Every January 25th, Scotland and Scots all over the world come together to celebrate the life of our national poet, Robert Burns.
Find out about his life, his works and the famous Burns supper, as well as what's happening around the world this year.
Enjoy Burns Night with a mix of traditional, vegetarian and modern twists on classic Scottish dishes. Sample Scotland's natural larder and soak up our culture and traditions with these tasty celebratory Burns Supper dishes.
The Poetry of Robert Burns
Robert Burns is Scotland's national poet. Born in Ayrshire in 1759, his poetry has survived as testament to the proud literary heritage of Scotland. Here is a selection of his greatest works.
The Ultimate Guide to Burns Night
Around the world tributes to Robert Burns are held through the ritual of the Burns Supper. Originally started a few years after his death by a group of his friends and acquaintances, to honour his memory, the suppers are now celebrated annually on the date of his birth, 25th January. Learn how to host the perfect Burns Supper on edinburgh.website/.