A festival celebrating all things Burns, with a variety of different events, activities and animation, engaging with businesses, locals and visitors, featuring a variety of free, ticketed and drop in entertainment across all three days.

The Burns Supper

Thursday 25 January, 7pm (6:30pm Doors Open)

Join us on Burns Night for a not-so-traditional Burns Supper with all the trimmings in an incredibly special venue.

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The Family Ceilidh

Friday 26 January 3pm - 5pm & Saturday 27 January 1pm – 3pm

Set against the traditional and beautiful backdrop of George Street’s Freemasons Hall, our Family Ceilidh is a highlight of our Children’s programme.

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Stories & Stovies

Thursday 25 January, 9:30-11:30PM

Come on down to The Basement and open your hearts and minds to the experiences of some of Edinburgh’s local storytellers whilst tucking into some tasty stovies.

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Burns Comedy Show

Friday 26 – Saturday 27 January, 9.30–11.30pm

After hours we will open the doors to Scotland’s finest comics and storytellers as part of the Burns Club.

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Rose Street

Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 January, All Day

In addition to the events produced especially for Red, Red Rose Street, we have some free treats for you to enjoy during your time on Rose Street.

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Thursday 25 January, All Day

Our ‘BYOB’ (Bring Your Own Burns) is back! Giving you an easy to follow, step-by-step guide on how to perfectly execute your very own Burns Supper.

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Classes and Workshops

Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 January, Various Times

Reserve your FREE tickets now for our Red, Red Rose Street Classes & Workshops!

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Bairns’ Trail

Thursday 25th - Saturday 27th January, All Day

Our Bairns trail returns this year as we’ve hidden 6 Rabbie Burns inspired pictures around Rose Street for children to find!

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To A Louse

O would some Power the giftie gie us
To see ourselves as others see us!

25-27 January 2018