Looking to do something special this weekend for Burns night? Whether you wish to listen to live poetry or find a spot to enjoy some haggis and a dram, Byres Road and the Lanes are the places to be.
Contemporary Burns Celebration at the Ubiquitous Chip – 23rd of January at 6pm
Head down to the ‘Chip on Ashton Lane and join them for Beyond Burns – an evening of exciting and contemporary performances of the work of Robert Burns.
Enjoy four courses and a wee dram centre stage in the Restaurant or opt to dine on the Mezzanine where performances can be heard but not seen.
The night will conclude with a a traditional ceilidh on the cobbles, so bring your dancing shoes!
More info – https://www.ubiquitouschip.co.uk/beyond-burns/
Family Friendly Burns Celebration at Oran Mor – 26th of January at 11am
Oran Mor will be holding a free to attend ‘Burns for Bairns’ event on Sunday in their Auditorium.
There will be a range of performers including pupils from Carolside Primary, Milngavie Primary and Glasgow Academy will be reciting some Burns poetry. Lesley McDonald, Education Convener for the Robert Burns World Federation will also give a speech.
They will also be serving up some tasty haggis, neeps and tatties.
Demijohn Whisky Offer
Burns Night is a great excuse for a wee dram to wash down all the haggis. Visit Demijohn on Byres Road and enjoy 15% off your whisky refill.
They have a range whisky to choose from – enjoy their classic Glen Moray 10-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky or try something different with their Bramble or Toffee flavoured Scotch Whisky Liqueur.
Shearer Candles Burns Brightly
The candles from Shearer Candle’s Highland collection get you in the mood for Burns Night. Why not burn them in the background of your Burns’ Supper or give them to your host as a thank you gift…
The collection includes Burns inspired scents such as Red Red Rose and Ae Fond Kiss.
Our favourite is their delicious honey-sweet whisky fragrance – Uisge Beatha.
Janet & John’s Tartan Treasures
Looking for something to wear to your Burns Supper? Visit Janet & John in De Courcy’s Arcade where they have a beautiful range of tartan brooches by Aleksandra Designs.
They also stock a range of beautiful Scottish made crafts which would make the perfect thank you gift to give to host.
George Mewes’ Burns Night Cheeses
Scotland produces some of the finest cheeses so why not serve a delicious cheese board to go with your haggis, neeps and tatties?
George Mewes’ is a real one-stop shop as they also have Cockburn’s of Dingwall Haggis, Stornoway Black Pudding and artisan Oatcakes for sale.
George’s top picks for Scottish Cheese in the shop include Traditional Ayrshire Dunlop, Clava Brie, Blue Murder, Isle of Mull Cheddar and many more.