Author Archives: Joan Higgins

CHRISTMAS…HOGMANAY and BURNS NIGHT at the Scottish Hall

The Caledonian Society will be holding our New Year Party in the Scottish Hall on Monday 31st December.  Tickets are £18 in ADVANCE only from the society.  Ring 01202 603577 for information.  This is a fun night when we see in the New Year in a traditional Scottish way… games, dancing and fun.    You are welcome to join us.

BURNS NIGHT will be celebrated on Thursday 24th in the Scottish Hall.  The Mayor of Bournemouth will be coming so black tie and smart dress for this occasion please.   All the traditional Toasts and food will be here.  The Haggis will be Piped in and some short speeches made….The Address to the Haggis and to the Lassies and a good evening had by all.    Once again come and join us and see what the Scots do on Burns Night.

Tickets are also £18.  Book now.  Phone our secretary at 01202 603577   Places limited.

A Halloween Ceilidh on Thursday 25th October

Come and join us for our Halloween bit of fun, with all the old fashioned traditional things we used to do as children in Scotland…..games, dress up, and ‘dooking’ for apples. There is a buffet supper too, and there will be Scottish country dancing as well.  All just fun.

MAY 2018 Our end of season DANCE /CEILIDH will be held on 24th

Our AGM will be held on the 17th May. Then to close the Thursday meetings for the season we have our Rose Dance on the 24th.   All welcome to come. There are ceilidh dances all can join in.

The MONDAY DANCE CLASS will continue into June.   Come and see how you get on.

BURNS NIGHT 25th January 2018

Get your tickets now £18 for a real Scottish Burns Night on Thursday 25th January at the SCOTTISH HALL Ring 01202 603577

Haggis and neeps and tatties on the menu.   A few short speeches and Scottish dancing which Robert Burns himself went to in his time. A Piper will pipe you in and tartan is welcomed.  Dress formal.

Scottish Country Dancing…come and learn how to do it. Great fun and great exercise

Every Monday in our Scottish Hall you can join in our dance class.    All ages welcome…Scots and all others.                                     For more information contact the secretary…..01202 603577    We also have a Thursday evening social night with dancing sometimes.   Want to make friends…come along and see.

Come and Learn to do Scottish Dancing. Great exercise and great fun

Every Monday evening in the Scottish Hall, Shelbourne Road, Charminster,  we have a dance class and all ages are welcome.  Complete beginners from 7pm until 8.45 … then dancing for more experienced dancers until 10pm.   Our teacher is Sue Ramsay.

Cost per person is £3.50 to include refreshments.

Every Thursday evening we have a social evening when we also try to fit in some dancing.  Scots and all are welcome.

Come and make friends in the Scottish Hall.  We have St Andrew’s buffet dance coming up this Thursday 30th and soon it will be Hogmanay… when we have a real Scottish New Year.   This is closely followed by Burns Night on January 25th 2018.

Come and have a real BURNS NIGHT with the Scots of Bournemouth.  We are honoured that the Mayor & Mayoress will be coming.  Tickets are open to all.  £18 to include Haggis, neeps and tatties , songs and poems by Burns and Scottish country dancing which Robert Burns himself went to classes to learn.

If you are interested or want to know more about us or to book a ticket……contact the secretary at 01202 603577