Piping for Burns Night Supper in Holborn

Posted by on Feb 27, 2012 in Bands, Events, News, Reviews | 0 comments

Piping for Burns Night Supper in Holborn

There was a fantastic Burns supper tonight in Holborn.  The haggis season is long in London so even though Burns Night was technically last month, I’m still piping away for the last few parties. I left the office in plenty of time and was glad I did.  Couldn’t believe the amount of snow when I got off at Holborn Tube.  This particular event was hosted by “Bite Entertainment” a boutique caterers, whose canapés were the best I’ve ever had – “Rare roast beef on Scottish scone bread with a chilli...

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Luton Hoo Hotel and piping from Dr Zhivago

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Luton Hoo Hotel and piping from Dr Zhivago

Tonight’s gig was at a country house called Luton Hoo in Befordshire – a luxury five star hotel with acres and acres of parkland surrounding it. The client, mindful of the weather, kept me informed of the importance of being there on time. No need to fret lassie – sure – I’m outside this beautiful house an hour early. I find the banqueting room with no problem and meet the Master of Ceremonies who takes control of the evening. This large room I’m told is for a party of six Russians and I have to be...

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