Lord Provost's Burns Supper

Robert Burns

Lord Provost's Fundraising Burns Supper 2014

This year's Burns Supper on Friday 24 January 2014 was was a resounding success with over £82,000 raised for charity.

The event was attended by over 750 guests from the business, political and media world with proceeds going to charities at home and abroad - the Lord Provost's Malawi Fund, the Lord Provost's Charity Funds and Glasgow's Helping Heroes.

Since 2003, the Supper has raised over £955,000 for local and overseas beneficiaries.

The proceeds from the 2014 Burns Supper will be shared amongst the Lord Provost's Charity Funds and the Lord Provost's Malawi Fund. The proceeds from the 'Heads and Tails' game will go to Glasgow's Helping Heroes.

Speakers and Entertainment at this event included:

  • Master of Ceremonies: Paul Cooney
  • Toast to the Haggis: John Gahagan
  • Piper: Finlay Macdonald
  • Tam O'Shanter: Jonathan Watson
  • Holy Wullie's Prayer: Knightswood Secondary School
  • Music and Songs: Gillian Fleetwood (Clarsach), Sylvia Barnes, Sandy Stanage
  • Toast to the Lassies: David Grevemberg
  • Reply on behalf of the Lassies: Professor Pamela Gillies CBE