Date(s) - 19/07/2017
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Brow Well, Dumfries
Southern Scottish Counties Burns Association
President: Mr Mike Duguid
John M Caskie
16 Knowehead Road
ANNUAL BROW WELL SERVICE AND SOCIAL
Wednesday 19th JULY 2017
(SERVICE) BROW WELL 7.00pm
(SOCIAL) CAIRNDALE HOTEL ENGLISH STREET DUMFRIES 8pm
The 2017 SSCBA annual Brow Well service and social will this year take place on Wednesday 19th July from 7.00pm.
The format of the evening is laid out below and fellow Burnsians are invited to join SSCBA members and friends for this annual commemoration service.
The after-service social will be held in The Cairndale Hotel English Street Dumfries where a buffet will be served before entertainment from many local entertainers. Tickets for the social at £12.00 and can be reserved from SSCBA Secretary John Caskie or Treasurer Mrs Jane Brown.
Brow Well Service
6.30pm onwards: Assemble at Brow Well to be welcomed by members and officials of SSCBA
6.55pm: Piper will lead SSCBA President Mr M Duguid, invited guests, Presidents of Burns Clubs, Past Presidents of SSCBA and RBWF and other officials to the ‘Well’
7.00pm: SSCBA President Mr M Duguid will conduct the ceremony which will include a sermon from the Locum minister of Ruthwell Parish Rev G Moule and an oration by Mr Bobby Kane President of RBWF Ltd.
Mr Kane will lay a wreath at the ‘well’ as our Piper plays a Lament to conclude the ceremony.
Brow Well Social
8pm (approx): Arrival at Cairndale Hotel English Street Dumfries. Knife and fork buffet served on arrival. SSCBA President M Duguid will extend a welcome to all guests and introduce compere for the evening John Caskie. Music will be provided by local musician William McRobert with assistance from entertainers within the company. A raffle draw, with proceeds to SSCBA funds will be held during the social.
Tickets for social are priced £12.00
Estimated finishing time is 11pm
SSCBA members would be delighted if you can join us for this special annual event.
If you require any further details please do not hesitate to contact me at the address and or numbers as listed above.
John M Caskie
Further to an agreement at the 2017 AGM of The SSCBA the association are in the process of changing our name to The Dumfries AND Galloway Burns Association. As expected this process is taking some time to complete with changes to banking details, correspondence documents and other areas. Once our change details are concluded, correspondence will be forwarded to all relevant bodies intimating our name change and its implementation