Sip and Savour - Lake Macquarie
Friday 31 March 2023 to Sunday 02 April 2023
A fully immersive “taste of the region” sensory and cultural experience, Sip and Savour Lake Macqaurie will deliver this summer’s feature celebration!
A full weekend featuring the best in food, drink, entertainment and culture. Sip and Savour delivers a program of carefully curated events and experiences presented by industry experts and household names, showcasing the local innovation and diversity against a backdrop of stunning landscapes, live music and culture.
Sip and Savour Lake Macquarie is supported through the NSW Government’s Regional Events Acceleration Fund (REAF).
Sip and Savour is the largest and best celebration of artisan food and drink producers representing the ingredients of the local regions with live music and comedy celebrating both iconic and emerging talent including award winning artists Birds of Tokyo (Sat), Phil Jamieson (Sun) and the Pierce Brothers (Fri)
There will be cooking demonstrations presented by Geoff Jansz and local culinary talent. Sip and Savour will be showcasing unique regional produce, market stalls, artisan crafts, masterclasses, food and drink pairing and industry forums and kids activities.
Access and Inclusion Statement
A quiet space is available at the venue/ facility
Allows a person's carer free entry into participating venues and events
Actively welcomes people with access needs.
Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
Employ people with disability
Have a wheelchair/scooter charging station (power point) in an accessible location
Have accessibility information and photos, including of a bathroom, room and/or floor plan on your website (can be emailed on request)
Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked
Have step free access to restaurant, lounge and bar
Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)
Offer a range of contact methods for receiving complaints
Offer multiple options for booking - web, email, phone
Train your staff in communicating with people who are deaf or have hearing loss
Train your staff in communicating with people with learning or behavioural challenges
Train your staff in disability awareness
Use floors/coverings which are slip resistant, firm and smooth
Use Plain English / easy read signage and information (includes menus and emergency information)
Welcomes and assists people who have challenges with learning, communication, understanding and behaviour. (includes people with autism, intellectual disability, Down syndrome, acquired brain injury (ABI), dyslexia and dementia)