In January, SCA held its 18th Traditional Burns Supper. Paul Cook ‘The Piper’, invited people to their seats. The Address to the Haggis was made by Bruce Cunningham and the Toast to the Immortal Memory by Maxine Robinson.
John Robinson made the Toast to the Lassies and Viv Jacobs replied on their behalf. It was an evening of tradition and friendship.
Over 60 local people attended and thanks especially to Elaine Swift (catering), Pat and to other members of the SCA for their continued work in organising this popular event which over the years has raised funds for various organisations and charities – and the SCA.
It was a great night of music, with the hall packed to capacity. Thanks to The Milliners for opening and closing the event and to all the other artists who took part.
Joan Edmundson and John Wrightson, Lirica, Rob Guest, Kristen Peacock, Anthony Rob with Heather and Deci, Nick Smalley, Nest, Ean Parsons, the Old Age Travellers, John Weighall and Tom Guest provided an excellent programme of entertainment throughout the night.
There was a wide selection of songs ranging from familiar popular tunes to some fantastic new numbers, sung in public for the first time. A real showcase of the considerable local talent we have in Sedgefield.We hope to hold our next Open Mic in March, so keep checking the website!