Annual Burns Supper,

8th January 2019


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Burns Supper 2019

Friday 1st February 2019, 6.30pm for 7pm sharp,  at the Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries

This is the D&G Befriending Project’s biggest annual fundraiser. Tickets cost £30 and include a three course meal and an evening of superb entertainment. This year our speakers and entertainers are as follows –

Master of Ceremonies – David Miller
Immortal Memory – Secretary of State for Scotland, David Mundell MP
Toast to the Lassies -Graham Bell
Reply frae the Lassies – Andrea Thompson
Addressing the Haggis – John Gorman
Entertainment – Claire Hastings and Rowan Hastie

Please spread the word to family and friends, for a lovely evening, filled with fun and entertainment.

Tickets are available from Project staff or by contacting the Dumfries office on 01387 247812.

2019 Burns Supper

Claire Hastings

Above Claire Hastings – originally from Holywood, Dumfries; folksinger, songwriter and ukulele player Claire Hastings has made a name for herself on the folk scene since winning BBC Young Traditional Musician of the Year in 2015.

Since then she has toured throughout the UK, Europe and New Zealand and has shared the stage with the likes of Lulu, Jamie Cullum, Deacon Blue and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.

Claire’s debut album ‘Between River and Railway’ was released in 2016 to critical acclaim. (Exquisite SONGLINES) Her much-awaited second album ‘Those Who Roam’, launched at Celtic Connections 2019, features traditional and original songs under the theme of journeys.

As well as performing, Claire has taught in primary schools throughout Dumfries and Galloway through Feis Rois and the Youth Music Initiative. She is also heavily involved in Live Music Now Scotland, bringing music to isolated groups including care homes and day centres.

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