NORTHERN Ireland’s leading ferry company is setting sail on January 25 for a special cruise to celebrate Burns Night.
Stena Line’s Burns Supper Cruise will offer passenger’s a traditional evening of Scottish food and entertainment for only £29 per person. Burns Night marks the life and poetry of Robert Burns, Scotland’s national poet and is celebrated on his birthday, January 25.
Stena Line will host a traditional Burns supper of haggis, neeps and tatties including a traditional ceremony which will see the address to the haggis and the recitation of Burns’ poetry. Scottish dancing and live Scottish music will ensure the passengers get into the spirit of the occasion.
Stena Line’s Route Marketing Manager Ian Baillie said, “The Burns Supper Cruise gives people a unique way to celebrate Burns Night by coming on board and travelling across to Scotland to mark this annual occasion. Stena Line is delighted to be offering passengers the chance to enjoy traditional Scottish entertainment and food for a special evening to mark the birthday of the much celebrated poet Robert Burns.”
“There has always been a great connection between Northern Ireland and Scotland and by hosting cruises on occasions like this we believe we are offering passengers a taste of Scottish culture.”
The Burns Supper Cruise will depart from Belfast on January 25 at 7.30pm and will return to Belfast at 1.45am.
For more information or to book click on www.stenaline.co.uk/burns, call 08447 70 70 70 quoting B112 or visit your local travel agent.
All cruises are subject to availability. Terms and Conditions apply. Subject to minimum numbers.
MEDIA ENQUIRIES: For further information please contact Fiona Brown or Jen Higgins of Duffy Rafferty Communications on 028 90 730 880.