Born in Ayrshire in 1759, Robert Burns is Scotland's national bard. Affectionately known as 'the Ploughman Poet', his verses stand as a fitting testament to Scotland's proud literary history. Here's a selection of his greatest works.
Here you'll find some of the most exciting events happening all around Scotland for Burns Night, featuring live music and the very best of Scottish culture.
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The centrepiece of any Burns Night celebration is the traditional Burns supper, where Rabbie's famous verses are expertly matched with Scotland's famous food and drink. Check out these modern twists on classic Scottish dishes.
The first Burns supper was held in 1801 and in the 200+ years since then new traditions have been added but the sentiment remains the same: to pay tribute to our national poet. Learn how to host the perfect Burns supper here.
The legacy of Robert Burns is incredibly impressive reaching far and wide across the globe and into the consciousness of some of the world's most well-known people. Check out these 20 fascinating facts about our very own Ploughman Bard.
The Works of Robert Burns is a one-stop shop for everything you need to celebrate our national bard. Lose yourself in his beautiful words, or learn some interesting facts you may not have known about the man himself.
Tae The Bard is a podcast series dedicated to Robert Burns. This fascinating five-part series is hosted by Dr Pauline Mackay – one of the world’s leading experts on Burns – and features interviews with modern creatives and expert guests.
Take a behind the scenes peak at the incredible work of world-renowned lettering artist, Craig Black's Robert Burns mural, which will take pride of place at Glasgow's SWG3 throughout January.
Good food, good whisky, good cheer and good poetry; there's no experience quite like a Burns Night celebration. Whether you're addressing the haggis or the 'lassies', or you don't know your kilts from your ceilidhs, we've got the guide for you!