25 January is Burns Night

Robert Burns was born on 25 January 1759. Each year his life and poetry is celebrated on Burns Night. The celebrations, which began at the end of the 18th century, include the traditional Scottish dish and drink – Haggis and Scotch Whiskey –  and recitations of Burns’s poetry. Addressing of the haggis

Ae fond kiss…… and a Scottish Themed Treasure Hunt

Robert Burns’ most recorded love song. Robert Burns often travelled to Edinburgh where he established a platonic relationship with Mrs Agnes Maclehose. Agnes Maclehose or Agnes Craig, was known to her friends as ‘Nancy’. Burns wrote ‘Ae fond kiss’, refering to “Nancy” in the poem, after their final meeting on 6 December 1791 and sent the poem to her before she… More Ae fond kiss…… and a Scottish Themed Treasure Hunt

The Scottish Hunt

“My heart’s in the Highlands, my heart is not here, My heart’s in the Highlands, a-chasing the deer;” These are lines by Robert Burns An exploration of the V & A Museum With a Scottish Themed Treasure Hunt Getting ready for Burn’s Night, Treasure Hunts in London are organising a treasure hunt on Sunday 24th January 2016 around… More The Scottish Hunt