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Solway Burns Club

Solway Burns Club

Open to both men and women, the Solway Burns Club, founded in 1921, is registered member no. 589 of the Burns Federation.

The club celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2011.

 

It attracts members from Annan and district, the membership being currently about eighty. The Club's objectives are to provide fellowship and to foster an appreciation of Scottish literature, music and art. New members are welcome.

 

In 1996, the Club erected a cairn to commemorate the time which Exciseman Burns spent at Waterfoot waiting for a cargo of Rum from Antigua. He described Waterfoot as "this wild place of the world".

 

Club Events in 2017 / 2018:

 

* Brow Well Ceremony, Wednesday 19th July 2017

* Autumn Supper, Friday 6th October 2017

* St Andrew's night dinner, Friday  24th November 2017

* Burns Supper, Friday 26th January 2018

* AGM, Friday 16th March 2018

 

For more information about these events or about the Club please contact (joint secretaries):
Eileen McCorkindale r 01461 203202 or Ethene Champley r 015763 00124 .

 

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