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Burns Night Grand Hotel 1962

What we know about this image :

For many years, Hartlepool had a vibrant Caledonian Society and every year on the 25th January a Burns Dinner was held in the Grand Hotel ballroom.

On this image, the Scottish tradition of piping in and addressing the haggis has taken place and it is being cut by Dr Andrew Frazier in the centre.

On the top table L- R are:  Mrs Conley, Dr Conley, Mrs Kerr Muir, Dr Kerr Muir, Mrs J Brodie, Dr Sim, the mayor and mayoress of West Hartlepool Alderman and Mrs Ashton, Dr Frazer, Mr Kay, Mrs Frazer,Dr Cooke, Mrs Cooke and Alderman Aird the mayor of Hartlepool.

Date (of image) : 25/1/1961

Donor : Hartlepool Museum Service

Creator : NDM


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