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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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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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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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