17th Annual Laurencekirk Burns Appreciation 
Supper

Alan Taylor; Bob Black; John Medlock; Jim Brown; Ian Bell; Rosemary Reilly; Grant Wilson
Alan Taylor; Bob Black; John Medlock; Jim Brown; Ian Bell; Rosemary Reilly; Grant Wilson

Laurencekirk Burns Appreciation Group held their 17th Annual Burns Supper last Saturday in the New Mearns Academy Campus, chaired by Jim Brown.

The well known local raconteur and Burns enthusiast was joined by other guest speakers.

The haggis was piped in by Andrew Young, carried by Jackie Urquhart and suitably addressed by 
Grant Wilson.

The Immortal Memory was toasted by Ian Bell who gave a great and informative talk on the life of Robert Burns,and how his work is appreciated throughout the world.

Toast to the Lasses was by John 
Medlock and replied to by Rosemary Reilly. Throughout the evening, the well-attended supper was entertained with a variety of ballads 
and humorous songs from Alan 
Taylor, Aboyne, with musical 
entertainment from Bob Black 
on the accordion.

The evening was much appreciated by all who attended thanks to the calibre of the speakers and musical entertainment.

Pictured: Alan Taylor, Bob Black, John Medlock, Jim Brown, Ian Bell, Rosemary Reilly and Grant Wilson

Look inside for more Burns pictures from local schools including Fettercairn and Redmyre.