It was a night full of food, song, and dance, as people gathered to celebrate Robert Burns Night.

On Saturday over 200 people gathered to celebrate the famed Scottish poet. It was an excellent turnout according to Rob Rook.

"It was a good turn out, we had about 250 people and we had the army cadet PPCLI Pipes and Drums perform and the Kilted Wind pipe band performed and Drewtiz School of Dance. The pipe bands are doing Scottish music of course and the highland dancers are doing Scottish dancing."

Robbie Burns, The Bard of Ayrshire as he is known is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland, and in 2009 was chosen as the Greatest Scot by the Scottish public in a vote run by Scottish television station STV. Robbie Burns is a big part of Scottish heritage with Rook saying. 

"These events take place all over the world its one of the few peoples life that's celebrated all over the world, the reason is that all kinds of Scots immigrated from Scotland to various corners of the earth and they were instrumental in carrying on these burns nights and recognizing burns achievements."

There was a roast beef dinner with optional Haggis the traditional Scottish pudding, followed by a highland music and dance presentation. When asked if there was going to be a Robbie Burns night next year. 

"Every year it goes on forever, all over the world it goes on forever" 

 

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