Greenock Burns Club Blog

2012 – Annual Celebration

The Annual Celebration commenced with the main guests being ceremonially paraded to the top table by Club Piper, Mr Ian White. The President, Mrs Margaret Dickson, gave a warm welcome to all members and...

Jack Glenny & Executive Committee

2011 – Annual Celebration

The Toast to the Immortal Memory of Robert Burns was proposed by Jack Glennie, Past President, a speaker of international renown. It is the normal custom for the principal speaker at the Greenock Burns...

Joseph Harkins QFSM

It is with great pride that we extend our congratulations to President Joe Harkins on being awarded the Queen’s Fire Service Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours List in recognition of his benevolent work...

2009 – European Pipe Band Championships

Thousands of visitors from all over the world attended the European Pipe Band Championships, held in Battery Park, Greenock on 25th July, 2009. Members of the Greenock Club hired a stall selling homemade tablet,...

2009 – Weavers Cottage, Kilbarchan

Members of the Executive Committee enjoyed a wonderful visit to The Weavers Cottage in Kilbarchan. We had a very interesting tour of the gardens and out buildings, the history of which was explained in...

2009 – Presiding Officers Burns Supper

Venue – Scottish Parliament Jean Allan and her guest Sandra Dunbar, both members of Greenock Burns Club and Robert Burns World Federation were invited to the Presiding Officers (Alex Ferguson MSP) Burns Supper in...