History with Beth's guide to Robert Burns

Bethany Reid @historywithbeth ·January 23, 2024Reading time: 4 minutes

Every year on the 25 January, celebrations take place around the world in honour of Scotland’s famous poet and songwriter, Robert Burns. The life and work of Robert Burns are full of dramatic romances, inner demons, and an immeasurable mark on Scotland’s history and literature. But where did it all begin for Scotland’s bard?  

Burns Cottage

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Robert Burns and Alloway

A man addressing the haggis at a Burns Night Supper

Burns Night 2024