Kennethmont Burns Supper, 21 Jan 2012


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 hall was 100 years old on 29th Dec 2009.


The cooks,  Kennethmont Burns Supper 2012

Cooks Wilma Grant and Brenda MacDonald with the haggis, neeps and tatties.
Their ever popular broth is simmering away in the background.


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2012

This year the Rannes Hall was set out for 108 guests


The top table

The Top Table
Chairman John Mack, centre, officiated during the evening.


John Mack

Chairman - John Mack, Premnay


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2012

John Mack adressing the company


Nicole Grant

Piper, Nicole Grant

chef Wullie Reid

Chef, Wullie Reid


Piper and chef

The Haggis, carried by Wullie Reid, is piped in by Nicole Grant, both Kennethmont


Piper and chef enjoy a dram

The Piper and Chef receive their " dram " from Alan Stephen, Turriff


Alan Stephen addressing the Haggis


Gettng ready

Judith Mitchell gives final instructions to the serving staff as Brenda and Wilma stand by to serve out the broth.


Serving the meal

The main meal being served up by Brenda, Wilma and Zena Greig


Serving the meal

Sheila Baxter helps to serve the meal


Serving the meal

Steaming hot Haggis, Neeps and Tatties about to be served out by Liz Smith and daughter Alison


Serving the meal

Joyce Gill passes along the line of " hamely fare"



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 "


haggis catchers

Andy Henderson assisted by the Chef got the haggis ready for serving up.



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


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2012

The serving staff enjoy their meal and rest their feet


A section of the company.


Robert Lovie, Fyvie

Robert Lovie, Fyvie proposed the toast to the Immortal Memory of Rabbie Burns.


Tom Johnston, Drumblade

Tom Johnston, Drumblade proposed the toast to the Lasses.


Alison Watt, Keith

Alison Watt, Keith replied in verse on behalf of the Lasses.


Singer, Robert Lovie, Fyvie

Robert Lovie sang three of Burn's most well known love songs.

He was accompanied ( at short notice ) on the piano by local lady Judith Fellowes - Gordon

Jufith Fellowes - Gordon, Kennethmont



Music provided by Ian Greig

Music for the dance was provided by Ian Greig, Elgin.


Ian Greig, Elgin

Ian last played at Kennethmont in 2004.



Dancing in progress


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2012

The bar staff were kept pretty busy during the evening.


the bar staff

Colin Shanks and Sarah Grant ran the bar this year


Kennethmont Burns Supper speakers 2012

The Top Table Party 2012

Tom Johnston, John Mack,
Robert Lovie, Alison Watt, Alan Stephen

© 2012