The Society's 2017 Burns Supper will be on 19th January 2017 in London at 6.15pm at The Brewery, Chiswell Street, EC1Y 4SD. We are delighted to announce that Fred MacAulay, Alison Walker and Sandy Strang will be speaking, along with others, to be confirmed.
Tickets for the Burns Supper on Thursday 19th January 2017 are now sold out. We are sorry that we were not able to meet all the demand for tickets, which is due to the capacity of our venue, but we hope to see you at other Society of Scottish Lawyers in London events, and the 2018 Burns Supper.
The Society's last annual Burns Supper, the largest in the City, took place on Thursday 21 January 2016. The event, the highlight of the calendar for many Scots lawyers, was a huge success. Over 400 people attended, in equal measures from London and North of the border, to enjoy haggis, hear from an impressive line up of speakers, as well as catch up with their contacts London based and further afield.
Address to the haggis: tbc
Toast to the lassies: Fred MacAulay, comedian, radio and TV presenter
Reply from the lassies: Alison Walker, sports journalist and television presenter
Immortal memory: Sandy Strang, Burns Speaker, after-dinner speaker and journalist
Starter: Venison carpaccio, black pudding beignets, pickled vegetables, quail’s egg, chestnut cream and lemon olive oil
Vegetarian starter: Warm sweetcorn vichyssoise, sour dough crostini, lime and crème fraiche foam with chili popcorn (V)
Haggis, neeps and tatties, vegetarian option available
Main course: Chicken ballotine, crispy chicken lollipop,crushed
potatoes, winter root vegetables, bagna cauda, spinach, shitake mushrooms and
Vegetarian main course: Malaysian red pepper tofu, baby pak choi, sugar snaps, cashew nuts and BBQ sticky rice cylinders (V)
Dessert: Lemongrass set custard, grapefruit milk, orange blossom, lemon balm and shortbread crumbs
You should make your own arrangements directly with the Brewery regarding drinks at the Supper as per the details in the following link to The Brewery’s online wine order form:
Order of events:
6.15pm Drinks reception King George III room
11.00pm Ceilidh - music by the Frank Reid Scottish Dance Band