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150 Years of Bridgeton Burns Club

EDM (Early Day Motion) 199: tabled on 24 February 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Bridgeton Burns Club on its 150th anniversary; notes its exemplary contribution to the promotion of Scottish culture and poetry in the East End of Glasgow; appreciates that it has encouraged the knowledge and cultivation of Scottish literature for 150 years in line with its founding principles; notes that the Club has achieved these aims through its annual school burns competitions and fund for the arts which supports gifted young people in Glasgow's East End to study art, music or literature; understands that the Club will be celebrated in a civic reception at Glasgow City Chambers; and hopes that the Club will continue going from strength to strength in the years to come.