28 Jan 2015
Residents from Keswick care home transported to Scotland for the evening during a Burns Event extravaganza.
Staff at Anchor’s Keswick care home organised a banquet and celebrations to mark the 256th birthday of the famous Scottish poet on day date month.
The Piper who was in full costume addressed the haggis, and then he played the bagpipes and residents really enjoyed the music and dancing.
Muriel Stewart who grew up in Aberdeen “This was a very special night, it brought back lots of memories being Scottish, it was like going back at home. I enjoy these traditional themed evenings that are regularly held at Keswick care home. We get to taste all sorts of different food and experience traditions across the world.
Andrea Keen, Home Manager said "Our chef was very proud of the way the haggis had turned out and the residents thoroughly enjoyed tucking into the traditional Scottish fayre of haggis, tatties and neaps and a wee tot of whisky.
“The haggis, like all our meals are made from fresh seasonal ingredients. The secret ingredient to my haggis is name secret ingredient which what does it do to the flavour.”