Today we’re celebrating the birthday of Robert Burns, Scotland’s most famous poet and our National Bard. All over the world Burns Suppers will take place in his honour, even if this year they are mainly online. Burns visited Edinburgh on more than one occasion and stayed several months. Discover some of the places and people connected with him in the city.
Scottish Customs, Seasons and Festivals
Beltane is an ancient Celtic festival day celebrated on 1st May. Find out some of its traditional customs in Edinburgh and Scotland.