Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works at Edinburgh Castle.

Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

About Burns for Beginners at Edinburgh Castle

Robert Burns, one of Scotland's literary greats, but what exactly was he talking about?

Come along for a light-hearted introduction to the bard and some of his works.

Crowd participation highly encouraged!

Included in admission price.

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