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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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Ayr Flower Show 2014

Once again, RBWF took a stand at Ayr Flower Show and entered the Golden Rose competition. This year’s theme was World War One. We were delighted to win 3rd prize. Many thanks to our volunteers who manned the stand all weekend and a special thank you to Jean Bell who loaned us family items which […]

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Press Release – RBWF & IOAD

Press Release – The Robert Burns World Federation and Isle of Arran Distillers  Yesterday, at the RBWF Headquarters in the Dower House, Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock, the President of the Robert Burns World Federation and the Managing Director of Isle of Arran Whisky signed a contract confirming the Arran based distillery to be the […]

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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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Haggis Champion Winner

SFMTA Haggis Champion of Champions Event

The Year of the Haggis The 2014 Battle of Bannockburn had a different outcome to the historical one of fighting in 1314. The modern day “battle” was a friendly contest in which ten holders of the prestigious “Haggis Maker of the Year” gathered for the decision as to who would be the Champion of Champions […]

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National Schools Competition – Results 2014 (Primary)

The National Finals for Primary pupils took place at Prestwick Academy on Saturday 10th May 2014.  Many thanks, as always, to our Schools’ sponsor Tunnock’s who made this all possible. As I’ve said before, there is a wealth of talent in our schools and much of that was on show on Competition Day.  We were […]

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National Schools Competition – Results 2014 (Secondary)

The National Finals for Secondary pupils took place at Prestwick Academy on Saturday 26th April 2014.  Many thanks, as always, to our Schools’ sponsor Tunnock’s who made this all possible. There is a wealth of talent in our schools and much of that was on show on Competition Day.  We were thoroughly entertained by a […]

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200 Club Winners

Congratulations to our ‘200 Club’ winners so far: Sept Quarterly prize Isa Hanley – September 1st prize Ayrshire Association of Burns Clubs – Sep 2nd prize Peter Hughes – Oct 1st prize George Letham – Oct 2nd prize Robert Stewart – Nov 1st Prize Roberta Copland – Nov 2nd Prize Bryan Keenan

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RBWF Website Changes

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 […]

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Bob Stewart - RBWF President 2013/13

A message from Bob Stewart, President

My first act in my tenure as your new President must be to express my thanks and highest regards to our Immediate Past-President, Jim Shields, to the Board of Directors, to the members of the Executive Committees and, to our C.E.O. Alison C. Tait for all the support and guidance I have received from them […]

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