Piping-hot food and music

Delta Police Pipe Band's Robbie Burns’ Dinners next week

The Delta Police Pipe Band is holding its 41st-annual Robbie Burns’ dinners on Jan. 23 and 24, and tickets are still available for the Friday night (Jan. 23) event.

Tickets are $60each and include a roast beef dinner with all the trimmings (including haggis) and two hours of entertainment including piping, highland dancing, singing and tributes to Robert Burns.

The dance band The Earthtones will finish off the night with music and dancing until the wee hours of the morning.

The event includes a Scottish bar, offering beer, wine and spirits.

The Delta Police Pipe Band has performed all over the world, in such countries as Scotland, Germany, Holland, France, Switzerland, and across North America. It is most famous for performing with Paul McCartney at his concert in Vancouver in 2012.

The Robbie Burns an important fundraiser for the band, as it will attend the Netherlands Military Tattoo in September 2015 to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Holland by the Canadian army during The Second World War.

The Burns’ dinners will be held at Sacred Heart Church Hall, 3900 Arthur Dr. in Ladner.

Tickets for the event can be purchased at Grapes 4 U at #150, 4857 Elliot Street in Ladner or by phoning the pipe band voicemail at 604-940-5040. Leave a message and your call will be returned.

For more information about the band, visit www.deltapolicepipeband.com

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