BURNS Night will be celebrated at Alexander’s Skipton High Street, on Saturday, January 25 with haggis, a ‘wee dram’ and world champion Scottish piper, Stephen Sumner.

Burns Night originates from the birthday celebrations of the Bard of Scotland Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns and is celebrated all over the world, and not just in Scotland.

The writer and poet, who died in 1796, wrote Auld Lang Syne, traditionally sung on New Years Eve, and the always performed on Burns Night, the traditional Scottish dialect poem ‘Ode To a Haggis’.

Stephen Sumner, who has played the bagpipes at the Edinburgh Tattoo and The Trooping of the Colour at Buckingham Palace, will pipe guests to a special ‘Taste of the Highlands’ night.

A menu specially created by Alexander’s chef, Paul Cunliffe, will include haggis, ‘neeps and tatties, and there will also be the traditional ‘address of the haggis.

To find out more, visit Alexander’s bar and kitchen website, or drop in.