Burns and Politics
Dunedin fans of Robbie Burns have been celebrating the poet’s birthday since 1885.
Join Toitū Otago Settlers Museum and the Dunedin Burns Club to consider thoughts on Burns and politics from Dunedin Mayor Aaron Hawkins and Taieri MP Ingrid Leary.
Enjoy traditional Scottish food and drink, kick your heels up at the ceilidh. Listen to the Scottish Fiddle Orchestra and hear Burns in Te Reo Māori with the OGHS/OBHS kapa haka group Wairua Puhoū’s versions of classic Burns’ songs. Cheer the winners of the Burns poetry competition and welcome the University’s new Burns Fellow.
Limited tickets, cash bar.
Rediscover your inner Scot in the Edinburgh of the South!
Vaccine passports required for entry
Tickets available from Toitū Reception
Bookings and payment by 5pm Friday 21 January
Enquiries ph (03) 474 2185
Terms and Conditions:
This event will only proceed in Orange or Green under the traffic light system.
Should this event be cancelled due to COVID-19, your ticket price will be refunded.
Tickets are limited.
Please provide dietary requirements at purchase.
Seating is self-managed. Please arrive at the same time as those who you would like to sit beside to avoid disappointment.
An entire table can be purchased for $900. There is a maximum of 10 people per table.
Full payment at time of booking is essential.
There will be a cash bar (no EFTPOS).
Last day to purchase tickets is Friday, 21 January 2022, unless sold-out prior.