Burns Night – a retrospective


‘But, if Ye wish her gratefu prayer,
Gie her a Haggis!’

Last weekend a whole series of events took place across Oxford, celebrating the life and works of Scottish poet Robbie Burns.

Here we bring you photos of festivities at Balliol, taken by Cherwell photographer Wojtek Szymczak.


Balliol Burns Night Dinner: the piper leads the procession of the haggis to the High Table.


‘Gie her a haggis!’
‘To the haggis’ by Burns read out by Scottish Balliolite, Chris Miller.


Burns Night in Balliol: Scottish reeling in the Balliol MCR.

The bagpipes!


Procession past the Sheldonian.


Parading along Broad Street.

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