Lunchtime concert of Scottish Music for St Andrew’s Day 30 November 2018
A lunchtime organ recital concert by Denis McCombe entitled “Scottish Music for St. Andrew’s Day” will be held at First Church, Moray Place, on Friday 30 November at 12.10 pm , Dunedin. It will last about 45 minutes and cover a wide variety of music “from reels to tear-jerkers”. Free admission.
A similar concert last year on St Patrick’s day was well attended.
Burns Supper 25 January 2019
Tickets for the Burns Supper 25 January 2019, to be held in the Town Hall, will go on sale to the public on 20 November 2018 at the Scottish Shop, 17 George St, Dunedin, phone 03-477-9965, at $75 a person. No reduced price tickets for children are available. The two Dunedin Burns Club tables, for which seats were available for members at a reduced price are now full and no further seats at them are available. However, many other tables are available at $75 a person.
This Burns Supper promises to be memorable.
If you wish to renew your membership of the Dunedin Burns Club or to join the Dunedin Burns Club, a membership form is available in the red tape section of this website.
Kirkin’ of the Tartan
This will be celebrated at Knox Church, George Street, Dunedin, at 10 am on Sunday 18 November. Wear some tartan if possible. All welcome.
St Andrew’s Day celebrations 30 November 2018. Events will be held in the Octagon on Sunday 25 November 2018, e.g. Haggis ceremony, porridge eating, highland dancing, music, stalls, highland games-l[ke activities. (The 2018 Robert Burns Lecture: Whaur extremes meet: A tale of two Burnses in early Otago was given by Professor Liam McIlvanney in the Castle C Seminar Room on Tuesday 29 May 2018 at 5.30 pm).
Robert Burns Poetry competition 2019. Now open for entries. Details for entry are on the website of the Dunedin Public Libraries.
Robbie Rocks Competition 2019. Now open for entries. Details available at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum website. Dunedin Public Performances Sunday 20 January 2019