Big Burns Supper and burlesque performance
The Big Burns Supper in Dumfries is quite a spectacle. Around 4,500 people parade through the streets carrying lanterns, along with floats, marching bands and poetry-reciting performers. Then there’s a a supper festival and street carnival and a firework display. The whole thing kicks off in front of the Burns statue, of course.
One part of the festival would have delighted the rowdy poet, the very grown up cabaret show put on as part of the evening’s events. It’s a 5 star burlesque event, taking place in the huge mirrored Spiegeltent for 18+ audiences only, and those attending are invited to ‘dress up’ which could mean anything from a kilt to … well, the weather might determine just how far ‘dress up’ might be taken!Read More