At its Annual Celebration on 24th January 2013, Irvine Burns Club presented Anne Gaw with an Honorary Membership in recogniton of her work for the Burns movement. Anne is a Founder Member of Irvine Lasses Burns Club, and a Past President of the Ayrshire Association of Burns and the Robert Burns World Federation. Anne held […]
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Irvine Lasses Burns Club held its 39th Annual Dinner on 1st February 2014 in the Menzies Hotel, Irvine. President Annie Small presided over a very enjoyable evening. Past President of Irvine Burns Club Tim Swan delivered the Immortal Memory. Pat McPhee, a former Provost of Irvine toasted the Laddies, while Fr Willie Boyd, another Past […]
Calgary Burns Club played host to 821 attendees at their recent Burns Supper – WOW, wondering if this is the biggest Burns Supper ever!! Click on the following link to view some pictures and a video clip from the event. Enjoy. https://www.dropbox.com/s/465pcqqx0e3badu/burns%20slide%20show%20-short.wmv
STRATHEARN BURNS CLUB : PRESS RELEASE The 115th Annual Burns Supper of the Strathearn Burns Club took place in Crieff Golf Club, attended by over seventy members and guests. Chairman Bill Clark welcomed the gathering and Piper Jamie Roddick led in chef Richard Collingwood carrying the haggis. Pete McCarra addressed the haggis with great vigour […]
Halton Peel Burns Club – Canada Over these past years, under the leadership of our Club Presidents Chrys Ballantyne and Alan McKenzie, the Halton Peel Burns Club in Oakville, Ontario, has been building a catalogue of multimedia presentations on a wide range of topics related to Robert Burns and things Scottish. This has grown […]
In 2006 the Directors of Irvine Burns Club agreed on a programme of visits by local Primary schools to Wellwood, the club’s home since 1962. Initially, only the fourteen Irvine schools were invited to take part but in 2012 the programme was opened to all primary schools in North Ayrshire (fifty five). To date some […]
The Curriculum for Excellence is now at the core of Scottish education and we, at Irvine Burns Club, hope to make a small contribution to success in the application of some of the principles laid out below. Curriculum for Excellence – Experiences and Outcomes The languages, dialects and literature of Scotland provide a rich resource […]
This photograph shows RBWF President Bob Stewart handing over a cheque for £1100 to Deborah Roe of the Spina Bifida Scotland charity. From left to right are George Manson, Bob Stewart, Deborah Roe, George Letham and Craig Rodger. The money collected was the proceeds from our annual St AndrewsTide Ceilidh.
Cupar Burns Club and Fife Herald schools Burns competition. This is an annual competition which involves all the local schools and which is extremely well supported.
You may have noticed that the RBWF website is currently undergoing some changes. We are hoping to make it look fresher and more useful to everyone interested in Robert Burns and the Robert Burns World Federation. We have added a new Events Calendar and booking system which is about to be populated with all upcoming […]