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Enjoy an evening of cuisine and culture

Escape to the land of the pyramids with an unmissable evening of cuisine and culture.

Indulge in a delectable four-course feast inspired by Egypt's tantalising flavours and warming spices, paired with beverages from Canberra’s most celebrated producers – Collector Wines, Underground Spirits and BentSpoke Brewery.

Immerse yourself in Egyptian culture as you dine at an elegant long-table banquet prepared by Broadbean Catering & Events, in the soaring spaces of our Gandel Atrium. Hear from the exhibition curator over dinner and enjoy an exclusive after-hours viewing of the remarkable Discovering Ancient Egypt exhibition.

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6.30–9.30pm, Gandel Atrium
All inclusive: $190 per person
Group discount for booking of 6+: $175 per person

A long table set with plates and wine glasses, bowls filled with salad topped with pomegranates, and atmospheric lanterns at the centre of the table.

Menu, drink pairings and tasting notes

Meet our beverage partners

Collector Wines was founded by Alex McKay in 2005 with a handful of cool climate shiraz and a determination to make elegant, long-lived wines. His Marked Tree Red Shiraz 2005 went on to become NSW Wine of the Year. Using grapes from vineyards across the Canberra district, Collector Wines are renowned for their pure regional expression and varietal definition.

Underground Spirits is a boutique distillery crafting award-winning, premium spirits. Using natural ingredients and pristine water from the Canberra region, they distil their products with local botanicals and sustainably produced Australian grains, perfecting them through cryofiltration.

BentSpoke Brewing Co. is an award-winning craft beer maker with national and international recognition. Their flagship beer, Crankshaft, has ranked as Australia’s number one India Pale Ale for 7 years running in the GABS Hottest 100. Making the most of Canberra’s water, BentSpoke creates exceptional brews that push the boundaries of quality beer and cider brewing and are unafraid of bending the rules of how beer and cider should be made, all with an absolute commitment to full flavour and exceptional quality.

Performers

Sara Martini is a celebrated Middle Eastern and North African Canberra-based dancer and teacher across Australia, including at the Adelaide and Perth Fringe Festivals, SpringOut and Canberra’s Multicultural Festival. Sara blends belly dance, or raks sharqi, with fan and silk dancing, captivating audiences with her skill, magic and flair.

Anthony Tadros formed a love for ancient Eastern music early in life and began playing oud at the age of 12. Born and raised in Canberra to Egyptian parents, today Anthony leads the choir at his local Coptic Orthodox Church and continues to play the oud as a hobby. His repertoire includes traditional Coptic hymns that embody the essence of ancient Egyptian music, some of which date back to the era of the pharaohs.

Logos for BentSpoke Brewing Co, Collector Wines, Underground Spirits Australia.

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