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Burns Nicht Saturday January 14, 2012

You are cordially invited to
The 5th Annual Ancient Universities Alumni Burns Nicht
Cambridge Boat Club, Cambridge
Saturday, January 14, 2012

The evening will begin with a reception with open bar starting at 5:30pm.  A bagpipe and drum demonstration and a performance by Highland Dance Boston will follow.  The pipers, Thomas Child and Greg  Markowitcz, the drummer, Steve Turkington, and Highland Dance Boston will lead the procession to dinner at 7pm.  After dinner, the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society will perform and then lead in Country Dancing until 11:30pm.

You can view the complete programme here.

Attire for gentlemen will be black tie (kilt, of course), or lounge suit. We remind those who plan to come that we give a commitment to our caterers several days before the dinner, and that after that point we are unable to refund any payment. The cost of the dinner is $130 per person.

Bookings are now closed. To about last minute availability please contact Dr. Richard Mansfield at or me at

Directions to the Cambridge Boat Club can be found here; should you wish to rent a kilt for the event, you can find possible sources here.


David Manns

David G Manns, Trinity (Cantab.), President of the Oxford & Cambridge Society