Hosting a Burns Night dinner party

By Author Prestige 25th January 2016 - 0 comments

Hosting a Burns Night dinner party

“Some hae meat an canna eat,
And some wad eat that want it;
But we hae meat and we can eat,
And sae let the Lord be thankit.”


So goes the Selkirk Grace, the traditional thanksgiving uttered before Scots the world over tuck into their Burns Night supper. Held on or around the 25th January every year, the supper marks the life of Robert Burns, seen as the national poet of Scotland. You don’t have to be from north of the border to celebrate, however; follow these easy tips and you’ll be hosting a Burns Night dinner party that’s the envy of friends and family.

Let us know how you get on with your Burns Night suppers, and don’t forget to address the lassies and toast the laddies!