The Dean of Guild, Mr Stewart Hill, welcomed a large company of Guildrymen and guests to the annual dinner of the Guildry Incorporation of Brechin, in the Mechanics’ Institute on Friday evening.
Mr David Adam, Past-Deacon of the Nine Trades of Dundee, proposed the toast to “The City and Trades of Brechin”, and the reply was given by Guildryman Rev James Drysdale.
The toast to “The Guildry of Brechin” was given by Professor Charles McKean, Professor of Scottish Architectural History at the University of Dundee, with the reply from the Dean of Guild.
Guildryman Mr Derick McIntosh proposed the toast to “Our Guests”, and guest Mr James Moynagh, Lord President of the Court of Deans of Guild of Scotland, replied on their behalf.
The final toast of the evening was “The Dean”, proposed by Mr Angus Callegari, Immediate Past-Dean.