Bard at the Boat Club – Saturday 27 January

Robert Burns in Shades

Bard at the Boat Club 2024 – Information on this event

This is an alternative Burns’ Night.  We have organised a varied programme of entertainment.  The evening will start at 6:15  pm. 

The evening will include:

  • Address to Haggis, 
  • Bagpipes to greet the haggis and later piping of selected pieces, 
  • Burns songs accompanied by guitar,
  • A performance of selected Scottish music on cello, 
  • A songs of Burns sing-along accompanied by piano,
  • A recital of Burns poetry,
  • A recital of contemporary poetry given by the author,
  • Scottish place names and Burns trivia quiz.


This is a ticketed event.  The price of the tickets includes a meal and entertainment.  The  cost is £15 per person. 

Tickets must be purchased or reserved by Thursday, 25 January. Tickets will be available from behind the Bar during opening times. Alternatively, contact the Honorary Secretary to reserve a place and pay on the evening. 

The meal will be haggis, tatties and neeps followed by shortbread & tablet with tea or coffee.  There will be a vegetarian haggis option available and please indicate this is what you want when purchasing/reserving your tickets. 

If you require further information, please contact the Honorary Secretary.