There was a bit of a ceilidh, a nod in the direction of Tony Roper's hit play The Steamie
, and some recitation of Burns' work.
Laundry ladies Jacqui Purdie and Sandra McCormack are the talk of the steamie
after landing a role in the new Sainsbury's Christmas TV advert.
has arrived back in its spiritual home of Glasgow and, 30 years after it first opened, still manages to reduce the audience to tears of emotion and hysterics.
There's fun in the air, though, and good times and good gossip to be had with friends and their neighbours in the steamie
Next (April 1-5) comes The Steamie
, the 1988 comedy by Tony Roper, the writer and actor who played 'Jamesie' Cotter in Rab C Nesbitt.
A special red carpet gala performance of The Steamie
at the King's Theatre, Glasgow, will bring together stars of theatre and screen.
It's theatre producer Neil Laidlaw reminding him that The Steamie
has another big anniversary coming up.
is set in the 50s, when wash houses were already being replaced by launderettes.
This year will see the 30th anniversary of The Steamie
- and we are giving readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the iconic Scottish play.
Christine Aston, 44, was playing in a production of The Steamie
when she nodded off and slumped over her keyboard.
, which consists of a brick-lined boiler and two beautiful porcelain sinks, was probably built around 1895 at the same time as the three-storey tenement flat where Mr Daly has lived with his wife and four-year-old son since 2000.
Tony Roper's play The Steamie
is so popular that a Scottish actress could spend her whole career moving from the impressionable new bride to the veteran mince-buyer.