Summer Social – 17th June 2015


Time is fast approaching this years Summer Social. Our venue for this years event on the 17th June is The Pear Tree at Purton, nr Swindon Wilts, SN5 4ED (please note change of venue from AGM).

We did send a combined Reunion and Summer Social email earlier in the year to gauge the level of support for these events and some of you have already indicated you would be attending BUT this is the real thing. If you are coming along to the Summer Social, please reply by email with NAME/S of all those in your party and menu choices, menu choices no later than 1 week before.

The Pear Tree have agreed to individuals or groups settling up on leaving the hotel. This will be organised by the Hotel using a “raffle ticket” system, bit like your mess number really, to allow you to order drinks, wine food etc during your stay.

The three course lunch is £25 pp with arrangements in place at an additional charge for pre lunch drinks, tea/coffee to be available from 11:00 hrs, with lunch staring at 12:30 hrs.

The Lunch Menu:-

Spiced butternut squash soup, coconut cream, coriander & curry oil

Salmon cocktail with cornichon & caper, cucumber, yoghurt & grain mustard sauce

Duck, pistachio & cranberry terrine, prune puree & caramelized apple

Roast breast of corn-fed chicken, chinese five spice, sage & onion crumb, spring onion cream sauce

Smoked Wiltshire pork tenderloin, apricot & bacon sauce, finished with cream & tarragon

Baked fillet of sea bream, soy, lime & ginger with anise & cardamom scented rice

Aubergine & feta roulade, toasted hazelnuts, grilled courgette

Iced raspberry parfait, toasted meringue & raspberry coulis

Warm treacle tart, apple & cinnamon smoothie

Dark chocolate meringue arliquin, coffee bean sauce

If you are coming along, early decisions are needed as they are very popular events. Max numbers are 48 in total.


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