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Burns For Bairns 2020

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

As part of our ‘Arts For All, All Year Round’ philosophy and our pledge to bring Burns to a new generation, we held our second free Burns For Bairns event on Sun 26th January 2020.

We were delighted to be joined by children from Carolside Primary School, Milngavie Primary and Glasgow Academy this year, who read some Burns poetry for us all to enjoy.

Ae Fond Kiss performed by pupils from P6D, Carolside Primary School

Thank you to everyone who joined us this year. We were amazed with the turnout on the day, and with just how much hard work each and every child had put into their performance!

We were also joined by Lesley McDonald, Education Convener for the Robert Burns World Federation, and were happy to host CHAS (Children’s Hospices Across Scotland) who ran a competition on the day,

“Gie me ae spark o’ Nature’s fire, That’s a’ the learning I desire.” Robert Burns

Find out more about the 10 paintings by Nichol Wheatley depicting Burns’ epic poem Tam O’Shanter which were on display in Òran Mór’s Auditorium.