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Burns January 20, 2020

Burns Night Cocktails

Shake things up this Burns Night with Burns inspired gin cocktails from Caorunn Gin. Enjoy this set of unique cocktails as an alternative to whisky heavy tipples we're used to.

Burns December 31, 2019

Burns Night With A Twist

Take a look at these three extra special ways to enjoy this year's Rabbie Burns festivities. Would you try haggis-spiced ice cream?

Burns October 15, 2019

Burns Supper Playlist

To celebrate the launch of our new bookazine "The Ultimate Guide To Robert Burns" we’re bringing you our very own Burns Supper playlist. Give it a listen!

Burns January 21, 2019

Q-Aye – Burns Edition Part 1

Burns Night is on January 25 so here are a few little-known facts about the bard and his influence around the world, to get ye in the mood for a dram or two

Burns January 20, 2019

Q-Aye – Burns Edition Part 2

Mair facts about the Bard himself and his influence around the world…   6. Burns body was exhumed in 1815 to be placed in a new mausoleum in Dumfries. Whilst […]

Burns November 6, 2018

Focus On Ayrshire: Burns’ Cottage

Every year thousands undertake the pilgrimage to the birthplace of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns   Burns spent the first seven years of his life at Alloway Cottage, just south […]

Burns January 19, 2018

An Homage To Burns

In 1796 Scotland mourned the death of Robert Burns, and so too did The Scots Magazine, dedicating six pages to his obituary. Here is its final message…   Upon the whole, we […]

Burns January 17, 2018

1786 Burns Poetry Review

For Burns Night we’ve dug deep into our archives to find our first printed review of the poetry of Robert Burns, published in The Scots Magazine way back in December 1786… Surprising effects […]

Burns January 21, 2015

Oatcakes for Burns Night!

Nairn’s, producers of exceptional Scottish oatcakes, and award-winning Edinburgh-based chef Mark Greenaway have joined forces to devise a special gourmet treat just for Burns Night!   Haggis, Neeps and Tatties […]

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