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Resources

 

Club Presentations

 

Bagpipes, Scotland and Robbie Burns by Donny MacKenzie

 

The Burns Family Finances in the Final Days by Jim Fletcher

 

 

Club Debates

 

"The Scottish National Dish: Haggis or Stovies?"

 

 

Burns in the News

 

Our club member Stewart Cameron was quoted in an article about Burns in "The Scotsman"

 

An interesting piece about when Sir Walter Scott met Robert Burns from the National of Scotland

 

A collection of Burns works goes on display. The story from The Scotsman

 

Would Burns have supported Scottish Independence? HBC member Duncan McGregor was quoted in a Globe and Mail article before the referendum.

 

If you like to ring in the new with a chorus of "Auld Lang Syne", here's how the Burns' song became a world wide favourite.

 

A newly discovered portrait of Burns is for sale. It's expected to fetch £2 million at auction. Spotted by David Glover.

 

A sculpture commemorating Robert Burns and his work has been unveiled in Dumfries, Scotland.

 

"Writer Andrew O'Hagan asks what made Robert Burns one of the world's favourite poets. He travels through the landscape of modern Scotland in a poetic journey to the places that inspired Burns". This YouTube video by the BBC is recommended by HBC member Bill Hughes

 

An important question: Robert Burns or the Loch Ness Monster? Thanks to David Glover for passing on this item.

 

A book was released this year on Burns' impact on Western culture. You can see a review of it here.

 

The Herald Scotland noted that Robbie Burns "Ae Fond Kiss" was sung to open the fourth Scottish Parliament. Noted by David Glover.

 

The Ayrshire Post carried a feature about the popularity of Burns among Italian schoolchildren.

 

A YouTube piece about the discovery of a letter by Burns written the week he died. Spotted by HBC member David Glover.

 

A Reuter's article about the digital creation of a portrait of Burns wife, Jean Armour as a young woman. Sent along by HBC member Richard McNair.

 

 

Tours

 

Information and photos on Burns life in Dumfries

 

 

Music

 

A performance by Shenna Wellington.of Burns' "A Man's a Man for a' That" at the re-opening of the Scottish Parliament in July 1999.

 

Eddi Reader sings Burns' "Ae Fond Kiss" at Auld Lang Syne, a Burns Tribute Show.

 

 

The RBANA Newsletter

 

The latest edition of "The RBANA Tattler" from the Robert Burns Association of North America. There is information in this issue about a project to upgrade Burns statuary in Dumfries.

 

 

The Newsletter of the Robert Burns World Federation

 

November 2016 Edition

 

Other Burnsiana

 

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The Irvine Burns Club Scotland

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The Mauchline Burns Club Scotland

 

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Robert Burns Association of North America

 

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Burns Country

Cape Town Club

 

Pinelands Caledonian Society, Cape Town

 

 

 

Balerno Club

 

 

The Balerno Burns Club, Scotland

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The Calgary Burns Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010 Supper

The Head Table at the 2010 Burns Supper

 

Ivany

The Ivany Place Outreach

 

Games

Awards at the Highland Games