Sky High Tea
Enjoy Sky High Tea at QT Hotel on the first Saturday of every month between June and October in the QT lounge on level 15. Executive chef Josh Smith-Thirkell has designed a delightful menu to include savoury treats like king salmon roe and crème fraiche blinis, and sweet sensations such as tiramisu cannoli and QT macaroons. Cost: $55 for adults, includes a glass of G.H. Mumm on arrival; and $35 for children aged five to 12.
Book your sky high seat: qthotels.com/canberra
It’s Pie Time! The Southern Pie-lands festival celebrating all things pies is back again for 2021, with a packed program filled with events old and new, including Pies and Pinot, Pie Tea, Pie-cycle tours and the new Great Southern Highlands pie drive.
The festival runs for the month of June, head to pietime.com.au for all the details.
A new festival, Creative Juices, will take place at Contentious Character winery on the June long weekend, showcasing Canberra Region talent in the form of food, wine and the arts. Events include performances from the Australian Dance Party, Dianna Nixon, and Somebody’s Aunt, as well as a kids’ hip hop workshop from Kulture Break and a long table lunch.
For more information and tickets: contentiouscharacter.com.au
The Winter Bites festival is on its way to the Snowy Valleys for events in Tumbarumba, Adelong and Batlow, promising food, wine, fringe events, workshops and tours and demonstrations. Headline musical acts Kasey Chambers and Busby Marou will be taking to the stage at Courabyra Wines, and each event will showcase ‘hero’ elements of each town. The action kicks off at Tumbarumba on Saturday 5 June.
Head to winterbites.com.au for all the details.