Weather permitting a short interlude with music will take place (must be above 45 degrees).
Robert Burns's dance master, William Gregg, played the fiddle as he taught Robert Burns dance steps. Burns, a keen and capable fiddler himself, likely played Gregg's instrument.
The Burns Supper celebrates, in words and music, the immortal memory of Robert Burns and Scotland's heritage.
Our musical program will be led by the award winning young Scottish team of Claire McKenzie and Scott Gilmour of Noisemaker.
We are also very honored that the historic Gregg Violin
will be a part of the program, being played during the
240 years ago Robert Burns's dancing master, William Gregg, played the fiddle as he taught Robert Burns dance steps. Burns was a keen and capable fiddler himself, so it is likely that he also played Gregg's
We are grateful to the National Trust for Scotland and the Scottish Government for arranging that the Gregg Violin is a part of our 2020 Burns Night Celebration.
With Glen Dronach Distillery offering the whisky tasting, a silent
auction, address to the Haggis from Robbie Munro,
music from Noisemaker - and concluding with "enthusiastic"
reeling .. we feel sure it will be a wonderful evening. Limited tickets available.
Mark your 2020 Calendar to join us:
February 1: ASF
2nd Annual Tartan Kiltskate NYC : 2.30pm
Come join us at Bryant Park as together as we bring Scotland to
the ice for Tartan Kiltskate NYC
Pipers piping AND skating, Shot of Scotch dancing - bring your skates - wrap some tartan around you, no charge to
kate, or you can
rent skates for $20
February 5th :
ASF joins American Friends of the Georgian Group & Colonial Dames of America
Fresh from the Past : Cooking Conventions 18th Century Britain
Talk & Receipe tastings!
Abigail Adams, 6pm
417 E. 61st St. NYC
February 25th : ASF in association with the Burns Society of NYC
Come enjoy an international whisky journey - Tasting, Talk &
Book signing with Robin Robinson.
The Union Club 6.30
101 E 69th St, NYC
Book signing to follow whisky
tasting of 6 countries and light food.
April 1 Talk & Reception (details to be announced)
April 3 - 6 ASF Bryant Park lunchtime Concerts
April 4 The 22nd Annual NY Tartan Day Parade
The coming weeks we will have many announcements of events and programs we are undertaking.
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