Burns Night at Genting Club
Join in the Burns Night celebrations at Genting Club on Saturday 31st January.
Celebrating the great poet Robert Burns has been a long held tradition in Scotland and in recent years has filtered over the border to the rest of the UK. And what's not to love? Hearty food, Scotch whisky and bagpipe induced revelry – fetch us my kilt will ya? Join in the fun at Genting, at just £39.95 per person you'll enjoy a welcome cocktail and pipe, followed by the addressing of the Haggis, a six course traditional Scottish menu plus entertainment from The Rhythm Chaps three piece band. On top of all that you'll receive a £5 gaming chip to use on Genting's gaming floor. Quids in.
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Burns Night Factoids
1. The first Burns Night supper was held on January 29th 1802 (six years after Robert Burns died) because his supporters got his date of birth wrong.
2. Traditionally, before a Burns Night supper the saying of grace is in a form written by Robert Burns for a dinner given by the Earl of Selkirk:
"Some hae meat and canna eat, And some wad eat that want it; But we hae meat, and we can eat, And sae let the Lord be thankit."
3. Haggis was banned in the US from 1979 until 2010 because of the "mad cow disease" outbreak.
4. In 2009, the 250th anniversary of Burns' birth, £9million worth of haggis was sold in the UK.
5. Haggis sales are reported to rise by 2,000 per cent during the week of Burns Night.
6. Surveys say that January 25th is the last day many of us stick to New Year resolutions.
7. Burns Night contributes more than £150million to the Scottish economy each year.
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