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Dear Exclusive Experience Member,

Our mouth-watering events here at Lainston House continue with a reminder of our Taste of Hampshire DInner later this month, the fun 'Pick Your Own Pimm's' event in May and just a little teaser on a new event for Lainston - the Big Band on the Lawns. But as ever, you need to be quick off the mark as interest is abound and places are limited.

Call us on 01962 776088 to book...

Taste of Hampshire Dinner: Friday 25th April 2008

Celebrating St George's Day, this is a truly English affair with mouth-watering dishes from all over Hampshire. Enjoy a stunning four-course dinner with accompanying wines.

£95 per person including dinner, reception aperitif and wines

Arrival 7.00pm, sit down 7.45pm

                                 The Menu - and our lovely local suppliers...

        Grilled Rosary goats cheese, confit portabella mushroom with sweet tomato dressing

       Local suppliers: Fundamentally Fungus, Stockbridge and Rosary Goats Cheese, Salisbury


                                                    Apple and rosemary ice lolly

                                      Local supplier: Hill Farm Orchards, Swanmore


Roasted loin of rare breed Gloucester Old Spot Pork, beetroot fondant, butternut squash purée

                                                            with curly kale

           Local suppliers: Uptons of Basset, Southampton and Sunnyfield Farm, Southhampton


                                                           Honeycombe parfait

                                               Local supplier: Roselea, Romsey


                                                    Coffee and Lainston Fudge



Pick your own Pimm's: Friday 16th May 2008

Join us for a delightful cocktail and canapés evening with a cocktail demonstration by the talented Lainston Bar Staff in our very own Kitchen Garden.

You can enjoy a garden tour from our dedicated team of gardeners and pick your own mint from the garden to complete your perfect Pimm's!

Discreetly sheltered in the grounds, the ancient, walled kitchen garden has recently been restored beyond it's former glory. Apart from supplying the hotel's award-winning kitchen with fresh herbs and vegetables, the Kitchen Garden is now a charming location for guests to enjoy contemplative, sweet smelling walks and early evening drinks parties!

£29.50 per person including canapés, cocktails and music

Arrival 6.00pm



Big Band on the Lawns - Sunday 3rd August

We have only just started selling tickets for this exciting new event at Lainston but they are already proving popular! Enjoy a rousing, toe-tappling performance of Big Band Classics by Duke Ellington, Count Basie and even some Glenn Miller as well as superb vocalists singing music of the Rat Pack, Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

Tickets are from £25 per person including canapés and a glass of champagne on arrival. Accommodation packages available. Doors open at 4.00pm and the concert begins at 5.00pm


Exclusive Experience card benefits do not apply for these events. To make a booking, please call us on 01962 776088.                           

                                         Lainston House Hotel, Sparsholt, Winchester, Hampshire SO21 2LT

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