Burns Suppers January 24-26th January 2011

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 Scottish session music, bagpipes, Haggis, Scottish dancers, Poetry slam, Cask beer, NEW FRIENDS, FROLICS in the name of BURNS!

To make a booking for this uniquely Scottish event please contact thehavenpr@gmail.com

Starts at 6.30pm till 10pm.

In honour of Scotland’s bard, Robert Burns, the tradition of Burns night has been held for over two hundred years.
The evening will follow the traditional Burn’s supper format which will include a full four course dinner, a Scottish craft beer cask, readings of Robert Burns’ poetry, live music from Berklee alum and Edinburgh’s foremost Harpist Maeve Gilchrist, songs from Burn’s by Scotland’s Kirstin Cairns and Scottish country dancing from the Boston Highlanders dance troupe.
Scottish Life magazine have also generously donated a free years subscription to the lucky winner of a raffle over the three nights guests!
The evening will end with a Fireball ceremony, which traditionally takes place in Stonehaven, Kincardineshire at New Year’s Eve.
You can view this New Year’s Haven fireballs ceremony below.

The Evening Menu

Cocktail hour:6.30

Glasgow Punch served with:
Bridies
Scotch Eggs
Cheese on toast – melted leeks, stilton, apple
People sit at 7:00.

The Boston Highland Dance Troupe perform

Soup course:7.30pm

Cock a Leekie soup – leek and chicken soup with dates and housemade bacon

Musical Interlude with Maeve Gilchrist

Haggis Course 8pm

Piping in of the haggis.
Bring out neeps and tatties, buffet-style, and more haggis.
Wax and Jason dish out haggis, neeps,and tatties to the guests buffet-style.

Dessert: 9.00pm

Butterscotch Trifle/ Tipsy Laird

Apres Dinner Vibe 9.15pm

The evening will proceed with a Burns poetry reading sign up, playing of the pipes during and after dinner, whisky pairing/samples from eminent taste expert Randall Bird, Tapping O’the Cask, Scottish music and a Fireball ceremony.

Remember- All guests must wear an item of tartan. (plaid!)

Cost = $65.

Cask Beer at the bar: Williams Brothers Heavy.
Randall Bird has hand-selected Single Malt Scotches from silent and very rare distilleries for pairing
Dance performance from The Boston Highlanders dance troupe
Scottish session music from the Maeve Gilchrist trio
Burns Songs by Kirstin Cairns
Piper : James Sheenan

The statue of Robbie Burns located in downtown Boston.