An anti-fracking benefit to raise funds for anti-fracking groups in and around Sheffield, please join us for a traditional Burns Supper followed by a Ceilidh. Starting at 7pm, we’ll be marking the event with a 3 course supper, speeches, poetry and toast, followed by a band and optional dancing! There will be a bar so you can raise your glass to one of the world’s great poets and raise money to help anti-fracking groups.
Programme for the event is as follows:
7.00 pm guests arrive. Please be on time.
7.20 Welcome given and first course of oatcakes and a selection of scottish cheeses
Address to a Haggis
2nd course – haggis , neeps and tatties
3rd course – a selection of scottish sweets including shortbread, tablet and macaroon
The Immortal Memory given by Richard Souter followed by a toast in silence to Robert Burns
The toast to the Lassies given by David Burley
The reply to the toast given by Lauren Jones
After this there will be a Ceilidh with live band “The Outlandish Knights”
11.00 pm Close with Auld Lang Syne
Have fun while raising funds for a noble cause – questions about fracking are allowed! If you have any questions about this event or can’t buy the ticket you want, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and quote ‘Burns Night’. The lead organiser Richard Souter is also looking for a couple more volunteers to help on the night in return for a volunteer ticket priced £12 – please email email@example.com if you are interested.
The link to the Eventbrite page for booking tickets is here