Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker

Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker returns this month, spreading Love, Hope and Kindness with a stunning programme of FREE music, poetry and dance from across Scotland and beyond!

Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker

About Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker

Featuring: KT Tunstall / Ricky Ross (Deacon Blue) / Aidan O’Rourke (Lau) / Kinnaris Quintet, Rachel Sermanni / Aidan Moffat (Arab Strap) / Allan Macdonald / Neu Reekie / Withered Hand, Billy Liar, Janette Ayachi, Kathleen Jamie, Suzi Cunningham Dance Artist, Amy Papiransky... plus words from Rabbie himself.

Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker presents a FREE programme of events and performances for you to enjoy on Burns Night weekend 23 - 25 January, but content will remain on our website for you to return and enjoy at any time.

Join us from 23-25 January at www.BurnsandBeyond.com

Saturday 23 January 10am until Sunday 24 January 5pm
Macastory – Burns for Bairns
Scotland’s favourite storytellers return with two brand new online shows to help kids young and old join the Burns Night celebrations, with Burns for Bairns (Ages 0-7) and Tam o’ Shanter (Ages 8+) available to enjoy

Saturday 23 January 12noon
Burns&Beyond at the National Museum of Scotland
A new online collaboration providing an insight into the life of Robert Burns through historic artefacts from the national collections, presented by Curator Dr. Calum Robertson, along with music from the award-winning Kinnaris and poetry from Robert Burns himself, performed at the world-famous museum.

Saturday 23 January 5pm
Lucky Middlemass’s Tavern – Aidan O’Rourke & Friends
An uproarious and thought- provoking assembly of song and poetry featuring special performances and collaborations curated by Lau's Aidan O’Rourke, joined by very special guests Ricky Ross (Deacon Blue), folk-noir balladeer Rachel Sermanni, vocalist Aidan Moffat (Arab Strap), piping legend Allan Macdonald, along with spoken-word from award-winning poet and author Kathleen Jamie.

Sunday 24 January 12noon
Amy Papiransky – Green Grow the Rashes
Special recording of the famous Burns Song from classical vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Amy Papiransky

Sunday 24 January 6.30pm
Lucky Middlemass’s Tavern – Neu! Reekie! Presents...
Neu! Reekie! return to Burns&Beyond with another spectacular programme of award-winning song, poetry and dance featuring founders Michael Pedersen & Kevin Williamson, with music from special guests Withered Hand, punk-poet Billy Liar, poetry from Janette Ayachi and contemporary dance artist Suzi Cunningham.

Monday 25 January from 10am
Burns Night Celebrations
To toast the Bard on his national celebration, Burns&Beyond will be releasing a series of special online performances throughout the day with spectacular Burns Song recordings from Rachel Sermanni, Kinnaris and Ricky Ross, along with recitals from Robert Burns himself.

Monday 25 January 12noon
Ricky Ross at Burns&Beyond
Exclusive performance of a brand-new unreleased track ‘Still Walking’ performed by Ricky Ross and special guest Aidan O’Rourke.

Monday 25 January 6.30pm
Burns&Beyond Cocktail Class with Johnnie Walker
To really enjoy Burns&Beyond with Johnnie Walker in style, Global Brand Ambassador, Ali Reynolds, will be going live on Johnnie Walker Princes Street Instagram to make his Burns-themed cocktail, the Auld Lapsang Fashioned. Find all the ingredients you need to make the cocktail and join the celebrations.

We are once again proud to support Tiny Changes as our Official Burns&Beyond Charity Partner and will be fundraising throughout, helping them make a big impact on the mental health of children and young people across Scotland. www.tinychanges.com



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