Robert Burns

Activities

June 03, 2017

Musicians Raise the Roof at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

    Two Scottish acts are preparing for this year’s Upside Doon music festival by playing a surprise gig on the roof of the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Talented singer-songwriter Colin Hunter and...

Musicians Raise the Roof at the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

    Two Scottish acts are preparing for this year’s Upside Doon music festival by playing a surprise gig on the roof of the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Talented singer-songwriter Colin Hunter and acclaimed six-piece Have Mercy Las Ve ...

Outlander Star Sam Heughan Narrates Robert Burns' Poems for Burns Night

Celebrate Robert Burns, Scotland's National Poet, by Taking a "Burnsie" and Listening to Outlander Star Sam Heughan Narrate the Bard's Most Famous Poems   January 25 is Burns Night, which celebrates Scotland's most famous poet, Robert Burns. On Burn ...

Want to Learn More about Robert Burns?

    Sunday, January 25 is Burns Night, which celebrates the life and works of the legendary Scottish poet, Robert Burns.  Yes, the National Poet of Scotland has his own holiday. Burns Night is much more than the same old stanzas and rh ...

Spook yourself this Halloween with shivers and ghosts

    This October, the National Trust for Scotland is organising events to send shivers down your spine at historic buildings known to be the home of ghosts and terrifying legends.   What better way to be scared silly this Hallowe ...

Celebrating the work of Robert Burns at Stirling and Edinburgh Castles

        Stirling and Edinburgh Castles will be celebrating all things Robert Burns this weekend with a programme of events exploring the life and works of one of Scotland’s most famous sons. To mark Burns’ Night, events will ...

Nae Man...

      Nae man can tether time or tide. Robert Burns       Photo courtesy and copyright Winfred Peppinck Nae Man... Written by Jessica Voigts    

Stirling Castle launches Burns for Bairns tours

    Young visitors to Stirling Castle will be able to find out more about one of Scotland’s most famous poets later this month.   The castle is holding its inaugural ‘Burns for Bairns’ tours which will provide y ...

Bide by the buff and the blue

    It's guid to be merry and wise, It's guid to be honest and true, It's guid to support Caledonia's cause, And bide by the buff and the blue! ~ Robert Burns

Halloween with Robert Burns

  In partnership with the International Storytelling Festival, the Robert Burns Birthplace Museum will celebrate a SPOOKY halloween event, which will include story teller Rosie Mapplebeck, whose stories are deeply rooted in the earth. Her repertoire ...

Oh, Scotia!

    O Scotia! my dear, my native soil! For whom my warmest wish to heaven is sent; Long may thy hardy sons of rustic toil Be blest with health, and peace, and sweet content ~ Robert Burns   Oh, Scotia! Written by J ...