Burns Night

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

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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Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle are holding themed events on 23 and 24 January to celebrate Burns Night ...

18/01/2016

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Professor Gerard Carruthers explores the characteristics which bind – and separate – the national bards Robert ...

11/01/2016

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17/12/2015

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Graham Main, artistic director of the Big Burns Supper, talks about why haggis takes centre stage at the Big Burns ...

26/11/2015

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The owners of the Globe Inn in Dumfries, the pub which Robert Burns nicknamed his 'howff', have donated a set of ...

13/10/2015

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Take part in our History Scotland mini-survey and have your say on the future of the magazine…

30/04/2015

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