Burns and Ireland
Dunedin fans of Robbie Burns have been celebrating the poet’s birthday since 1855. Join Toitῡ Otago Settlers Museum and the Dunedin Burns Club to celebrate Burns’ Irish connections with Irish Ambassador Peter Ryan, and Eamon Cleary Professor of Irish Studies Sonja Tiernan from the University of Otago.
Enjoy traditional Scottish food and drink, kick your heels up at the ceilidh. Listen to the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra and hear classic Burns songs in Te Reo Māori with He Waka Kōtuia. Cheer the winners of the Burns poetry competition and welcome the University’s new Burns Fellow.
Bookings and payment by 5pm Wednesday 20 January from Toitῡ Reception. For more details please see the website.
Terms and Conditions:
- This event will only proceed in Alert Level 1.
- Should this event be cancelled due to a COVID-19 crisis, your ticket price will be refunded.
- Tickets are limited.
- Please provide dietary requirements at purchase.