The Lancre Gala Dinner

27 June 2022

by Roy Ayres

Oyez! Oyez! Oyez! Your Kingliness, your soon-to-be Queenliness, Honoured Guests, People of Lancre, Bad Ass and surrounding hamlets:

Be it hereby known that at 7pm on the evening of Sunday the 21st day of August, overlooking the splendour of the Lancre Gorge, there will be held a glittering reception and banquet to honour the Marriage of his Majesty King Verence and Miss Magrat Garlick (Witch) !

All are welcome, although we do ask that you dress in your finery in order to do honour to their Majesties. Entertainments will be provided.1

Tickets will be made available, at the price of £65.00 per head 2 from 7pm on Friday 1st July, either from the bar of the Goat and Compasses or, for preference, the Gala Dinner section of your Membership page.


Options (See here for pictures of some of the dishes)

  • Pea and mint soup (GF, DF, Vegan)
  • Butternut squash, spinach and goats cheese tartlet with garden salad and balsamic dressing (V)
  • Counterweight continent duck breast with a honey and ginger dressed salad and fresh orange (GF, DF)

  • Braised beef with horseradish mash, roasted baby veg with jus (GF)
  • Chicken breast wrapped in parma ham with a red wine jus, mushroom and thyme risotto, butternut squash and green beans (GF, DF option available)
  • Pan fried Quirmian Cod on crushed new potatoes, with cherry vine tomatoes and spinach (GF, DF)
  • Sweet Potato, chickpea and cauliflower genyooin klatchian curry with basmati rice (GF, DF, Vegan)

  • King Verence's Fruit Fool (GF)
  • Nanny Ogg's Cherry tart with clotted cream and cherry coulis
  • Magrat's Marmalade brownies with vegan vanilla ice cream and candied orange (Vegan)

1 NOT from the Fools' Guild. His Majesty was VERY emphatic.

2 Current exchange rate is approximately one goat = £20 or one donkey = £25.