Almost £1,000 raised at village’s Burns Night celebration
PUBLISHED: 13:00 05 February 2020
A traditional Scottish celebration raised almost £1,000.
Tickenham hosted a Burns Night at its village hall, in Clevedon Road.
The evening, which was held in the village for the sixth time, raised a total of £946, which will be put towards the village playing field, church and primary school.
Piper Stuart McDowall led the procession with the sounds of bagpipes.
Master of ceremonies, Iain Loader, addressed the haggis and conducted traditional Scottish dancing and songs.
Burns Night is widely renowned as a commemoration of the Scottish poet Robert Burns' birthday, with a feast served up which showcases the best of traditional Highlands cuisine.
Event organiser Vena Prater said: "It was a brilliant evening and the money will go a long way towards the upkeep of our village."
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