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RBWF Lasses Lunch (Hosted by Lanarkshire Association of Burns Clubs)

RBWF Lasses Lunch – Sunday 20th May 2018 (hosted by Lanarkshire Association of Burns Clubs) 12noon for 1pm at The Radstone Hotel, 3 Ayr Rd, Shawsburn, Larkhall ML9 2TZ, Telephone: 01698 791111 Guest Speaker: Jane Brown, Past President, RBWF Closing Date for bookings:    Friday 20th April 2018 Please complete the RBWF Lasses Lunch Booking Form […]

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North East Schools Festival – Reschedule Details

The Robert Burns World Federation North of Scotland Schools Festival, which was cancelled on 4th March, has now been rescheduled on SATURDAY 24th MARCH 2018 in MELDRUM ACADEMY, Colpy Road, Oldmeldrum, Inverurie, AB51 ONT. We look forward to welcoming you all. For further details, please contact,  Helena Anderson Wright Tel: 01224 868988 email:

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North East Scotland Schools Festival

The Robert Burns World Federation North East Scotland Schools Festival on Saturday 3rd March in Portlethen Academy is cancelled, due to the extreme weather conditions. We are extremely sorry about this, but safety is our top priority. Please contact Helena Anderson Wright on  for further updates and rescheduling.

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Ian McIntyre Official

RBWF President – Burns Day Message

Burns Day Message   So here we are again folks, over 250 years since Robert Burns’ birthday we are still celebrating his life.  All over the world in every hour of every day around this time, people will be celebrating the life of the ‘Lad wha was born in Kyle’.  Burns memory is enduring and […]

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Burns Alicht – 27th January 2018

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! TICKETS ON […]

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Signage at New RBWF Town Centre Premises

Signage at New Premises

We are very excited to report that the signage is now up at our new premises in Kilmarnock and looking good. We are very much looking forward to moving in and look forward to many visitors. I hope you like the sign.

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University of Glasgow – News Release

University of Glasgow – News Release 2 November 2017 The Russian love affair with the people’s poet He is dubbed the people’s poet in Russia and his work has been taught in schools along with their own national writers. The Russian’s love affair with Robert Burns even saw the country becoming the first in the […]

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Hallmark Hotel

Conference 2018

The RBWF Conference 2018 will take place over the weekend of 7th – 9th September 2018.   Welcome to Irvine The high point of the Federation’s calendar is our Annual Conference and we are pleased to return to Irvine this year to enjoy this fine location set in Ayrshire. Venue 2018 Hallmark Hotel Irvine is […]

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200 Club Winners 2016 – 17

Congratulations to all the lucky 200 Club winners in 2016-17. The complete list is as follows: Date Prize Winner Sep-16 Quarterly Prize Mr & Mrs George and Enez Anderson 1st prize Mr & Mrs George and Enez Anderson 2nd prize Mr John Mackay Oct-16 1st prize Mr Robert Dinwiddie 2nd prize Mr Peter Stuart Nov-16 […]

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National Schools Competition – Results 2017 (Primary)

RBWF – 2017 National Festival for Primary Schools. The National Finals for Primary pupils took place at St Athanasius Primary School, Carluke, on Saturday 6th May 2017. Many thanks to our Schools Competition sponsors Golden Wonder and, also, The Jean Armour Trust, who helped make all this possible. Once again, a fantastic group of talented […]

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