Kennethmont Burns Suppper, 19 Jan 2002

Robert Burns

Robert Burns 1759 -1796

The Burns Supper is a joint effort by The Rannes Hall Committee and The Kennethmont Senior Citizens Committee. It is held in The Rannes Hall on the Saturday before The National Bard's birthday on 25th January.


The cooks- Wilma Grant and Brenda MacDonald

Cooks Wilma Grant and Brenda MacDonald check out the broth


The chairman says grace

Chairman John McCallum welcomes the company before saying The Selkirk Grace


The piper and chef

The Haggis, carried by Wullie Reid, is piped in by Kevin Duncan, Fisherford

The address, Kennethmont Burns Supper

Charles Raeburn, Huntly addresses the Haggis


The rustic haggis

Charlie addressing the Haggis, Kevin Duncan and Wullie Reid look on.


Serving the meal

The Haggis, Neeps and Tatties being served. Head waitress Fiona Grant is at the front of the queue

Serving the meal

Behind the scenes activity. The cooks and Elizabeth Henderson serve the meal.


The Immortal Memory of Rabbie Burns

John Mack, Premnay proposed the toast to the Immortal Memory of Rabbie Burns

Toast to the Lasses

George Donnelly, Hatton of Fintry proposed the toast to the Lasses


Margaret Mack replies on behalf of the lasses

Margaret Mack, Premnay replied in behalf of the Lasses.


The company in the Rannes Hall

A company of 120 sat down to the meal


Music by Ian Greig

Music for the dance was provided by Ian Greig of Elgin


Dance time

The dancing went to the ' wee sma oors'


Wullie Reid - poetry competition winner

Winner of the Kennethmont Millennium Committee Poetry Competition, Wullie Reid, takes time out from his hectic schedule to autograph copies of - Collections or Dreams. The book contains a collection of poems and reminiscences of Kennethmont and is available from local shops.


The Speakers

The Speakers

George Donnelly, John Mack

John McCallum, Margaret Mack, Charles Raeburn