BURNS Night falls on the birthday of the Scottish poet Robert Burns, today, January 25, but people in Launceston celebrated early with an event at the town hall on Saturday.
The event was organised by Richard Cole and Tanya Callow of the Countryman Inn at Ladycross.
KILT MODELLING: Pictured from left in Launceston town hall on celebrating Burns Night are James and Sue Robertson, Keith Sutherland, Neil Harkness, Richard Cole, Tanya Callow, Evelyn and Michael White.
Pictured are James and Sue Robertson from Launceston. Pic by Paul Hamlyn.
PIPES 'N' HAGGIS: top, James and Sue Robertson from Launceston; performing the ceremonial cutting of the haggis is Neil Harkness.
Among the more than 100 people who attended were some who had travelled from as far as Germany.
Celebrations among family and friends are conducted during a Burns supper, which includes a number of traditions such as piping in the guests, the Selkirk Grace and piping in the haggis.
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