Cairn pupils are Burns supper hosts

the choir at the Cairn Primary Burns supper.
the choir at the Cairn Primary Burns supper.

Primary 7 at Cairn Primary in Maybole held its annual Burns Supper last Friday and invited some well-known local people including local councillors.

They also invited pupils from nearby St Cuthbert’s Primary who were accompanied by head teacher Mrs Gemma Rooney.

Kieran Callow and Steffi Purdie were joint chairpersons and they welcomed everyone to the Burns Supper then invited Tia McLanaghan to pipe in the haggis which was carried in by Douglas Strachan.

Tia also gave The Address to the Haggis and Calum Murray recited the Selkirk Grace.

After the meal of haggis, neeps and tatties or steak pie, followed by trifle, the Immortal Memory was proposed by Niamh Platt and Brook Watson.

Steffi Purdie then played My Heart’s in the Highlands and accompanied P7 choir who sang Ye Banks and Braes.

Sean Kilpatrick proposed the Toast to the Lassies, which was followed by Highland dancing by Emily Maxwell and Steffi Purdie and Tia McLanaghan playing Flower o’ Scotland.

The reply to the Toast to the Lassies was given by Cassi Watson and Sophie Hearton sang Scots Wha Hae.

The two chairpersons thank proposed the Vote of thanks.

Head teacher Mrs Fiona McDougall thanked P7 for the marvellous job they had done and Cllr Sandra Goldie thanked them on behalf of all the invited guests.