Halloween – Robert Burns

By |2018-10-31T09:01:06+00:00October 31st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Halloween - Robert Burns - Best read aloud Upon that night, when fairies light On Cassilis Downans dance, Or owre the lays, in splendid blaze, On sprightly coursers prance; Or for Colean the rout is ta'en, Beneath the moon's pale beams; There, up the Cove,to stray an' rove, Amang the rocks and streams To sport [...]

Address to A Haggis

By |2018-11-16T14:08:24+00:00September 21st, 2017|food and drink, poetry, Robert Burns|

Address To A Haggis The Address To A Haggis is one of Burns most famous ones and is traditionally used on Burns Night. You can find more of Burns poems here. If you are looking for a Burns Night celebration in London then the Ceilidh Club is running several nights at Hammersmith Town Hall 19/25/26 [...]

Tam o’ Shanter

By |2017-03-22T02:35:03+00:00March 21st, 2017|poetry, Robert Burns|

Here is the epic Burns poem Tam O' Shanter. It  is one of his longer poems and tells the tale of the drunkard Tam and his journey home one night where he sees strange happenings going on in the church. Tam o' Shanter is traditionally recited around Burns night.   Tam o' Shanter Tam o' [...]