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Robbie Burns Day

January 25

Robert Burns (25 January 1759 – 21 July 1796), also known as Rabbie Burns, the Bard of Ayrshire, was a Scottish poet and lyricist. He is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland and is celebrated worldwide.

The day also celebrates Burns’ contribution to Scottish culture. Burns’ best known work is “Auld Lang Syne”. Other poems of note are

A Man’s a Man for A’ That
Ae fond kiss
Auld Lang Syne
To a Mouse
A Red, Red Rose.


January 25
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