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Ellisland News & Events


The Poets Wild Garden

National Gardens Scheme – The Poets Wild Garden Sunday 19th May, 2pm to 5pm Admission £5.00 (incl FoE members), children free. Teas and entertainment. The Ellisland Wild Garden celebrates the stunning scenery of Nithsdale and the poetry of Robert Burns. Now in its third year, the Wild Garden is the work of four of the Friends […]

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Friends of Ellisland Fundraising Coffee Morning

Coffee, cakes and chat! Saturday 6th April, 10am – 12noon. At Ellisland Farm.

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Stone Pipers Talk at Ellisland

Stone Pipers – A study of Carved Bagpipers Thursday 28th March, 7pm

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Securing a Sustainable Future for Burns’ Rural Home in Dumfries

Today, Ellisland Farm, the rural home of National Bard Robert Burns, has received a National Lottery grant of £39,800 for an exciting heritage project, Securing a Sustainable Future for Burns’ Rural Home in Dumfries. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project focuses on identifying how best to manage the site to […]

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Become a member of Friends of Ellisland.

Support the work of Ellisland and enjoy free Museum entry, enjoy exclusive members events and use of all our facilities.

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Bob’s ABC Bookshop now open!

Collectible and second hand books are now on sale at Ellisland.

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Enchanting Ellisland Tour with Mostly Ghostly

Painting of Ellisland Farm

Tours available all summer-please contact us. Ellisland itself is home to many a spine-tingling tale: mysterious children, unexplained cries and a lady with a golden glow reveal a different side to this much-loved visitor attraction.  

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