PICTURES: Burns Night at Chichester Yacht Club

Dancing was a cross between a Scottish reel and a barn dance
Dancing was a cross between a Scottish reel and a barn dance

Chichester Yacht Club hosted a lively night of dancing, good company and good food to celebrate the legendary Robert Burns.

With more than 100 revellers and live music, the Burns Night celebration on Friday was a sell-out success.

Dressed for the occasion

Dressed for the occasion

Dr Richard Williamson, a motor section member, said: “Dancing was a cross between a Scottish reel and a barn dance, very energetic and quite a challenge to get right.”

Club chef Andy Nice treated the partygoers to a choice of traditional Scottish dishes, including chicken served on an oat patty, beef pie with pickled walnuts and haggis.

A wide variety of whiskies were also on hand to wet the whistle at the bar.

Manu Jenkin, club operations manager, said: “With a year packed with events to mark this special 50th anniversary year of the Chichester Yacht Club, the successful Burns Night kicked off the celebrations in good style.”

More than 100 revellers enjoyed live music and a Scottish feast

More than 100 revellers enjoyed live music and a Scottish feast

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