You don’t need to head to Scotand to raise a glass to Robbie Burns.
Middleton Lodge, Kneeton Lane, Middleton Tyas, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 6NJ, 01325 377977, middletonlodge.co.uk: Celebrate the work of Robbie Burns in the traditional way at a black tie ball in the beautiful surroundings of Middleton Lodge on January 23. Supporting the Teenage Cancer Trust, enjoy a champagne reception, a three course dinner and a Ceilidh. Tickets are £55.
The Cross Keys, 107 Water Lane, Leeds, LS11 5WD, 0113 243 3711, the-crosskeys.com: On January 25, The Cross Keys continues its yearly tradition of raising a glass on Burns Night with a whisky tasting, poetry reading and a three course dinner. With its roaring fires and stone flooring, it’s the perfect setting for a wee dram.
The Carding Shed, Dobroyd Mills, Hepworth, Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, HD9 1AF, 01484 680300, thecardingshed.co.uk: Based in a former mill, the vintage themed Carding Shed offers a trip down memory lane as well a night of Scottish hospitality. A three course meal is offered to celebrate Burns Night with live music and Scottish dancing. Doors open at 7pm on January 23.