Dumfries’s Loreburn Hall throws opens its doors like never before as Big Burns Supper returns in January with a new alternative in-person format for ‘Le Haggis’, an immersive theatrical party experience featuring a roster of talent and a brand-new soundtrack created by energetic trad folk group Ho-Ro and Dumfries Community Choir.
Marking the first in-person festival in three years, four one-off evening events will run on the 13th, 14th, 20th & 21st January featuring a range of different artists including Scottish rock band Skerryvore, alternative dance band Colonel Mustard & the Djion 5, the legendary The Bootleg Beatles and funk and soul maestro, DJ Craig Charles alongside local music talent including Soul Junction, Chasin the Train and The Lutras.
Alongside these musical arts, soon to be announced international cabaret artists will join forces with local artists to create the special editions of ‘Le Haggis’ which offers 7 hours of entertainment each night, spread across four different performances spaces at the Loreburn Hall. Once the shows are over, the venue becomes a playground with audiences encouraged to dress to impress!
All four new ‘Le Haggis’ events are included in one umbrella ticket price of £38.00 as part of a revised format to the popular event for Big Burns Supper which is the largest community platform in the South of Scotland.
Family Editions of ‘Le Haggis’ will also be presented on Sunday 15th and 22nd January with a community cast of young and old as the festival returns to its original grass roots social ethos.