Greenock Burns Club Blog

2016 – Annual General Meeting

On Thursday 28 April, 2016, The Mother Club held it’s Annual General Meeting. President Christine MacLeod welcomed all present, thereafter Margaret Dickson, Hon. Secretary, noted Apologies for Absence. A moments silence was then observed...

2016 – Inverclyde Burns Youth Festival

The 29th Annual Inverclyde Burns Youth Festival was held in Ardgowan Primary School, Greenock on Saturday 19th March, 2016. The Festival welcomed Guests – Councillor Robert Moran, Provost of Inverclyde, Mrs Wilma Bain, Corporate...

2016 – 28th Inverclyde Secondary School Burns Supper

The 28th Inverclyde Secondary Schools Burns Supper was held on the evening of Thursday 24th February, 2016, when family and friends gathered at Craigmarloch School for this special evening, which showcases the talents of...

2016 – PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN’S COMPETITION

Venue:   Ardgowan  Primary School, Greenock Date:      Saturday 19th March, 2016 Starts:    1.00pm The School will open at 12 noon.  Registration from 12.15pm The Competition has seven sections: 1. Primary 4/5 Individual Recitation – Any...

2016 – Annual Celebration

The Greenock Burns Club held their 214th Annual Celebration on Monday 25th January, 2016, within the Tontine Hotel, Greenock. The top table guests were piped into the room by Billy McCready, Past President. The...

2015 – St. Andrews’ Night

On the evening of Saturday 28 November, 2015, the members and their guests gathered at the Tontine Hotel, Greenock for the Annual St. Andrews Night Celebration. Club President Christine MacLeod welcomed everyone. Thereafter, we all...

2015 – November Club Night

On Thursday 5 November, 2015, Club President Christine MacLeod welcomed everyone then introduced our special guest Cathy Craig, the Great Great Great Great Neice of Mary Campbell (Highland Mary). Her presentation was entitled “The...

2015 – Coffee Morning

This years Coffee Morning was held on Saturday 24 October, 2015, within the Saloon at Greenock Town Hall. A big thanks must go to Barclay Smith and his team who worked tirelessly preparing for...

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2015 – Obituary – Dr. Harry McGilp

Dr. Harry McGilp passed away in Inverclyde Royal Hospital on Friday 4th September, 2015. His funeral was held at the Lyle kirk, Greenock on Saturday 12 September, 2015. It was very well attended by...