Burns Night

Enjoy the history and heritage of Burns Night, celebrating Scotland's national bard Robert Burns.

Robert Burns hid his radical and progressive political views “in plain view” while working for the Crown during ...

05/02/2018

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Some 50 airs in an 18th century landmark publication credited with saving Scotland’s folk song tradition were not ...

29/01/2018

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A ground-breaking new animated facial reconstruction of Robert Burns reciting one of his own poems has been ...

25/01/2018

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A letter from Robert Burns to one of his oldest friends, which has not been seen in public for more than 100 ...

23/01/2018

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A free event at the University of Dundee on 25 January will celebrate Burns Night with screenings of rare films ...

23/01/2018

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Author Nick Holland explores the fascination of the Brontë sisters for Scotland, and in particular the work of ...

22/01/2018

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Plan a literary adventure with this guide to three places to visit connected with the life of Robert Burns. ...

26/09/2017

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The National Trust for Scotland’s Burns Monument in Alloway has received a huge financial boost towards vital ...

12/09/2017

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Find out about the death of Scottish poet Robert Burns, who died on 21 July 1796 on this day in Scottish History. ...

21/07/2017

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Robert the Bruce, Bonnie Prince Charlie and Captain Scott are among the people from Scottish history who have ...

20/07/2017

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A violin which Robert Burns is said to have danced to will sound as it did in the 18th century, after being ...

24/01/2017

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A rare collection of song sheets compiled in a book belonging to 'Agnes Burns' and dating to the time of Robert ...

23/01/2017

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