Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
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Robert Burns Birthplace Museum

Upcoming Events

Highlight Talk: A Life of Love and Courage

27 Nov 2019
15:00
Free event

Mary Millar, author of a well-received recently published book on the subject, speaks about the life, work and death of Jane Haining. Jane was born in Dunscore in Dumfriesshire and died in Auschwitz.

Storytelling Sessions at RBBM

30 Nov 2019
11:00
Free event

Join us for a fun-filled day with storytelling sessions for children of all ages! Storytelling is an ancient form of communication and Scotland is home to some of the greatest stories ever created. Join us as we learn about the Scots language, laugh about the Wee Bannock and delve into one of Robert Burns’s best narrative poems: Tam o’ Shanter.

Highlight Talk: The story of Madeleine Smith

4 Dec 2019
15:00
Free event

Andy Hughes talks about the murder trial that rocked a nation with revelations of a passionate love affair, drugs and scandal – all outdoing the love affairs of Robert Burns for notoriety.

Jingle Owl the Way 2019

7 Dec 2019 - 8 Dec 2019
Paid Event | Book online

Christmas has arrived at Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Get into the festive spirit and visit our enchanted grotto with all the family.

Highlight Talk: Keir Hardie

11 Dec 2019
15:00
Free event

Stanley Sarsfield shines a light on Keir Hardie – a champion of the poor and unemployed, leading advocate of votes for women, staunchly anti-war protester and the founder of the Labour Party.

Scots Leid Wirkshoap: Fower

14 Dec 2019
13:00
Free event

Join Tracy Harvey (Scots Scriever for Robert Burns Birthplace Museum) for Scots language-themed writing workshops. These will be fun, creative and informal sessions to encourage everyone attending to learn about and celebrate the Scots language.

Elves' Tea Party 2019

14 Dec 2019 - 15 Dec 2019
Paid Event | Book online

Join us for a magical afternoon tea, with yummy food, festive games and face paint!

Centre for Robert Burns Studies Conference

11 Jan 2020
09:30
Paid Event | Book online

The Centre for Robert Burns Studies annual conference returns to Robert Burns Birthplace Museum. Join us for a day of fascinating talks.

Burns Gala Day

25 Jan 2020
10:00
Free event

Join us as we celebrate the life and legacy of Burns in his hame toun.

Spirit o the Bard

25 Jan 2020
19:00
Paid Event | Book online

Heel, toe and away we go! Enjoy a fun evening of live music and entertainment, as well as traditional haggis, neeps and tatties!