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Burns Night Supper

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This event is no longer running

Set aside: 5 hours
Who is it perfect for: Adults (18+ only) 
Set aside: 5 hours
Who is it perfect for: Adults (18+ only)  
Event details

Dust off your tartan and get into the Scottish spirit with our annual Burns Night Supper.


Raise a wee dram of whisky to Scotland’s national Bard Robert Burns, before tucking in to a delicious two-course haggis (or veggie haggis) feast.


North East ceilidh band Angels of the North will then get everyone up on the dancefloor for traditional reels and jigs, with a special caller to talk you through the dances.

Friday 24 January 2020, 7.00pm - 11.30pm

£32.50 per person
£300 for a table of 10

Please note: this event is for people aged 18+. Ticket bookers must specify any dietary requirements at the time of booking.



Haggis, clapshot mash, swede puree and whisky cream sauce


Veggie haggis, clapshot mash, swede puree and whisky cream sauce (V)


Cranachan (whisky, honey and oatmeal cream served with raspberries)

Terms & Conditions

Please use the Life Meeting & Events entrance on Central Parkway. Parking is available nearby at Times Square Car Park. Postcode for Sat Nav: NE4 7AD.

Start time: 7pm. End time: 11.30pm

Age Suitability: 18+

Groups of less than 10 may be seated with other parties.

Only alcohol purchased from Life Meeting & Events can be consumed on the premises

Sorry but late comers may not be admitted.

Your use of and purchase of tickets is governed by the Terms and Conditions as set out on the Life website.

It is your responsibility to check, prior to purchase, that the information you have supplied to us in respect of your online ticket requirements is accurate. We are only responsible for issuing online tickets in accordance with the information you provide. Once purchased, the date for which your ticket has been purchased cannot be changed. Payments for tickets are non-refundable. Tickets are only valid for the date stated upon them. 

On arrival at Life, the following will be required:

  • Appropriate proof of entitlement to any discounted ticket rate claimed (such as NUS card or Annual Pass card) for each person to be admitted under the ticket. You may be asked to pay the full admission price or refused entry in the instance of proof not being available.
  • The name and booking reference number (provided at the time of purchase).

No online ticket may be resold without the prior written consent of Life. If any person attempts to enter Life with a ticket that has been resold without Life’s written consent, Life may refuse entry and no compensation is payable to that person by Life.

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