Archive | News

Ae Spark o' Nature's Fire

Luckenbooth Music CD – Ae Spark o’ Nature’s Fire

Debut album by Jillian Bain Christie, soprano and Catherine Herriott, piano. Please contact Luckenbooth Music directly to order this new CD – cost £10.00 https://www.luckenboothmusic.co.uk/product/ae-spark-o-natures-fire/ (Also available via iTunes or Amazon) Product Description A selection of much-loved songs by Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns, chosen by talented young Scottish soprano, Jillian Bain Christie for her […]

Continue Reading
President Bobby Kane

A Burns Day Greeting from RBWF President Bobby Kane

Our President Bobby Kane, has recorded a message as we celebrate the 258th Anniversary of the birth of our Bard, Robert Burns.                 If you are unable to listen to the recording, please see the transcript below of the greeting.   Hello – members, friends and cronies. It’s […]

Continue Reading
RBWF Logo-Solway

Year in Review 2016

Another year almost gone.  So, what has been going on in the Federation this year? Well, as usual, the beginning of the year was very busy, with all the Burns Supper celebrations across the world. The start of the year is always a busy time in the office with membership renewals and requests from schools […]

Continue Reading

200 Club Winners 2015-2016

Congratulations to all the lucky 200 Club winners in 2015-16. The complete list is as follows: Date Prize Winner Sep-15 Quarterly Prize Alison Tait 1st prize Larkhall Burns Club 2nd prize Robert Lawson Miller Oct-15 1st prize Frances Marshall 2nd prize Robert Lawson Miller Nov-15 1st prize Frances Stewart 2nd prize SSCBA Dec-15 Quarterly Prize […]

Continue Reading
burnsalichtlandscape_page_1

BURNS ALICHT

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 […]

Continue Reading
Tam O' Shanter Competition 2016

Tam O’ Shanter Competition

Dumfries Ladies Burns Club No. 1 – Tam O’ Shanter Competition was held recently in the Globe Inn, Dumfries. This year’s winner was Mr David Brown of Renfrewshire – well done David! (Pictured – Competitors, judges & officials of Dumfries Ladies Burns Club No. 1)

Continue Reading
RBWF National Raffle - 1st Prize

RBWF National Raffle Winners

First Prize Winner – Mrs Katie McKail of Prestwick . Pictured above is Katie receiving the keys to her prize – a brand new Suzuki Celerio 1.0 SZ2.  (L-R Jemma Morrison of Border Cars, Katie McKail, Jane Brown RBWF Past President, Ian McIntyre RBWF Senior Vice President) Second Prize Winner – Mr Iain Matthewson of […]

Continue Reading

Conference 2016

The 2016 Robert Burns World Federation AGM & Conference was held at Peebles Hydro, Peebles on 9th- 11th September 2016. This year we had almost 140 delegates in attendance. Friday evening’s dinner was informal with several delegates providing the evening’s entertainment along with folk band Luath which was enjoyed by all in attendance. President Peter […]

Continue Reading