Burns Night January 25 th Burns Supper : Haggies (inside parts of the sheep minced and mixed up with outmeal and boiled) Mashed potatoe or turnip puree Arbroath smokies Aberdeen – Angus steak Scon (a cake)
Name: Robert Burns Date of birth: January25th,1759 Place of birth: Alloway, Ayrshire, south-western Scotland The cottage in Alloway where Robert Burns was born and spent the first seven years of his life.
1765 – went to 1765 – went to school school 1773 – wrote his 1773 – wrote his first poem first poem Handsome Nell Handsome Nell
1786. August August. a tremendous success a tremendous success of first edition in Kilmarnock of first edition in Kilmarnock … weavers of Kilmarnock bought the books together, shared it by pages, learnt the poems by heart and then exchanged the pages… left for Edinburgh left for Edinburgh
1787. April. the second edition of poems in Edinburgh poems in Edinburgh