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By Fiona Reid
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Roll up, roll up for Big Burns fun

A CARNIVAL mood hit Dumfries today for the launch of the next Big Burns Supper Festival programme.

And headline acts will include Eddi Reader, Jason Byrne, The Beat and Black Grape.

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Black Grape

The 2016 event, which kicks off on January 22, will also have a strong emphasis on children’s entertainment with the arrival of Celtic Circus, a Spiegeltent show with acrobatic thrills and spills to delight a younger audience.

Kids will run the Salon 1962 as part of the festival fun
Kids will run the Salon 1962 as part of the festival fun. Pic by Colin Hattersley

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The Robbie Burns themed festival will last for nine days and will also feature a street carnival around Dumfries on Sunday January 24.

To find out more go to  www.bigburnssupper.com

Children from Lochside Primary helped launch the Big Burns Supper Festival 2016 this week. Photo by Colin Hattersley
Children from Lochside Primary helped launch the Big Burns Supper Festival 2016 this week. Photo by Colin Hattersley
FREE PICTURE: Big Burns Supper 2016 Launch, 05/11/2015:As the line-up for this year's Big Burns Supper festival (in Dumfries, Scotland) is announced - with headliners Jason Byrne, Eddi Reader, The Beat and Black Grape - youngsters from Lochside primary school, Dunfries, get into the carnival mood with festival performers Jack Finlay and Nadia Ali. 2016's programme has strong emphasis on children’s entertainment with the arrival of Celtic Circus, a Spiegeltent show with acrobatic thrills and spills to delight a younger audience. The Robbie Burns themed nine-day festival bursts onto the scene on 22nd January 2016, and features a street carnival around Dumfries on Sunday 24th January 2016. More information from: Matthew Shelley - PR consultant for Big Burns Supper - 07786 704 299 - MJHShelley@hotmail.co.uk Photography for Big Burns Supper from: Colin Hattersley Photography - www.colinhattersley.com - colinhattersley@btinternet.com - 07974 957 388.
FUN . . . young Alishia Armstrong with performers Jack Finlay and Nadia Ali

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