The 25th of January sees the annual celebration of the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns. It’s a fairly big deal across the UK, and there are several places in London to enjoy the event.
The Ceilidh Club runs a string of Burns Night ceilidhs at Hammersmith Town Hall on 20, 21, 27, 28 January and 4 February. Expect a full dinner, regional whiskey, and dancing events. Tickets £13-25
Friends of Tate South Lambeth Library will host a ‘pre-Burns Night Party‘ on Monday 23 January. The event is completely free and starts at 7pm.
The most Scottish pub in London, the Rob Roy at Paddington will celebrate with bagpipes at 7pm and haggis.
In London before the 25th? The Boisdale restaurants in Belgravia, Bishopsgate and Canary Wharf are celebrating early with a Burns Celebration on Monday 16 January.