After Hours


Scottish Connector – A Night Celebrating Robert Burns

9 Feb 2023 18:30 - 21:00
  • Member Price: RMB 350
  • Standard Price: RMB 450
  • In-person event

Join our first social event in 2023 and enjoy an evening of haggis, poems and laughter with friends old and new.

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Event details

BritCham Shanghai invites members and friends to join us for the first in-person After Hours event in the Year of the Rabbit!

The evening will be structured to combine the best of a Scottish Connections networking event – capturing the spirit of the great Scottish poet and lyricist, Robert Burns. Enjoy an evening with haggis, poems, laughter, and much more.

Dress code: Smart casual/ Kilt/ a touch of Tartan


  • 6.30 pm Registration & Networking
  • 7.00 pm Welcome Remarks by BritCham Shanghai Vice Chair, GlobalScot, Kirsten Johnston
  • 7.05 pm Speech by British Consul-General Shanghai, Chris Wood
  • 7.10 pm Dinner Starts
  • 7.20 pm ‘Address to a Haggis’ by Paul Farrell, Principal at Britannica International School, Shanghai
  • 8.20 pm ‘The Immortal Memory’ by Head of Scottish Government Office China, Catriona Radcliffe
  • 8.30 pm Closing Remarks and ‘Auld Lang Syne’; Continued Networking
  • 9.00 pm Event Ends

*BritCham Shanghai reserves the right to alter the above agenda.

Menu of the evening

  • Scotch Broth – lamb barley & vegetable soup (Vegetarian: Roast tomato & bread soup, fresh basil)
  • Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, Onion Gravy (Vegetarian: Tahini roasted cauliflower, eggplant tahini, sauteed kale, roasted almonds)
  • Clootie Dumplings (currant & molasses pudding)
  • Cheese board (shared)
  • Short bread (shared)
  • Two Drinks (choose from whisky/ red wine/ white wine/ soft drinks)


In case of cancellation, please kindly note you must email the BritCham Shanghai Event Manager before 5 pm, 6 Feb. Due to the service charges of Glueup and online payment platforms, we can only partially refund up to 90% of your ticket price and payment will be processed within 14 days after the event via your original payment method. However, it is non-refundable for a cancellation request made beyond the above-mentioned timeframe.

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mr willis, is a warm, inviting kitchen-dining room offering casual, Aussie-influenced bistro fare. The place feels like an artist’s loft – the apartment you always wanted. Willis’ loves his roasts – savour the best of Australian Dry Aged Beef, Shanghai’s favourite roast chicken, spanking fresh seafood and delectable desserts – delicious rustic dishes, served family style, that taste like home.


Mr Willis

3/F, 195 Anfu Road (near Wulumuqi Road)



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