Robert Burns is often referred to as the Ploughman Poet. His poetry is suffused with imagery of the natural world; the landscapes, plants and animals which he encountered in his native Ayrshire of the late 1700s. Join Robert Burns Birthplace Museum Learning Manager Chris Waddell as he looks at some of the species Burns mentions in his poetry and examines the Scots language he uses to describe them.
During the renovations at Gladstone's Land, the Gladstone's Land Lecture Series will be taking place at the Georgian House.
While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Gladstone’s Land Lecture Series: Robert Burns and the Natural World are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.
Join the Surgeons Hall Museums on their weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment.