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20th RBWF Lasses Lunch

On Sunday, 7th April 2019, Alloway Burns Club had the great pleasure in hosting this years 20th RBWF Annual Lasses Lunch. The day was set in the beautiful surroundings of the Brig O’ Doon House Hotel and was a wonderful day of friendship, laughter and delicious fayre. Special thanks go to this years speaker Julie […]

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RBWF Conference 2019

We are delighted to confirm that bookings are now being taken for the 2019 RBWF Conference. This year’s Conference will be held between the 6th and 8th September 2019 in the Hallmark Hotel, Glasgow. Watch this space as we release updates around what can be expected and we hope to see as many people there […]

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Burns Federation Yorkshire District – Tartan Ball

SATURDAY 13th APRIL 2019 THE HOLIDAY INN Barnsley Road, Dodworth, Barnsley S75 3JT – off Junction 37 M1 TIME:  6.15 p.m. for 6.45 p.m. Carriages 12 midnight Dress – Highland, Evening or Dark Lounge Suit, a show of tartan where possible.  with the music of the ever-popular Iain MacPhail and his Scottish Dance Band The […]

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RBWF Lasses Lunch (Hosted by Alloway Burns Club)

RBWF Lasses Lunch – Sunday 7th April 2019 (hosted by Alloway Burns Club) 12noon for 1pm at The Brig O’Doon House Hotel, High Maybole Rd, Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PQ ,  Telephone: 01292 442466 Guest Speaker: Julie Griffiths Closing Date for bookings: Friday 8th March 2019 Please complete the RBWF Lasses Lunch Booking Form 2019 and […]

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Christmas Opening Hours

Please note the RBWF Office will be closed until Thursday, 3rd January 2019.  If you wish to contact us by email, we will respond on our return. Seasons Greetings, RBWF

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Irvine Seagate Rotary Caring Trees Project

Seagate Rotary Caring Trees Project

Organised by Irvine Seagate Rotary to brighten up the town for Christmas, 27 local organisations have become involved with individual trees, including Irvine Burns Club and Irvine Lasses Burns Club. Irvine Burns Club’s Red, Red Rose theme consists of 240 Red LED lights + 100 glass hanging ornaments also in red and with the obligatory […]

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RBWF Friendship Tile

‘Friendship Tiles’ The Robert Burns World Federation intends to raise funds to secure and develop a range of services within our Kilmarnock Headquarters, and as part of our Outreach and Education programmes. One opportunity to contribute is the sale of ‘Friendship Tiles’ – these are ceramic tiles which can be purchased for a Club, Association […]

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President’s Blog – July

Burns is reported to have commented on “the kind hospitality and most agreeable little party” when he visited Covington Mains en route to Edinburgh in November 1786 and met with Archibald “Baldy” Prentice. My good friend David Smith rode shotgun for me on a beautiful summer’s Sunday for the Covington Mains ceremony. The welcome and […]

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President’s Blog – June

“Simmer’s a pleasant time” the Bard told us in the love song “Aye Waulkin’ O”.  The recent spell of incredible weather certainly lifts the spirits and has allowed Burns Clubs and Associations with various summer commemorative events to plan with some confidence. June started off for me with the Dumfries and Galloway Burns Association Annual […]

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200 Club Winners 2017 – 2018

Congratulations to all the lucky 200 Club winners in 2017-18. The complete list is as follows: Date Prize Winner Sep-17 Quarterly Prize Mauchline Burns Club 1st prize Roberta Copland 2nd prize Colin Harris Oct-17 1st prize Alloway Burns Club 2nd prize Robert L Miller Nov-17 1st prize Mauchline Burns Club 2nd prize May and Donald […]

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