Robert Burns

ALEXANDRIA BURNS CLUB NEWS AND NEWSLETTER

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Burns Supper 25 January 2014
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 25 January 2014. (Report)

St Andrew's Night 2013
The annual St Andrews Night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 29 November 2013. (Report)

Another Local Connection
The background to this Burns connection, which is admittedly a bit tenuous, is through Mauchline Belle, “Miss Smith”. (View

Burns Supper 26 January 2013
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 26 January 2013. (Report)

St Andrew's Night 2012
The annual St Andrews Night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 30 November 2012. (Report)

Burns Supper 21 January 2012
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 21 January 2012. (Report)

St Andrew's Night 2011
The annual St Andrews Night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 25 November 2011. (Report)

Burns Supper 22 January 2011
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 22 January 2011. (Report)

St Andrew's Night 2010
The annual St Andrews Night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 26 November 2010. (Report)

Burns Supper 23 January 2010
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 23 January 2010. (Report)

Burns and the Tartan
Billy Scobie
, the well known local historian and author is also an authority on tartans. Billy wrote an article on Burns and the Tartan for the Tartan Herald. He has kindly contributed this to our website. Download now >

St Andrews Night Celebration 2009
The annual St Andrews night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 27 November 2009. (Report)

Burns Supper Image from Late Sixties/Early Seventies
Duncan McLean gave us a picture taken at a supper back around 1970 when we used to have the supper in the Bungalow Tearoom in Balloch. You will probably know a few of those in the picture. Get in touch if you can tell us exactly when it was taken or if you can fill in the gaps in the names.

Burns Supper in Bungalow Tearoom Balloch
Click the image for an enlarged version

Back Row from Left

Andrew Smith, Andy Melville, David Kirkpatrick, Robin Lindsay, Duncan McLean
William Crichton, Alan Duncan, Jimmy Duncan, Unknown

Seated From Left

James Hempstead, Bill Livingstone, Bill Dempster, Tom McKay, William McLaughlin
William McKim, Tim McAuley, Bobby Wood, Jim Archibald.

Burns Supper 24 January 2009 (250/125 Anniversary Supper)
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 24 January 2009. (Report)

St Andrews Night Celebration 2008
The annual St Andrews night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 28 November 2008. (Report)

Burns Supper 26 January 2008
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 26 January 2008. (Report)

St Andrews Night Celebration 2007
The annual St Andrews night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 24 November 2006. (Report)

Burns Supper 27 January 2007
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 27 January 2007. (Report)

St Andrews Night Celebration 2006
The annual St Andrews night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 24 November 2006. (Report)

Burns Supper 28 January 2006
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 28 January 2006. (Report)

Burns Supper 22 January 2005
The Annual Festival took place in the Masonic Temple, Gilmour Street Alexandria on Saturday 22 January 2005. (Report)

St Andrews Night Celebration 2005
The annual St Andrews night took place in the Vale of Leven Bowling Club on Friday 25 November 2005. (Report)

1993 Supper
This is a page that was created from a picture that Fergus McLellan provided of the 1993 supper that was held in the Alexandria Hotel.

 

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