Burns&Beyond returns in January 2024, celebrating the life and legacy of Robert Burns through traditional and contemporary art and culture from across Scotland and Beyond!


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Burns&Beyond returns 25-28 January 2024, with a packed programme of free and ticketed events throughout Edinburgh city centre.

Highlights included the Assembly Rooms Festival Club with a programme of spectacular artists including genre-crossing composer and producer Anna Meredith, Mercury Prize nominee Nadine Shah, and and Burns Night of free-wheelin’ anarchy at the Callum Easter TV Special…

Plus a feast of Burns Night fun, including Museum Lates: Big Burns Ceilidh at the National Museum of Scotland, Scottish Storytelling Centre, Ceilidh Events, delicious Burns Supper events and more…

Upcoming Events at Burns&Beyond

Callum Easter TV Special

25th January 2024

The Callum Easter TV Special presents an evening of spectacular music and performance, as Callum Easter & The Roulettes are joined by a selection of very special guests!


Museum Late: Big Burns Ceilidh

26th January 2024

Enjoy a night like no other in the beautiful setting of the National Museum of Scotland at night as the fantastic Jacobites Ceilidh Band bring the Grand Gallery to life!


Anna Meredith plus very special guests

27th January 2024

Catch genre-crossing composer and producer Anna Meredith plus some very special guests at the Assembly Rooms on 27th January as part of Burns&Beyond!


Nadine Shah

28th January 2024

Burns&Beyond is proud to present one of the most important voices in UK contemporary music, with Mercury Prize nominee Nadine Shah.


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