A Truly Authentic Burns Night in Bournemouth —
Please note: We have a special floor for dancing and to protect it we must ask ladies not to wear high heels or stiletto shoes. Thank You.
Interested in trying out a truly authentic Burns Night? … then come and join us on January 25th, 2024 for just that.
You’ll hear the sound of the pipes as kilts swirl and Scottish tartans come to the fore….. and you’ll never forget your first taste of haggis!
Also you can try a touch of easy Scottish Country dancing and hear a bit about Robert Burns.
The 265th anniversary of the birth of Scotland’s National Poet, Robert Burns, is being celebrated with a Dinner in authentic style.
We have planned a truly entertaining and remarkable night at the Society’s Scottish Hall and ALL are invited. Ticket price to be agreed in due course.
We have organised this annual event for more than a 100 years and really know how to celebrate Burns.
So come and let yourself be immersed in the traditions of a Burns Night and experience the flavour of Scotland for a few hours.
What to expect
The Piping In – hear the sounds of the pipes as the delicious haggis arrives and is addressed. The dramatic plunging of a skein dhu (knife) into the haggis with a formal Scottish address
The Meal — including traditional and delicious haggis with neeps (turnip) and tatties (potatoes).
The Main Speech of the Evening — ‘The Immortal Memory’ will provide an insight into the life of Robert Burns.
Toast to the Lassies – A light hearted speech celebrating the Lassies.
Reply to the Laddies – The Lassies response. Scottish songs. Bagpiping – our own Piper will play during the evening
.To Finish – Easy Scottish and English dancing that you will love.
Photographs taken by Paul Woods on 26th January 2023
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When: THURSDAY 25 JANUARY 2024
6.30pm for 7pm
Where: The Scottish Hall, 80 Shelbourne Road, Bournemouth BH8 8QZ
Tickets: Tickets need to be purchased in advance from our treasurer, Robin Searle. Price yet to be agreed.
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This is a Black Tie Event