Burns Night

Robert Burns In Texts

Submitted by edg on Thu, 22 Jan '09 12.15pm

Text messaging service AQA 63336 is circulating a list of Frequently Asked Questions that its team of some 1,200 researchers has received about Scotland's most famous poet.

Clydesdale Unveils Homecoming Scotland Bank Notes

Submitted by edg on Fri, 16 Jan '09 8.06pm

New banknotes, due to enter circulation this Autumn, have been designed by Clydesdale Bank to coincide with the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns and the Year of Homecoming 2009.

Celtic Connections Festival Celebrates International Roots

Submitted by edg on Tue, 13 Jan '09 10.01am

The 16th annual Celtic Connections festival gets underway this Thursday in Glasgow. The festival which takes place every January (15 January - 1 February this year) also launches the Homecoming Scotland festivities in 2009.

Rabbie Burns Blogs From the Grave

Submitted by edg on Sat, 3 Jan '09 10.11am

The original letters of Robert Burns dating from 1787 onwards are being given the blog treatment by the National Trust for Scotland.