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WRA NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2019


WRA NEWSLETTER – DECEMBER 2019

Dear Residents,

With just under a month to go until Christmas Day, the December newsletter has a festive theme.
 

RESIDENTS’ CHRISTMAS DO – Friday 13th December

Just a reminder of the details of the Christmas get together. We’ve had a good response so far but we do need to confirm numbers with the venue soon. As last year, we’re holding at the Fisherman’s Haunt and the date is Friday 13th December, starting at 7pm. There will be a welcoming drink of mulled cider for everyone.

For those who would like to eat, the menus are below. We’ve been asked to preorder to make sure that everyone can have their choice so, if you’d like to join in, please could you reply to wra@winktonpark.co.uk with your names and menu choices. We’ll collate them and get them back to the venue. If you’d rather book direct because you’d like to eat earlier, please feel free and we can add you into the overall numbers. Please note, you will be able to use your Resident’s Discount Card as usual on food (if anyone who has moved in recently doesn’t have a card, please say and we’ll make sure you get one).

It was a really good evening last year, so we’re looking forward to seeing lots of our neighbours to raise a glass for the festive season.

CHRISTMAS PARTY MENU
(v) vegetarian (vg) vegan (df) dairy free (gf) gluten free 

STARTERS

Fuller’s London Porter smoked salmon, pickled beetroot,  horseradish & toasted Golden Pride sourdough (df)

Chicken liver parfait, red onion chutney, toasted brioche, brandy jelly Curried roasted romanesco soup, raita, shallot bhaji (vg/gf) Wild mushrooms, fried duck egg, truffle, pecorino, walnuts, Brussels sprouts (v/gf/df)

Asahi tempura tiger prawns, garlic crouton, sweet & sour sauce (df) 

MAINS

Usk Vale turkey breast, chestnut & apricot stuffing, pigs in blankets, gravy,  cranberry & mandarin jam (gf)

Gressingham duck leg, tarka dhal, raita (gf) Salmon en croûte, Chablis cream sauce

Braised Scottish beef feather blade bourguignon & parsnip (gf/df)

Baked cumin carrot & wild carrot mousse, rainbow chard & beetroot tarte,  macadamia nut & toasted Golden Pride sourdough crumbs (vg)
Served with sharing plates of roast potatoes & a selection of seasonal vegetables (v)

PUDDINGS

Fuller’s Black Cab Christmas pudding, Fuller’s brandy butter ice cream

Rhubarb savarin cheesecake, clotted cream shortbread, Fuller’s chocolate ice cream (gf)

Poached berries, yuzu gel, hazelnut crumb (vg/gf/df)

Speckled bread & butter pudding, crème anglaise & Fuller’s vanilla ice cream

Set milk chocolate parfait, raspberries, honeycomb & Fuller’s raspberry sorbet (gf)
2 course £25pp    3 course £29pp

CHRISTMAS FINGER BUFFET

Pulled jackfruit taco, mango salsa (vg/df)
Mini fish & chips (df)
Lamb kofta, minted raita
Beef, mushroom & London Pride pie
Pigs in blankets
Turkey, orange & cranberry sliders
Brandy, wild mushroom vol-au-vent
£17pp
Perfect for groups grazing

CAROLS ON BURTON GREEN – Sunday 8th December

There will be carols on the green and tree light switching on 8th December on Burton Green at 4pm. There will be a collection with proceeds going to Burton & Winkton Care group, who help people of all ages living in the villages.

BURTON PRIMARY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAIR – Friday 13th December

ST LUKE’S CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

The theme of the festival is ‘Trees around the World.

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We hope to see lots of you at the Christmas Do. If anyone has any questions or suggestions in the meantime, please do feel free to write to your Residents’ Association on wra@winktonpark.co.uk. With best Christmas wishes from your committee – Sarah Boyce, Sammy Bragg, Cheryl Pountain, Beryl Squires and Simon Smith

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