Kennethmont Burns Supper, 20 Jan 2007

Rev John McCallum

Rev John McCallum, B.D., DIP PTH.
29th June 1954 - 2nd January 2007

This year's webpage is dedicated to the memory of the late Rev John McCallum who since 1990 carried out the
duties of Chairman at our annual celebration of the life and works of a fellow son of Ayrshire.


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 2007

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 12

chef Wullie Reid

Chef, Wullie Reid


Piper and chef

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


Algy Watson

Algy Watson, Oyne in full flow addressing the Haggis


Piper and chef enjoy a dram

Piper and Chef enjoy a " refreshment "



Wullie carefully conveys the haggis back to the kitchen

Serving the meal

Head waitress Judith Mitchell is at the head of the queue.

Serving the meal

Steaming hot Haggis, Neeps and Tatties about to be served out by Kimberly Cruickshank

Serving the meal

A hive of activity goes on behind the scene.


Haggis, Neeps and Tatties

Haggis, Neeps and Tatties


Fiona Grant

Waitress Fiona Grant relaxing after the coffee was served

John Fyall

John Fyall, Dingwall proposed the toast to the Immortal Memory of Rabbie Burns.


Charlie Anderson

Charlie Anderson, Glenkindie proposed the toast to the Lasses in song.


Shona Donaldson

Shona Donaldson, Huntly sang the reply on behalf of the Lasses.


Full house

A company of 120 sat down to the meal this year


Graeme Mitchell & his Band

Music for the dance was provided by Graeme Mitchell, Huntly and his Band


the bar staff

Barmen Ian Walker and Gordon Grant were kept pretty busy during the evening



The Dance in progress



the speakers 2007

The Top Table Party 2007

Algy Watson, John Fyall
John Mack, Shona Donaldson, Charlie Anderson