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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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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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Robert Burns World Federtion Conference 2014

Message from new President Jim Thomson

I would like to thank all the members, friends and partners of the Robert Burns World Federation for all the messages of support and congratulations since becoming President. I have been moved and surprised by the amount of good will and generous support that has been shown to me since the Inaugural Dinner on 13 […]

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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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Covington Mains Commemoration

Lanarkshire Association of Burns Clubs Covington Mains Commemoration 6 July 2014 Lanarkshire Association of Burns Club gathered at the Covington Mains Cairn near Thankerton for their annual commemoration. Despite earlier heavy showers, the sun shone during the short ceremony. Patricia Leslie, LABC president began by welcoming the special guests from RBWF- Alison Tait, Jim Thomson, […]

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Largs Cronies President's Halloween Dinner 2013

Largs Cronies’ President’s Halloween Dinner

On Thursday 24th October 2013, Jane Brown, President of the Robert Burns World Federation, was guest of honour at Largs Cronies’ annual President’s Halloween Dinner held at the Village Inn, Fairlie. Jane spoke of her travels to Burns Clubs throughout the UK, Canada and the USA and then gave a very interesting account of her […]

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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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President of the Robert Burns World Federation.

A message from Jim Shields, President

As my year of office begins, I am filled with an air of anticipation. There are already many functions, events, celebrations to look forward to and, as I am already finding, it is almost a full time job. During the Aberdeen international Youth Festival this year, at which our major prize-winners were present to represent […]

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