Robert Burns Night Success

 

The Robert Burns Night at Chaffcombe, Chaffcombe Village Hall was held 0n 25th January 2013

Dear Everybody

The Burns Night supper went so well!  Thank you to everybody involved, from victuallers and caterers to audience and performers and to our piper who asked if she could join in just the day before.

Not only did we have two very fine Scottish singers in William and Sheila ably supported by Maggie, but Joyce with her poem on the story of a young girl washing her undies on Sundies recounted in her lilting Scottish brogue and William’s Address to the Haggis and Jenn piping it in… an organiser’s nightmare turned dream as everything fell into place.   And the haggis, and the Athol Brose,  mmmmmmmm!

There have been so many emails saying how much people had enjoyed it and asking for a repeat next year that it might just happen, won’t be the same though, this was a very special evening.

How much did it raise?  Oh, yes, £565 at the last count and rising as donations were still coming in days later.  And what was it all for? For Purple Field Productions,  who make humanitarian films in Africa and Asia, google them…

Love

P

 

It was a Traditional Burns Night supper and entertainment to raise funds for Purple Field Productions to enable them to keep making their educational and humanitarian films in Africa and Asia – www.purplefieldproductions.org

All wore a touch of tartan and  Haggis specially flown in from Scotland courtesy of Anne Culley of North Berwick (+ veggie version)

Cock o’ Leekie soup for starters and Athol Brose for finishers courtesy of Maggie and Trish

Entertainment: songs and poems by Robbie Burns and others courtesy of Sheila Bowman (soprano) and William Salmon (tenor) from Scotland supported by sasanachs Peter Lansdown, Maggie Griffiths and Philip Lloyd (piano)

and words for the choruses, Auld Lang Syne, were  provided.

Some images of the work done by Puple Field…….

 

 

 

 

 

 


Comments

Robert Burns Night Success — 143 Comments

  1. I simply want to say I am very new to blogging and site-building and certainly enjoyed this website. More than likely I’m likely to bookmark your website . You amazingly have perfect articles. Regards for revealing your blog site.

  2. Heya this is kind of of off topic but I was wondering if blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you have to manually code with HTML. I’m starting a blog soon but have no coding experience so I wanted to get guidance from someone with experience. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  3. The following time I learn a weblog, I hope that it doesnt disappoint me as a lot as this one. I imply, I do know it was my option to read, but I really thought youd have one thing attention-grabbing to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you may fix in case you werent too busy in search of attention.

  4. The next time I read a blog, I hope that it doesnt disappoint me as much as this one. I imply, I know it was my option to learn, but I truly thought youd have something fascinating to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about one thing that you possibly can fix should you werent too busy in search of attention.

  5. Awesome blog! Do you have any tips and hints for aspiring writers? I’m hoping to start my own site soon but I’m a little lost on everything. Would you advise starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many choices out there that I’m completely overwhelmed .. Any tips? Thanks a lot!

  6. Aw, this was an extremely nice post. Finding the time and actual effort to produce a top notch article… but what can I say… I procrastinate a lot and don’t manage to get nearly anything done.

  7. Please let me know if you’re looking for a author for your weblog. You have some really good posts and I think I would be a good asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off, I’d absolutely love to write some material for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine. Please shoot me an email if interested. Regards!

  8. Greetings, I think your web site could possibly be having web browser compatibility issues. When I take a look at your blog in Safari, it looks fine however, when opening in I.E., it’s got some overlapping issues. I just wanted to provide you with a quick heads up! Besides that, great website!

  9. Undeniably believe that which you said. Your favorite reason appeared to be on the net the easiest thing to be aware of. I say to you, I certainly get annoyed while people think about worries that they plainly do not know about. You managed to hit the nail upon the top and defined out the whole thing without having side effect , people can take a signal. Will probably be back to get more. Thanks

  10. It is perfect time to make some plans for the future and it’s time to be happy. I have read this post and if I could I wish to suggest you some interesting things or advice. Maybe you could write next articles referring to this article. I wish to read even more things about it!

  11. Simply want to say your article is as astonishing. The clarity for your post is just cool and that i could suppose you are a professional on this subject. Well along with your permission allow me to take hold of your RSS feed to stay updated with coming near near post. Thanks 1,000,000 and please carry on the rewarding work.

  12. With havin so much content do you ever run into any problems of plagorism or copyright infringement? My website has a lot of exclusive content I’ve either authored myself or outsourced but it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my authorization. Do you know any solutions to help stop content from being stolen? I’d certainly appreciate it.

  13. My spouse and I absolutely love your blog and find a lot of your post’s to be just what I’m looking for. Would you offer guest writers to write content for you personally? I wouldn’t mind composing a post or elaborating on a number of the subjects you write in relation to here. Again, awesome website!

  14. I actually wanted to make a brief word to say thanks to you for all the superb guidelines you are writing on this website. My considerable internet investigation has now been paid with good quality facts to exchange with my family members. I ‘d express that most of us site visitors are extremely fortunate to be in a useful website with very many brilliant people with interesting pointers. I feel really fortunate to have discovered the site and look forward to many more entertaining moments reading here. Thanks once more for a lot of things.

  15. The following time I learn a blog, I hope that it doesnt disappoint me as a lot as this one. I imply, I do know it was my choice to learn, but I actually thought youd have one thing attention-grabbing to say. All I hear is a bunch of whining about something that you could possibly fix if you werent too busy on the lookout for attention.

  16. It’s perfect time to make some plans for the future and it’s time to be happy. I have read this put up and if I could I want to suggest you few interesting issues or suggestions. Perhaps you could write next articles regarding this article. I wish to read more things approximately it!

  17. Hello there! Quick question that’s completely off topic. Do you know how to make your site mobile friendly? My blog looks weird when browsing from my iphone. I’m trying to find a theme or plugin that might be able to fix this issue. If you have any recommendations, please share. Appreciate it!

  18. I as well as my pals ended up reading the nice tactics found on your web page and immediately I had a horrible feeling I had not thanked the site owner for those tips. The people appeared to be certainly glad to read through them and already have really been enjoying those things. Thank you for truly being so helpful and for getting this sort of extraordinary useful guides most people are really eager to discover. Our own honest apologies for not expressing appreciation to sooner.

  19. I must say, as a lot as I enjoyed reading what you had to say, I couldnt help but lose interest after a while. Its as if you had a wonderful grasp on the subject matter, but you forgot to include your readers. Perhaps you should think about this from far more than one angle. Or maybe you shouldnt generalise so considerably. Its better if you think about what others may have to say instead of just going for a gut reaction to the subject. Think about adjusting your own believed process and giving others who may read this the benefit of the doubt.Jobs offered

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.