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200 Club Winners 2014-2015

Congratulations to all the lucky 200 Club winners in 2014-15. The complete list is as follows: Date Prize Winner Sep-14 Quarterly Prize Robert Dinwiddie 1st prize Robert Miller 2nd prize Bob Stewart Oct-14 1st prize Leicester Caledonian Society 2nd prize Dumfries Ladies Burns Club Nov-14 1st prize Irene Miller 2nd prize Dumfries Ladies Burns Club […]

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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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Congratulations to Irvine Lasses Burns Club

Congratulations to Irvine Lasses Burns Club who not only won the Arts & Culture Award at the recent NAC Provost’s Civic Pride Awards, but they also won the Provost’s Special Award. These are extremely well-deserved accolades for the hard-working ladies of Irvine Lasses Burns Club. Many thanks to all who voted.

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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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Largs Cronies’ President’s Halloween Dinner 2014

LARGS CRONIES’ PRESIDENT’S HALLOWEEN DINNER 2014 On Thursday 23rd October 2014, Eileen Doris Bremner, daughter of the founder president of Largs Cronies Burns Club, Dan Doris, was the guest speaker at Largs Cronies’ annual President’s Halloween Dinner held at the Village Inn, Fairlie. Eileen, a former producer with Grampian Television, told the audience that her […]

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Medicine Hat Burns Club – Jolly Beggars Banquet

On Saturday the 27th September the members of the Medicine Hat Burns Club hosted their sixth “Jolly Beggars Banquet” at the Cypress Club in Medicine Hat, Alberta. It was a splendid affair with some sparkling entertainment, recitations and presentations by members and guests – all ably kept to order by Club President Mike Duffy and […]

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Fauldhouse & Crofthead Address the Haggis Competition

On Friday the Tenth October the Fauldhouse & Crofthead Burns Club held their first Annual Competition dedicated to the Address to the Haggis. President John Campbell was delighted to to welcome a total of Eight competitors, who after registration were invited to Address The “Beastie”, with each competitor delivering their own interpretation of this World […]

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Dunedin Scottish Festival Report (by Bruce Spittle)

Attached report on the Dunedin Scottish Festival as submitted by Bruce Spittle, Secretary of Dunedin Burns Club. What an amazing few days were had by all who attended with such a well-packed schedule. Enjoy the read! The Dunedin Scottish Festival: celebrating Dunedin’s links with Scotland and Robert Burns was held from Sunday 31 August to […]

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200 Club Winners 2013-2014

Congratulations to all those lucky enough to be drawn from the 200 Club hat this year – the complete list of winners is as follows: Date Prize Winner Sep-13 Quarterly Prize Isa Hanley 1st prize Ayrshire Association 2nd prize Peter Hughes Oct-13 1st prize George Letham 2nd prize Robert Stewart Nov-13 1st prize Roberta Copland […]

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