Fat Tuesday

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What: Aurora’s fourth annual indulgence of food, wine and song to mark the traditional date of Mardi Gras, Carnival and Shrove Tuesday.

The theme for the event is 8 on 88. 8 delectable performances and 88 keys (with the baby grand piano taking centre stage. The following performers will appear at the event:

  • Gabby Millgate (Muriel’s Wedding, Full Frontal)
  • Brett Every
  • Lady Sings It Better
  • Christopher Green (Tina C, Ida Barr)
  • Phil Scott (The Wharf Revue)
  • Jeremy Brennan (Jersey Boys),
  • The Carpenters from Kempsey
  • Liesel Knievel (Hard Boiled Lolly, Six Quick Chicks)


Acclaimed Sydney chef Peter Conistis has designed a modern Mediterranean feast for the event, and will be head chef for the night.

When: Tuesday 22 February 2011
Where: Civic Dining, on Level 1 of The Civic, corner of Pitt & Goulburn Streets Sydney
Time: 6.30pm Arrivals
6.30pm – 7.00pm Ideal time for social shots
7.00pm Performances and formalities commences
8.05pm Aurora Chairperson speech and major funding announcement
10.15pm Event concludes

Fat Tuesday is a proud to be a 2011 Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival Event.

Note: Media representatives and photographers are invited to attend this event at any time during the evening to capture the different Fat Tuesday performances, and welcome to stay to enjoy a drink on the evening.

For further information, including on performance times of particular artists, contact:
Jordan Bradley
Contact details – Jordan@auroragroup.com.au
Phone – 0414 523 486