Things to do to celebrate Burns night in Edinburgh




  1. Burns for Beginners

Location: Edinburgh Castle

Date: 21st – 25th January

Event info: Family event in which a performer impersonating Burns will be discussing some of the poet’s most famous work

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  1. Burns Unbound

Location: National Museum of Scotland

Date: 22nd January

Event info: The Auditorium and Grand Gallery will be hosting a day of free activities providing fun for all the family. Events will include storytelling and live performances from Scottish folk musicians

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  1. Burns Night Tour

Location: Real Mary King’s Close

Date: 25th January

Event info: On this exclusive evening tour guests will be taken back in time, beneath the Royal Mile as they learn about Scottish history

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  1. Burns Supper

Location: Bread Street Brasserie

Date: 27th January

Event info: A traditional four course Burns’ Supper will be delivered by a piper in traditional attire with live music from Scottish musician Bruce Davis

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  1. Burns Night Ceilidh

Location: Scottish Café and Restaurant

Date: 27th and 28th January

Event info: The night will kick off with a three-course dinner before dancing the night away with a ceilidh and live band. Help will be on hand with guests being guided through each dance

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  1. Tam O’Shanter: Telling the big tale

Location: Scottish Storytelling Centre Training Venue

Date: 20th January

Event info: Explore the poet’s narrative as guests gain an understanding of the poet’s    defining work

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  1. Burns Night Supper

Location:  Whiskibar

Date: 25th January

Event info: Award winning MacSweens Haggis is on the menu featuring the venues whisky cream sauce. Traditional Scottish fiddle band will be playing live

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