28 January 2022 - Sutton Scotney Celebrates Burns Night.
On Friday 28th January, Village Events 4 All held their eighth Burns Night Supper and Ceilidh in Victoria Hall, Sutton Scotney, to celebrate the life and works of the Scottish poet Rabbie Burns.
A traditional haggis supper was served and entertainments provided by local Scots and adopted Scots. John Symmons commenced proceedings with a magnificent rendition of The Selkirk Grace. Piper Jim Dawson led the Haggis Procession and Alistair Black addressed the haggis with gusto and humour. Jenni Douglas-Todd delivered the ‘immortal memory and toast to the Bard’. This year’s ‘toast to the lassies’ was written and delivered by Benn Hitchen with the reply undertaken by Linda Small.
By this time guests were ready to dance the remainder of the night away to traditional Scottish band Craigiellachre (Judith and Ian Muir) with ‘caller’ Wendy Mumford providing much needed guidance. A fabulous night.