Hugh Morrison leads the Centremen Songsters in boisterous song. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Hugh Morrison leads the Centremen Songsters in boisterous song. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Robbie Burns Night extravaganza at the Chemainus Legion Hall

If Scottish poet only knew what a popular man he remains with haggis, celebrations and more

Don Bodger

The Courier

If Scottish poet only knew what a popular man he remains with haggis, celebrations and more

 

Piper Peter Leckie leads the procession bringing the haggis into the Chemainus Legion Hall. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Piper Peter Leckie leads the procession bringing the haggis into the Chemainus Legion Hall. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Wes Everitt brings in the coveted haggis so MC Keith Falconer can begin the honours ceremony. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Wes Everitt brings in the coveted haggis so MC Keith Falconer can begin the honours ceremony. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Sword bearer George Robson is happy that it’s time for a toast. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Sword bearer George Robson is happy that it’s time for a toast. (Photo by Don Bodger)

MC Keith Falconer conducts the address to the haggis in his inimitable fashion. (Photo by Don Bodger)

MC Keith Falconer conducts the address to the haggis in his inimitable fashion. (Photo by Don Bodger)

A lot of toasts are in order and Wes Everitt, Peter Leckie, Keith Falconer, Ken Morrison and George Robson are only too happy to oblige. (Photo by Don Bodger)

A lot of toasts are in order and Wes Everitt, Peter Leckie, Keith Falconer, Ken Morrison and George Robson are only too happy to oblige. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Wes Everitt takes the haggis back to the kitchen to be prepared for the meal. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Wes Everitt takes the haggis back to the kitchen to be prepared for the meal. (Photo by Don Bodger)

MC Keith Falconer has some racy jokes up his sleeve. (Photo by Don Bodger)

MC Keith Falconer has some racy jokes up his sleeve. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Bobby Smith entertains with his mix of traditional Scottish songs and even some Johnny Cash hits. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Bobby Smith entertains with his mix of traditional Scottish songs and even some Johnny Cash hits. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Naomi from the Shelley Cassidy Highland Dancers performs a sword dance. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Naomi from the Shelley Cassidy Highland Dancers performs a sword dance. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Shelley Cassidy Highland Dancers perform the Highland Fling. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Shelley Cassidy Highland Dancers perform the Highland Fling. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Piper Peter Leckie performs some Classic Scottish bagpipe music. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Piper Peter Leckie performs some Classic Scottish bagpipe music. (Photo by Don Bodger)