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Monthly updates regarding events from Clubs around the world

Bringing Burns back to Brow Well (Improvement Project)

Letter to all Clubs from: Southern Scottish Counties Burns Association President: Mr David Miller 20/05/2015 Dear Secretary Bringing Burns Back to the Brow Well Solway Firth Partnership Project 2015 /2016 Further to the discussion at the SSCBA meeting held in Gatehouse on 28th March 2015 I refer to the above project and offer an update […]

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Priscilla Kucik – Robert Burns stookie

The following letter arrived at the RBWF office this week and gave us a chuckle!! Dated 2nd May 2015 In December of 1787, Robert Burns injured his knee in “so severely” by an “unlucky fall from a coach” that he “did not need the command of his friend Dr. Sandy Wood to confine him to […]

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Ravenscraig Burns Club share their success

Ravenscraig Burns Club, once again, very kindly shared the success, and proceeds, of one of their best ever Burns Suppers. This support boosts the works of the national bard among school children across Scotland. The Committee decided to share the proceeds equally between The Robert Burns World Federation and Lanarkshire Association of Burns Clubs with […]

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E.D.B.C.A. Primary Schools Burns Festival

E.D.B.C.A. PRIMARY SCHOOLS BURNS FESTIVAL 21st February 2015 – Secretaries Report On the 21st of February 2015 Edinburgh and District Burns Clubs Association held their Annual Primary Schools Burns Festival within Tynecastle High School, 1 McLeod Street, Edinburgh. EH11. The venue was the same as last year, but the quality of the response from the […]

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Inverness Burns Club Annual Supper

Pre Supper Top Table Guests’ photograph from the Inverness Burns Club Annual Supper held on Friday 30th January 2015 at the Lochardil House Hotel attended by Hon. Presidents, Members, Guests and artistes making up a company of some 114 dedicated Burns enthusiasts. Those in the photograph are (L to R Rear) Piper Bill Hamilton, Andrew […]

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EDBCA Wreath Laying Ceremony

EDINBURGH & DISTRICT BURNS CLUBS ASSOCIATION Wreath Laying Ceremony on the 2nd February 2014. On the 1st of February 2015 within the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh. Edinburgh and District Burns Clubs Association held their Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony. The afternoon started at 2.00pm with Jim Weatherston on Banjo singing beside the […]

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Greenock Burns Club Annual Celebration

On Monday 26th January, 2015, members and guests of The Greenock Burns Club held their 213th Annual Celebration within the Tontine Hotel, Greenock. The top table guests were piped into the room by 15 year old Rachael McDaid, the granddaughter of our President. The proceedings were chaired by Bill McCready, President, who gave everyone a […]

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USA Burns Supper Reports

Reports from a variety of Burns Suppers which took place in the USA this year can be found at Enjoy reading all about them

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St Andrew Society of Sarasota & Burns Club of St Andrew

The St. Andrew Society of Sarasota and Burns Club of St. Andrew hosted their annual Burns Supper at the Laurel Oak Country Club on January 24th with 100 members and guests in attendance. Andrew Gardner gave a rousing “Address to a Haggis” that set a festive mood for the evening! After a delicious meal May […]

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