Trafalgar Night Royal Navy Dinner in the Painted Hall - Greenwich - 20 October 2005

 

Greenwich dinner

A magnificent, traditional Trafalgar Night Royal Navy dinner in the Painted Hall of the old Royal Naval College Greenwich on 20th October.

Price: £ 200.00

 

The opportunity to dine with the Royal Navy at a magnificent, traditional Trafalgar Night dinner in the Painted Hall of the Old Royal Naval College (Greenwich) on 20th October.

Dress for the occasion is Black Tie or Royal Navy 2A (White Waist-Coat) with miniatures.
From 7pm Guests arrive and will be greeted and led to a Champagne reception by actors in period costume as Marines and seamen of 1805, accompanied by the music of the Royal Marines Orchestra. The call to dinner will follow at 8pm.

The four-course meal includes the traditional parading of a ‘Baron of Beef’ by actors dressed as seamen to the beat of a Royal Marine drummer accompanied by a piccolo player; also in period costume. The final course will be chocolate ‘Ships of the Line’, which again, will be paraded before being served. White and Red wines will be served during the meal and Port at the end.

 

After toasting Her Majesty, the guest of honour: the Commander-in-Chief Fleet, Admiral Sir Jonathon Band KCB, will address the diners and propose the toast to ‘The Immortal Memory’. The dinner will conclude with the singing of sea-shanties and for those who wish to, the evening will continue with a cash bar open until midnight, after which guests will depart.

MENU
Leviathan’s Prize from The Deep
Smoked Trout Mousse wrapped in Smoked Salmon
Fighting Temeraire
Roast Baron of English Beef Winter Vegetables
Swiftsure’s Scurvy Stopper
Lemon and Hazelnut Roulade With a Balsamic Glazed Fig
Band of Brothers’ Ships of the Line and Coffee
Note: Vegetarian and Special Dietary requirement menus available