Kennethmont Burns Supper, 25 Jan 2014


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.

2014 marks the 25th Burns Supper held without a break since the old annual event to mark Burn's birthday was restored.


The cooks,  Kennethmont Burns Supper 2013

Cooks Wilma Grant and Brenda MacDonald prepare ingredients for their renowned Scotch Broth.


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2014

This year the Rannes Hall was set out for 110 guests


The top table

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


John Mack

Chairman - John Mack, Premnay


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

The Haggis is delivered to the top table ready to be addressed.


Charlie Anderson

Charlie Anderson addressing the Haggis


Serving the meal

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


Serving the meal

Heather Moir helps to serve the main course


haggis catchers

Andy Henderson and Wullie Reid get the haggis ready for serving up.


Serving the meal

Steaming hot Haggis, Neeps and Tatties about to be served out by Fiona Grant


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

Some of the serving staff enjoy their meal and rest their feet


The Top Table

The top table group enjoy their haggis, neeps and tatties


A view of the company

A view of the company.


The Company

Trifle time


Molly aged four months

Heather Moir washing the last of the dishes


Alistair McCallum, Insch

Alistair McCallum, Insch proposed the toast to the Immortal Memory of Rabbie Burns.


Speakers 2014

The Speakers 2014


Stuart Stephen, Rothienorman

Stuart Stephen, Rothienorman proposed the toast to the Lasses.


Aileen Ingram, Drumblade

Aileen Ingram, Drumblade replied on behalf of the Lasses.


Coffee time

Tea and coffee was served in the litle hall while the main hall was being made ready for the dance.


Coffee time

Coffee time


Music provided by Ian Greig

Music for the dance was provided by the Graham Mitchell Band with Neil Dawson on fiddle



Dancing in progress


Kennethmont Burns Supper 2013

Another great hooley in the "Rannes "


the bar staff

Colin and Sarah Shanks ran a very busy bar again this year


Kennethmont Burns Supper speakers 2014

The Top Table Party 2014

Alastair McCallum, John Mack, Stuart Stephen
Charlie Anderson, Aileen Ingram

© 2014