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Mauchline Kirk

Mauchline Parish Church Appeal

Mauchline Parish Church – Charity No. SC007714 Mauchline in Ayrshire was home to Robert Burns and has had a church on site since the 12th Century, originally established by monks from Melrose Abbey. The previous church was used by the Burns family, and the bard himself was a regular visitor, often on the Cutty Stool, […]

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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 Federation

16th RBWF Lasses Lunch

The 16th RBWF Lasses Lunch has been announced and is scheduled for Sunday 10th May 2015 at the Fenwick Hotel, Ayrshire from 12:30pm – 3:30pm.  Further information in our Events Section. We are currently looking for a sponsor for this event to cover the costs of the drinks reception, speaker and musician costs. For more […]

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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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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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