City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Burns Night


Burns: Rough Cut, Brunton Theatre

A dramatisation of poet Robert Burns' visit to Edinburgh shows the poet in a new light: but he comes off cynical and charmless.

Burns Day Message 2011

It's Burns night. Few people have championed Scotland's Bard with quite the same passion as First Minister Alex Salmond.

Video: A Tour of the New Burns Museum

If you can't make it Alloway in Ayrshire to see the new Burns Museum (entrance is free today) you can at least get a sense of the "man o' parts" in this tour of the museum by Director, Nat Edwards.

Robert Burns' Complete Works Released On I-Phone App

Anyone giving the Address to the Haggis on Burns Night next week might well be reaching into their sporran for their iPhone after the recent release of a new app with the complete works of poet Robert Burns.

Burns Midwinter Magic at National Library of Scotland

A free, drop in event where family members can experience magical
encounters with characters from Robert Burns' famous poem Tam
O'Shanter, brought to life by performance group te POOka.

Auld Reekie Roller Girls' Fishnet Burns Night

Auld Reekie Roller Girls Flyer

Fishnet Burns Night is Auld Reekie Roller Girls' first home, open, intraleague bout. Entry is free for all under 16's when accompanied by an adult.

Robert Burns In Texts

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.

Burns Day at National Museum of Scotland

Free poetry, performers, art and music to celebrate Scotland's most famous bard: Robert Burns.

Clydesdale Unveils Homecoming Scotland Bank Notes

Homecoming Scotland Bank Notes

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

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.