Burns Night

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.