Kennethmont Burns Supper, 19 Jan 2008


Robert Burns 1759 -1796

Robert Burns 1759 -1796

The Burns Supper is organised jointly by The Rannes Hall Committee and The Kennethmont Senior Citizens Committee.
It is held in The Rannes Public Hall.


The cooks,  Kennethmont Burns Supper 2008

Cooks Wilma Grant and Brenda MacDonald preparing the meal in the kitchen.


The top table

The Top Table
Chairman John Mack, centre, chaired the evening.

John Mack

John Mack, Premnay recites the Serkirk Grace


Cameron Dean

Piper, Cameron Dean, age 13

chef Wullie Reid

Chef, Wullie Reid


Piper and chef

The Haggis, carried by Wullie Reid, is piped in by Cameron Dean, Huntly


Piper and chef enjoy a dram

Piper and Chef enjoy a " refreshment "


Piper and Chef leave the hall


Duncan Naismith, Inverurie addressing the Haggis



Serving the meal

Catering Manageress Judith Mitchell is at the head of the queue.

Serving the meal

Steaming hot Haggis, Neeps and Tatties about to be served out by Holly and Joyce

Serving the meal

Phyllis Dawson and Heather Moir are served by Elizabeth Henderson


Haggis, Neeps and Tatties

Haggis, Neeps and Tatties

" What though on hamely fare we dine,
Wear hodden grey, an' a that;
Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine;
A man's a man for a' that "



" Its gey het on the fingers ! "
Andy Henderson and Ian Grant get ready to cut open the final haggis.


A selection of home made trifles were served up for dessert .

Charlie Allan

Charlie Allan, Methlick proposed the toast to the Immortal Memory of Rabbie Burns.


George Hardy

George Hardy, Strathdon proposed the toast to the Lasses.


Tansy Grigor-Taylor

Tansy Grogor-Taylor, Muir of Fowlis replied, partly in verse, on behalf of the Lasses.


Full house

A company of 118 sat down to the meal this year

Burns Supper Video

The link above gives a couple of small snippets from this years Burns Supper


Alistair Salter Band

Music for the dance was provided by the Alistair Salter Band


the bar staff

Gordon Grant and wife Judith were kept pretty busy during the evening



The Dance in progress



the speakers 2008

The Top Table Party 2008

George Hardy , Duncan Naismith
Charlie Allan, Tansy Grigor-Taylor, John Mack