Interactive Map of Burns Suppers

Developed by the Centre for Robert Burns Studies & The University of Glasgow, this incredible map showcases more than 2500 Burns events from close to 150 different countries around the world.

The Poetry of Robert Burns

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.

The Big Burns Night Quiz

Think you know your 'Auld Lang Syne' from your 'Tam O'Shanter'? Test your knowledge of all things Robert Burns with this fun new quiz!

20 Facts About Robert Burns

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. 

#TaeTheBard Podcast Series

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.

Ultimate Guide to Burns Night

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. 

(Please note this was developed before the coronavirus pandemic.)

How to hold your own Burns Supper

There's no experience quite like a Burns Night celebration. Whether you're addressing the haggis, or you don't know your kilts from your ceilidhs - we've got the guide for you!

(Please note this was developed before the coronavirus pandemic.)