RBANA Director Tony Grace presents Jim Hutchens with the Jack Hume Heather & Thistle Trophy for 2018 for his winning poem “A Poet’s Thoughts on Emigration”. The presentation was made at the recent Calgary Burns Club AGM at which Jim Hutchens became club president for the second time. This was also the first time the … [Read more…]
The results of the Jack Hume Heather & Thistle poetry writing competition for 2018 were announced at the formal dinner at the recent RBANA AGM & Conference in Philadelphia. The judges commented on the high standard of the entries this year. This was particularly gratifying since sadly Jack Hume, the donor of this trophy in … [Read more…]
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Reports of the Jolly Beggars and Jean Armour events held recently by the Medicine Hat Club have been posted on this website under Blogs and Reports – Burns Supper Reports. Here are copies: Medicine Hat Jolly Beggars Banquet 2017 Medicine Hat Jean Armour Dinner 2017
Here’s the link to the latest in the series of free online courses on Robert Burns being offered by Gerry Carruthers and his team at Glasgow University. Several of us at RBANA have taken these and they are highly recommended. This one starts today, October 23. https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/robert-burns?utm_campaign=Share+Links&utm_medium=futurelearn-run_details&utm_source=email
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Medicine Hat Burns Club hosted this event on Canada Day, and suggest it could be copied elsewhere to promote Burns and RBANA! MH Haggis on a Bap Day