Time: 6:45pm to 9:00pm
Where: Pantry Restaurant (lower level), Novotel Brisbane
Come to our barbie on the deck and meet Leopold’s Treat!
A ‘Queenslander Barbeque’ is planned for the evening of Tuesday 28th March 2017. Whilst dining on local produce, meet other participants at the Forum and grow your network! Dress code is ‘smart casual’ – you are encouraged to wear your ‘traditional clothes’ or your best ‘islander shirt, pants, skirt or dress’?! Come and discuss life, culture and ecosystem services with people from different nations and with diverse backgrounds and disciplines.
When registering for the Forum you were requested to register your attendance at the Social Event. To those who registered for the Social Event, please check the back of your name tag for your dinner and 1 drink voucher (beer, wine and soft drink)! Further drinks can be purchased by participants at the bar. Dinner at the event includes (note: the menu is open to change based on the availability of seasonal and local produce; participants with special dietary needs will be reasonably accommodated for):
- freshly baked artisan breads
- mezze platters of seasonal antipasto and sliced prosciutto
- selection of salads
- garlic grilled Moreton Bay bugs
- harissa chicken fillets
- garlic and rosemary lamb cutlets
- ocean king prawn cutlets
- grilled gourmet sausages
- buttered potatoes with parsley, bacon and sour cream
- pesto grilled pumpkin and asparagus spears with extra virgin olive oil
- sliced tropical fruit with passion fruit
- blueberry and almond tart
- Queensland fruit topped pavlova
- fruit punch and iced teas
Introducing Leopold’s Treat!
Through music, local band ‘Leopold’s Treat’ will share their experiences and messages on nature and people. In 2016, the band received Emerging Artist of the Year in the Gold Coast Music Awards, having being selected as finalists in multiple categories, including Song of the Year for their track ‘Houndogs n’ Bullfrogs’. Leopold’s Treat was ranked amongst the top 10 for the Peoples Choice Award. Leopold’s Treat have connected their passion for the environment with creating music – they describe their music as ‘experimental acoustic folk’, seeing dynamic rhythms intertwined with emotive slide guitar and bright acoustic melodies. Listen to Leopold’s Treat talk about their message in the music and hear a live version of their new song ‘trust/feel’: