Join us for the Ball on Saturday 24 November 2018
We hope you enjoyed the 2017 edition of the St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball – you can view the entire photo gallery here. The St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball 2018 will be held in the Warsaw Marriott Hotel on Saturday 24 November 2018 – you can reserve your tickets now using the form at the foot of the page.
Date and time:
Saturday 24 November 2018
18:30 – Welcome Reception
Join us for a welcoming drink (or two) and enjoy the playing of Częstochowa Pipes and Drums.
19:30 – 21:45 Dinner, dance displays and recitals
19:30 Dinner commences
The pipe band will lead the company to the Grand Ballroom where we’ll be seated at 19:30 prompt.
There will be a short welcome address and the Selkirk Grace before the first course of a four course dinner with a taste of Scotland and wee beverage or two (or maybe even more)!
20:00 Arrival of the Guest of Honour
Our guest of honour, the Haggis, will arrive accompanied by a piper, and be welcomed with a recital of Robert Burns’ ‘Ode to a Haggis’.
The second course of the magnificent dinner feast will be served – haggis, neeps and tatties!
As guests enjoy their dinner, we again expect to provide some entertainment.
21:00 Pipe Band and Scottish Highland Dance
During dessert, we’ll hear a recital by the Częstochowa Pipes and Drums and an exhibition sword dance.
21:15 Introduction of our supported Charities
We’ll give you a short introduction to the childrens’ charities receiving the support of the Foundation.
Raffle tickets will be on sale – we hope you’ll dig deep into your pockets, wallets and purses – there are some fabulous prizes.
21:45 Ceilidh begins
The ceilidh will feature a selection of Scottish Country Dances and ballroom dances to the music of Scotia’s Hardy Sons.
There will be a selection of entertainments outside the Ballroom for the remainder of the evening.
22:45 Raffle and Auction
We’ll draw the raffle prizes and hold a charity auction.
23:30 Ceilidh continues
Keep working off dinner with some energetic Scottish Country Dances and some ballroom dances.
00:15 Early Bird Breakfast
A buffet breakfast will be available and will feature some Scottish favourites!
00:25 Auld Lang Syne
We’ll conclude the ceilidh with the traditional song ‘Auld Lang Syne’
00:30 – Disco dancing
Dancing to contemporary music with our ever popular disco!
We hope you’ll have had a fabulous evening and will resolve to join us again for the 2019 edition of the Ball!
Sorry, reservations are now closed. We hope that you’ll join us for the 2019 Edition of the Ball.