Haggis will be piped, lassies will be toasted, poetry recited, glasses raised, fire whirled and feet stomped in thundrous' ceilidh in raptuous celebration of the late great Robert Burns, the world's 3 most statued person. Traditional Scottish fayre of haggis, neeps and tatties is served up on banqueting tables as far as the 'aye' can see....
"I've never before seen a room full of strangers melt utterly into poetry, toast in unison and dance like old friends the entire night" Lois H - Burns Baby Burns guest 2016
3 course Burns supper (vegetarian, vegan and GF options available)
A dram of fine Scotch whiskey
Burns recitals and spectacle led by a well known host
Post-dinner ceilidh with the Ceilidh Liberation Front
"I couldn't stop smiling and laughing the entire night" Sarah W - Burns Baby Burns guest 2016
Come with your clan
Register as a group - give your clan a name and invite your friends to join you so you can all sit togehter.
"For a fully tartan-draped, tattie-laden, underpants-optional night of revelry, get yourself to Hackney's Burns Baby Burns" - Time Out London
Can I sit with my friends?
Yes, if your friends have created a group name, you can register as part of their group when you book.
Is it okay to arrive late?
Main dining guests can arrive from 6pm. The Selkirk Grace is at 7pm. We encourage all guests to arrive in good time to enter the hall and be seated. You can arrive late though we may be unable to serve you all 3 courses.
Will you be selling any 'dance only' tickets like previous years?
This year we will be selling a limited ammount of 'Paupers' dining tickets in January. These will entitle guests to take part in the spectacle from the balcony, a hot box of haggis neeps and tatties and a dram of whikey. Post dinner they will join other guests on the dancefloor for the ceilidh.
Can I buy alcohol there?
Yes we will have a fully stocked bar selling a fine selection of wines, prosecco, spirits, whiskies (of course!), craft largers and ales
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
This event is 18+ only
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Hackney Central Overground station is 4 minutes walk away from the venue
What can/can't I bring to the event?
As part of the licensing agreement, alcohol, hip flasks and ceremonial daggers of all kinds are strictly prohibited! You will be able be able to buy fine wines, ales and whiskies from our fully stocked bar inside.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Drop us an email to adam(at)burnsbabyburns.com
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Yes it is free to transfer your ticket to another person. There is a small fee if you wish to transfer to a different night of £2.50 per ticket plus any difference in price.
Can I update my registration information?
You can update your information through eventbrite. For any questions on how to do this please contact eventbrite support.