Burns Night

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

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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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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Author Rosemary Gemmell tells the story of Mary Campbell, the Dunoon dairymaid who inspired some of Robert Burns's ...

02/04/2015

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Researchers have created the most complete mapping of the route that Robert Burns took on his tours of the ...

21/01/2015

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Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle will be holding special events to celebrate the legacy of Robert Burns on 24 ...

20/01/2015

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BBC Scotland’s young traditional musician of the year Robyn Stapleton talks to History Scotland about how the work ...

19/01/2015

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Follow in the footsteps of Scotland’s national bard with our guide to the places associated with the life and work ...

16/03/2014

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Your guide to creating the perfect Burns Night celebration.

20/01/2014

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