Celebrate Burns Night with Ceremonial Mayor

Published Monday, 8th January 2018

CELEBRATE the life of Scottish poet Robert Burns with the Mayor and Mayoress of Hartlepool at their Burns Night dinner.

Guests are invited to join Councillor Paul Beck and Mayoress Mrs Mary Beck on Thursday 18 January at The Rift House Community Building, Masefield Road, for a 3 course traditional Scottish meal.

The Mayor and Mayoress of Hartlepool Councillor Paul Beck and his wife mary

Attendees will also be able to enjoy a drink upon arrival, as well as the chance to win prizes at a tombola and raffle, with money raised from the event going to the Mayor’s two chosen causes - Macmillan Cancer Support and The Rifty Youth Project.

Tickets are priced at £20 and guests are asked to arrive at 6.15pm for dinner at 7pm. A Pay Bar will also be available.

Hartlepool Mayor Councillor Paul Beck said: “This celebration has long-stood as a key date in the Hartlepool calendar and we intend to make this one extra special, with haggis being piped in and entertainment lined up.

“People’s support will be greatly appreciated, as all funds raised from the dinner will be donated towards aiding the invaluable work of Macmillan Cancer Support, as well as local community group The Rifty Youth Project, which provides a safe space for young people to socialise and learn new skills.

“Everyone is encouraged to attend the dinner whether people are on their own, in a small group or larger party.”

Tickets can be obtained by contacting Registration and Members’ Services on 01429 523702/523704 or by emailing memsec@hartlepool.gov.uk.