Burns Supper Night
The Rotary Club of Ayr hosted a Burns Night on Tuesday 24th January, attended by members, family and friends. A huge thanks to Douglas Haddow for organising the whole event, and to all those who spoke and performed on the night. 13 year old piper Adam greeted everyone as they arrived at the Savoy Park Hotel for the evening. Following an official welcome by president Bob Cherry, Kenneth Dickie gave the Selkirk Grace with some witty additional verses! Charlie Steele then gave the address to the Haggis with great aplomb, after it was piped in by Piper Adam.
Wellington School’s Head Boy Findlay sang many of Robert Burn’s best loved songs, supported by Susan Docherty on the piano, and fellow pupils Bobby played Clarinet, and Sarah played the Trombone.
A very creative immortal memory was delivered very eloquently by Tom Robertson, and later Jimmy Begg bravely gave the hilarious ‘Toast to the Lassies’ whilst the reply from the Lassies was delivered with equal wit and style by Eileen Elizabeth Haddow.
The evening ended in the usual way with the crowd joining in a rendition of Auld Lang Syne.
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