culinary highlights of yesteryear.
With an emphasis on fun, revitalization and relaxation in the Bay of Many Coves luxurious accommodation, the Swinging Sixties weekend is one of a series of events at the resort over the winter months – a perfect season to take time out and experience the magic of the Marlborough Sounds. Optional activities during the Sixties weekend include cruising, kayaking, eco-touring and fishing excursions, native bush walks, spa treatments or simply relaxing in a steamy hot tub.
The Swinging Sixties Weekend package includes: two night’s accommodation in the resort’s luxury apartments, return water taxi from Picton Wharf to the Resort, 9-course degustation dinner on arrival night, Saturday lunch, the 60’s Revival Dinner plus welcoming drinks.
Prices start from $790 per person. Reservations are strictly limited.