2014 Burns Nicht options

Post date: Jan 10, 2014 9:12:34 AM

Here are some of the opportunities that I’m aware of to celebrate Burns Nicht in Cape Town.

On Monday 27 January we will be hosting our annual Burns Nicht dance class in Fish Hoek, all Scottish Country Dancers are invited to join us for a fun evening of social dancing.

The Pinelands Caledonian Society Burns Supper will be on Saturday 25 January 2014 at the Catholic Church Hall at 18:30 for 19:00, cost R135. Dress Tartan/smart, bring your own drinks and glasses.

The Cape Town Caledonian Society’s Burn’s Nicht event will be on Saturday 1 February 2014. There will be Burns songs, poetry, together with the “Address to a Haggis” and, of course, “The Immortal Memory”. The programme will also include dancing for all and the skirl of the pipes. Honoured guests include the British High Commissioner to South Africa, Mrs Judith Macgregor and her husband John.

Time: 18:00 for 18:30 until whatever…….

Dress: Smart/Tartan

Venue: The Italian Kitchen

Address: Newlands Quarter, cnr Dean and Main Streets, Newlands.

Tickets: R150.00 per person – Members R165.00 per person – Non Members

Cash Bar facilities available on the night

Booking is essential for Cape Town Callies event as numbers are limited to 70. Further information including a booking form is contained in the flyer which can be downloaded below.

Flyers can also be downloaded for 2 events a little further afield where profits are for local charities.. A Celtic evening and ceilidh will be held in Greyton on 25 January organized by the Overberg Red Cross and the Rotary Club of Franschoek will be having a Burns Night Supper at Simonsvlei Wine Estate on Friday 24 January.

The Cape Town Burns Supper Club will be holding a special 20th Anniversary Burns Dinner at Kelvin Grove, Newlands on Saturday 15 February 2014.

As you can see there is no shortage of options to commemorate Robbie Burn's birth and eat haggis!