EDS Burns supper

POSITIVELY the last Burns Supper of the season was held the other night by the Aberdeen office of the global IT services firm EDS.

About 100 attended the event in the city’s Marcliffe Hotel and enjoyed music, verse and song.

Five girl singers from the Music 4 You group, aged between 12 and 15, set the ball rolling before Andrew Sutherland addressed the haggis.

Actors Sian Ross and Stephan Vincent, of Baudrans Productions, dressed up in costume for the principal toasts, accompanied by pianist Gregor Blamey.

Fiddler Dave Morrice did a solo spot, accompanied by his wife, Diane. Both are with the Last Resort Band.

2 – Ian and Susan Craw with Colin Will and Alison Taylor

3 – Dave and Fiona Ibbotson, Duncan Hendry and Rosemary Taylor

4 – Neil and Linda Davidson with Sharon and Stuart Houston

5 – Stephan Vincent, Bob Malcolm, Sian Ross and Robert Condon

6 – Tamia Lee and Denis and Marina Pinto with Pipe-Major John Stewart

7 – Jacky and Tim Thackeray with Cathy and Graeme Verra

8 – Ron and Sylvia Scrimgeour with EDS UK sales director, David Tait, and Catherine and Allan Robertson

9 – Ann and Duncan Rennie, Jane Johnston, Terry Stephens and Sally Coghill