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President Bobby Kane

A Burns Day Greeting from RBWF President Bobby Kane

Our President Bobby Kane, has recorded a message as we celebrate the 258th Anniversary of the birth of our Bard, Robert Burns.                 If you are unable to listen to the recording, please see the transcript below of the greeting.   Hello – members, friends and cronies. It’s […]

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National Schools Competition – Results 2015 (Secondary)

The National Finals for Secondary pupils took place at Hutchesons’ Grammar School, Glasgow, on Saturday 18th April 2015. Many thanks, as always, to our Schools Competition sponsors Tunnock’s of Uddingston and, also this year, The Jean Armour Trust, who helped make all this possible. Once again, a fantastic group of talented youngsters participated on Competition Day. Those in […]

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National Schools Competition – Results 2015 (Primary)

The National Finals for Primary pupils took place at Hutchesons’ Grammar School, Glasgow, on Saturday 30th May 2015.  Many thanks, as always, to our Schools’ sponsors Tunnock’s of Uddingston and The Jean Armour Burns Trust who made this all possible. A wealth of talent was on show, once again, and we were thoroughly entertained by a […]

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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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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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USA Burns Supper Reports

Reports from a variety of Burns Suppers which took place in the USA this year can be found at http://www.rbana.com/burnssupper.htm Enjoy reading all about them

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