Author: GBC

2019 – Jean Armour Trust in Mauchline

On Saturday, May 24th I had the pleasure of representing Greenock Burns Club (The Mother Club) at the official opening of the new seating area for the residents of the Jean Armour Homes Trust...

2019 – Annual Celebration

On Saturday 25th January, 2019, The Greenock Burns Club met in the Tontine Hotel, Greenock for their 217th Annual Celebration. The Top Table guests were piped in by Billy McCready, Past President. Thereafter, Club...

2018 - November Club Night

2018 – Four Honorary Presidents Entertain

The November Club Night entertainment was provided by four members of Greenock Burns Club, who are also Honorary Past Presidents – Jack Glenny, Joe Gatherer, Jim Thompson and Alasdair Hendry. Jack Glenny read one of his...

2018 – Annual Coffee Morning

2018 – Annual Coffee Morning

We enjoyed another very successful coffee morning on Saturday 20th October 2018 within the Greenock Town Hall,  which was officially opened by Provost Martin Brennan accompanied by his wife Veronica. Following a nice cup of...

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2018 – Inverclyde Schools Burns Competition

The Burns Federation (Inverclyde) Youth Committee will be holding the 2018 Inverclyde Schools Burns Competition within the Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock on Wednesday 21 March, 2018. Primary Schools Competition – 09.45am Secondary Schools Competition –...

2017 – Annual St. Andrews Night Celebrations

On Saturday 25 November, 2017, the members and their guests gathered at the Tontine Hotel, Greenock for the Annual St. Andrews Night Celebration. Club President Jamie Donnelly gave a warm welcome before we sat down...

2017 RABC Wreath-laying Ceremony @ Paisley

On Thursday 20 July 2017, in glorious sunshine,  a good number of members attended the Renfrewshire Association of Burns Clubs Wreath-laying ceremony at impressive Fountain Gardens, Paisley. President Arthur Boyle of the RABC delivered a lovely service,...

2017 Annual Church Service

2017 Annual Church Service

On Sunday 7 May, 2017, the members of The Mother Club joined the congregation at the Lyle Kirk, Greenock, for the Annual Church Service. Prior to the service the organist played various Burns songs,...

2017 – Annual General Meeting

On Thursday 20th April, 2017, The Mother Club held it’s Annual General Meeting. President Jim Donnelly welcomed all present, thereafter Margaret Dickson, Hon. Secretary, noted Apologies for Absence. A moments silence was then observed...