To celebrate Burns Night, here are a few facts:
- Burn’s Night is an annual celebration of the life and works of Scottish poet Robert Burns (1759-1796)
- Burns wrote in the Scots language, English and Scots dialect
- Famous poems include To a Mouse, which inspired the title of Steinbeck’s novella Of Mice and Men
- His poem Auld Lang Syne is sung at Hogmany
- Burn’s Night food includes neeps and tatties, haggis and shortbread.