notice board

Next Committee Meeting -

Thursday, 15th August at 7:30pm
in Tarry's

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Sign the petition to save St. Margaret's Chuch, Dalry.

St. Margaret's Parish Church, Dalry The church is the focal point of the town.
"Save Dalry St Margaret's"
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Medallion Found

Do you know, or are related to, this person?
Medal found in Liverpool, 2022.
I&DJL, possibly Irvine and District Juvenile League?
1932-33, Dalry Bluebell, D. Paton.
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Local Events of Interest

3rd August - re-arranged Gala Day, 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Dalry Community Garden
Dalry Community Garden Times

Summer opening times from 1st May.

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Burns related events in Ayrshire/online

Saturday, 20th July
Friendship Evening
Sunday, 21st July

Ayrs. Ass. of Burns Clubs' / Ayr Burns Club's
Dedication / Commemoration of Robert Burns

10:45am Ayr Auld Kirk
12:15 for 12:30pm Burns Statue Square
1:00 for 1:15pm Auld Kirk Lower Hall Lunch/Reception

Please notify Ayr Burns Club if attending by 1st July

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RBWF Burns Mural

Robert Burns World Federation

Brow Well 24

1st Edition 24 Poster

Details of the events

Cup o Kindness Cafe

Cheiftain's Dinner poster

Would you like to volunteer on one of the RBWF sub-committees?

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New May 2024 Edition (68) of The Vision
The Vision

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Jim Thompson's talk on Willie Fisher -

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Upcoming events at the Burns Birthplace Museum -

Birthplace Museum (and scrolling down)

Events for younger people have been arranged for July

including - Sunday, 21st July - Burns Bonanza
Burns Bonanza
Tickets (inc. various Family tickets)

Highlight talks will resume in September

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RBWF Schools' Competitions over the conference weekend.
13-15th September, 2024
Riverside Lodge, Irvine

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Other events

Burns Ukrainian translations donated to Mitchell Library

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Founder Andrew Crawford's First Edition
First Edition
now on display at
Innerpeffray Library

Short talk about the copy

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Ellisland Trust
Opening Times:
Wednesday - Saturday, 11am - 4pm
Ellisland Trust members for free

Upcoming Family Events
Sunny Burns Bash

Professor Carruthers
Saturday, 10th August - 1:00pm for 1:30 start
Mary Queen of Scots at Ellisland
A Talk by Professor Gerard Carruthers
Members - £8.00

Learning from History
Saturday, 17th August - 1:30pm for 2:00 start
Learning from History: A talk with
Catherine Czerkawska, author of ‘The Jewel’
And Bryce & Ashlea Cunningham, Mossgiel Farm
Admission - £10.00, £5.00

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Book Auld Acquaintance Cottage near Ellisland
Picture 1 of the cottage's rooms Picture 2 of the cottage's rooms
Unique opportunity to stay on the site of the 18th century farm

Free Schools programme being extended
Contact: Ellisland

Looking for a day out?
In the footsteps of Burns

Planned Vision for Ellisland Farm

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Relating to Scotland

The Whithorn Way
13 sections, including:
Lochwinnoch to Kilwinning


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Ellisland is now a video game!
in Minecraft
Read/Listen and interact with Rabbie and Jean in Scots
Ellisland in Minecraft

Hilltap Toon CD - available from The Owl Tree, Main St.

Gift Aid
helps the club by allowing us to reclaim tax from HMRC -
Please contact the Treasurer.

Contact details/E-mail addresses - please contact the Secretary to update.

Club ties are now available in four attractive shades:
navy, wine, grey and sea trout.

Social Media Policy: Social Media.

Safeguarding Policy: Safeguarding.

Club Accounts 2023: Accounts 2022-23.

Club Accounts 2024: Accounts 2023-24.

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Alexander "Sanny" Boyd Diaries


In Our Time - Robert Burns
Melvyn Bragg with Robert Crawford, Fiona Stafford and Murray Pittock


Hugh McTaggart Archive


The Club is supporting Karen Warren's publication
"The South West Scotland Collection"

More Information

The Club is supporting the production of a
CD of Burns songs by The Scottish Culture Society of Estonia

RBWF next
RBBM next
Ellisland next
American-Scottish Foundation


CD Now Available - Cost £5


28th March, 2024

Office Bearers:
Chairman: Frazer McLellan
Croupier: Alister Sim
I. P. Chairman: Robert Strahorn Snr.
Treasurer: David Park
Secretary: Alister Sim

Elective Committee Members:
James Clark, Jack Cruickshanks,
Phillip Gray, Alan Harkins,
David Henderson, John Hodgart,
James Hodge, Daniel McInnes,
Gus McLafferty, Lindsay Paterson,
William Wallace.

Co-opted Members:
Armour Hamilton, Jamie Houston,
Gordon Walker.

Senior Member (longest serving):
Peter Good
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