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“And spare his golden bindings”: the enduring appeal of Robert Burns

The works of Robert Burns; with his life, by Allan Cunningham. Books, published London: James Cochrane and Co., 1834.

Robert Burns (1759-1796) is widely considered to be Scotland’s national bard. His poetry celebrates aspects of farm life, traditional culture, class distinctions, and religious practice (alongside an infamous love for the lasses and the drink). Burns Night is celebrated around the world each year on his birthday (25th January). Let’s join in these celebrations by taking […]

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Burns Night

It is soon to be Burns Night, providing The Factory with the perfect opportunity to dig out some of the best Caledonian-related objects in our collection, and provide a little party inspiration. Burns Night is a delicious celebration held on the25th January, celebrating the life and works of the Scottish poet Rabbie Burns. The merriment […]

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