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The Big Burns Supper - David Sibbald in residence

Saturday 28 January 2.00pm - 4.00pm
At Robert Burns House
 
Help Dumfries celebrate the birth of Robert Burns and make this the Biggest Burns Supper ever. This new multi-disciplinary festival of contemporary performing arts will take place across the town with a variety of events to suit all tastes.
 
At Robert Burns House David Sibbald, leading Burns orator and renowned after dinner speaker, will be "in residence" for the afternoon. Many will remember David for his keynote speech in Glasgow's George Square for the Homecoming in 2009, but he has spoken about Robert Burns on hundreds of occasions over the last 20 years, including on the Royal Yacht Britannia and at the Globe Theatre, London. From the tales behind the songs to life at the time of Burns, this informal drop in event is bound to be fascinating - you may even hear a poem or two!
 
David says "At the end of the day Burns should be fun. Let's all enjoy the friendship and camaraderie along the way" - just what The Big Burns Supper is all about.