Posts Tagged ‘Robert Burns’

Homecoming Scotland launches biggest St Andrew’s Day celebrations ever

Monday, November 9, 2009 13:45 Comments Off

Inspired by the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns, Homecoming Scotland 2009 is drawing to close and the finale weekend, which takes place from 26 – 30 November, promises a massive programme of events. The year kicked off in style in January with the Burns celebrations and has seen more than 400 events [...]

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Search for favourite Burns song

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 16:38 Comments Off

Do you have a favourite Burns song? Or are you unfamiliar with the works of Robert Burns? Would you like to hear some of them and vote for your favourite? Well now’s your chance courtesy of an online poll run by the Scotsman to discover the favourite Burns song. There are links so that you [...]

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Welcome to Scotland signs fly up at Scottish airports

Monday, January 19, 2009 14:10 Comments Off

With just four days to go until the start of Homecoming 2009, preparations are well underway to greet visitors to Scotland. If you’re flying in to Scotland this week you’ll notice the addition of the new ‘Welcome to Scotland’ signs that are starting to spring up at all the airports in time for the official [...]

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Homecoming Scotland 2009 kicks off in style

Monday, January 19, 2009 0:16 Comments Off

The big Homecoming Scotland 2009 celebrations kick off next weekend, the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns. This major drive to give a huge boost to Scottish tourism invites anyone and everyone with even a hint of Scottish ancestry to descend on Scotland this year to celebrate ‘all things Scottish’. Although, even if [...]

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