A Unique commemoration of the birthplace and the life of Robert Burns...

Throughout January

People the world over are invited to celebrate the bard’s birthday in his birthplace of Alloway, Ayrshire with a special programme of events set to take place around Burns Cottage and surrounding landmarks.

NEW for 2017! Journey, this Burns season, into Burns Alicht, a unique sparkling birthplace tour in celebration of Scotland’s poet Robert Burns. Discover special illuminations, be enchanted by mischievous sights, sounds and entertainment and delight in landmarks coming alive. This special evening concludes with a finale burning of John Barleycorn to the sound of tribal drums!

This winter festival also includes a unique Burns supper in Burns Cottage, Burns Big Birthday Bash, The Alloway 1759 World Haggis Hurling Championships and more.