Kennethmont Burns Supper, 19 Jan 2013


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 2013

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 2013

This year the Rannes Hall was set out for 112 guests


The top table

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


John Mack

Chairman - John Mack, Premnay


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2013

The soup course being served


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 enjoy their customary dram


Blair Duffton

Blair Duffton addressing the Haggis


Serving the meal

The main meal being served up by Brenda, Wilma and Elizabeth Henderson


Serving the meal

Shona Grant helps to serve the meal


haggis catchers

Andy Henderson and Steve Gordon got the haggis ready for serving up.


Serving the meal

Steaming hot Haggis, Neeps and Tatties about to be served out by Sarah Shanks and Chelsi


Serving the meal

Holly passes along the line of " hamely fare"


The final serving

Brenda, Wlma and Elizabeth with the final helping of the night


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 "





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


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2013

The serving staff enjoy their meal and rest their feet


Molly aged four months

Kennethmont Burns Supper attracts all ages, this year from four months to nearly ninety

Molly Christie with parents Jodie and Duncan


The Top Table

The top table group enjoy their haggis, neeps and tatties


Some of the company

A section of the company.


Paul Haris, Gartly

Paul Harris, Gartly proposed the toast to the Immortal Memory of Rabbie Burns.


James Hardie, Midmar

James Hardie, Midmar proposed the toast to the Lasses.


Kay Diack, Colpy

Kay Diack, Colpy replied on behalf of the Lasses.


Double act

Kay and James started off as a " double act " with a humourous item in verse


Tom Orr Band

Music for the dance was provided by the Tom Orr Ceilidh Band, Aberdeen.


Tom Orr Band

Tom Orr on accordian with Kennethmont man, Duncan Chrisie, on drums



Dancing in progress


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2013

Another great hooley in the "Rannes "


Neil Dawson & Tom Orr

After the interval and raffle the band were joined by Huntly loon, and well known fiddle player, Neil Dawson


the bar staff

Colin and Sarah Shanks ran the bar this year


Kennethmont Burns Supper speakers 2013

The Top Table Party 2013

Paul Harris, John Mack, James Hardie
Kay Diack

Blair Dufton left before this photo was taken.

© 2013