The Robert Burns World Federation
C O N F E R E N C E
Friday 3rd - 5th September 2021

Welcome to Renfrew (Birthplace of Kings)
High point of the Federation calendar, the Annual Conference. We are delighted to visit the ancient Burgh of Renfrew, Cradle of the Stewarts. Close to many landmarks with opportunities to visit.

Venue 2020 - Glynhill Hotel & Leisure Club
169 Paisley Rd, Renfrew PA4 8XB
C o n f e r e n c e P r o g r a m m e

Friday 3rd Sept

Afternoon

14:00- 16:00 Registration & Raffle tickets on sale

14:00 - 16:00 - RBWF Shop till you drop

Evening 

18:30    Guests enter Dining Room

19:00 Private Dinner 

Entertainment - Alastair McDonald and Harmony

Saturday 4th Sept

         Morning

8:00 - 9:45 Breakfast Served

10:00 - 11:00 Lecture - Alan Beck - ‘A Sincere Disciple’ Colin Rae Brown

11:00 - 12:00 Lecture - Prof Kirsteen McCue - Robert Burns & the Songs of George Thomson

12:00 - 13:00 Lecture - Rt Hon Lord Lyon, Dr Joseph Morrow - The Coat of Arms of Robert Burns

13:00 Lunch Break (range of sandwiches and soup on sale in the hotel)

Afternoon 

13:45 - 14:30 Lecture on the Globe - David Thomson

14:30 - 17:00 Annual General Meeting

17:00 Break

Evening

18:00 Drinks Reception 

18:15 People move into Dining Suite

18:30 Procession of dignitaries

18:45 Installation of President of Robert Burns World Federation

19:00 Gala Dinner followed by Toasts. 

21:00 Raffle to be drawn

21:15 Dancing to Reel Stramash

Sunday 5th Sept

Morning

8:00 - 10:30 Breakfast Served 

10:15 Depart for Paisley Abbey 

10:30 Robing in chains of Office

11:00 Paisley Abbey Service

13:30 Wreath laying at Burns Statue Fountain Park

13:45 Dispersal of attendees.

   Afternoon

       Delegates Depart

To book, please call the RBWF office on 01563 572469 or email us at admin@rbwf.org.uk .  Alternatively, you can book online through the shop by following this link Events, Robert Burns World Federation Online Shop (rbwf.org.uk)