Free Robert Burns App now available

The Scottish Government has made available in the App Store for Apple and Android a free app entitled The Works of Robert Burns. This contains an alphabetized listing of the complete works, with translations of key words, as well as a Robert Burns Timeline and a Guide to Burns Suppers

Free Online Course on Robert Burns

Free Online Course – ‘Robert Burns: Poems, Songs, and Legacy’ Such was the success of the free online course on Robert Burns offered in January by the Centre for Robert Burns Studies at the University of Glasgow, in partnership with Futurelearn, that a second course is now available for enrolment. Over the course of three … [Read more…]

Poetry Writing Competition Results

Twelve entries were received for the inaugural annual competition for the Jack Hume Heather & Thistle Trophy for original poems written in the style of Robert Burns. The judges, Jack Hume himself, Les Strachan (US Director), RBANA and Willie Gibson (RBWF delegate from Scotland) were impressed by the quality of the entries, but came to … [Read more…]