Last night The Mill Forge hosted a Burns Night for the local primary school. There was entertainment provided by the children and the haggis was addressed by the primary sevens.
Over fifty parents attended along with forty children and several teachers. There were renditions of Selkirk Grace, Auld Lang Syne plus highland dancers, traditional Scottish dances and Burns recitals.
All in all it was a great night to be a part of, and Burns himself may have said "a richt guid time was had by a'."
Not every couple who comes to Gretna Green to be married chooses to wear a traditional wedding dress and a morning suit or kilt.
This bride and groom found the ultimate choice for comfort on their wedding day. Who says you have to stick to tradition?
To us watching as they exchanged vows, their choice of clothing made perfect sense for a cold January day. The Ministers are often asked to match their clothing with the wedding party, but on this occasion the Minister opted out.
Every year we undergo a maintenance program which sees us redecorating, repair and in some cases making alterations to our facilities.
This year is no different and we are changing the décor of all our double rooms as part of our program. Out goes the old wallpaper and in comes the new. The paintwork is being rubbed down and undergoing a dramatic colour change which involves two coats of undercoat before another two coats of the new colour can be applied.
Lots of other small details will be improved as part of the renovations which we will ...
Our wedding fayre is nearly upon us and we have some fantastic exhibitors lined up to showcase their wares. A full list will be advertised soon.
Our budget busting offer of a double bedroom for only £40 per night for Saturday 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of March is proving to be very popular. If you are planning on attending our wedding fayre and staying over, then you are advised to book early to avoid disappointment.