Robert Burns: A Life in Songs and Poetry
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Join Edinburghs prestigious Poosie Nansie Burns Club in this their centenary year for a lively celebration of the life and works of Scotlands National Bard, Robert Burns. Featuring a selection of his familiar and lesser-known works in an exciting collaboration of music, song and poetry linked by a light narration highlighting key aspects of his life. A show created by multi-talented enthusiasts and fashioned to appeal to a wide ranging audience of Burns devotees and inquisitive newcomers alike. An ideal introduction to a very famous son of Scotland.

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