Style: Burns Night itself marks the anniversary of Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns’ birth on the 25th January 1759.
More than that there is a traditional Burns’ supper (which includes haggis, neeps & tatties, rounded off by a dram of whisky). An evening event celebrates the life of the poet Robert Burns’. Also author of many Scots poems & songs.
Additionally history can trace its origins back to nine of Burns’ close friends who decided to get together on the fifth anniversary of their friend’s death.