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Secrets of Ellisland Revealed

Sign up now to Secrets Of Ellisland revealed! On 26 Jan historic buildings expert Will Napier unveils the startling discoveries made in his £12k study of Ellisland funded by Historic Environment Scotland. Reserve tickets here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/…/secrets-of-ellisland…. They are only £3 plus booking fee but are free to members of the Robert Burns Ellisland Trust. Buy […]

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Lad of Liberty: How Robert Burns inspired America

Back in October, we had the pleasure of hosting our trustee Ian Houston with his talk ‘Lad of Liberty: How Robert Burns inspired America’. Now you too can enjoy the insights into how Robert Burns and his work inspired influential figures in American History in the form of a podcast. Ian Houston is President of […]

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Christmas Gift of Membership

Why not buy your friends and family a membership of the Robert Burns Ellisland Trust? For £15 you get free access to Ellisland during the visiting season, free admission to online talks including our spring lecture series and reductions for some online events. Members help shape the charity and vote in our AGM. Best of […]

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The Sound of Young Scotland at Ellisland

We are delighted to have Scots Singer of the year Iona Fyfe headline our young trad concert this year on Saturday the 11th of December. Iona is accompanied by Michael Biggins, Young Traditional Musician of the Year. They are joined by the cream of out local musical talent, including Ellisland Youth ambassador, Rose Byers, with […]

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Opening Hours

Winter 2021 /2022 With the Museum now closed for the Winter months we look forward to welcoming everyone back in Spring 2022. In the meantime we will be holding special events both at the Museum and online, so keep an eye out for any updates on those either through our website or any of our […]

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Give Ellisland a hand for Auld Lang Syne!

This Friday (22nd January 2021) at 7.30pm, join multi award winning duo Emily Smith & Jamie McClennan with Burnsians from around the world.  This unique event will support our Auld Lang Syne membership drive. Give a hand to Ellisland this Burns season! Tickets here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/an-evening-of-burns-at-ellisland-tickets-135500298039

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Funding from the Spotlit Tourism Product Innovation Programme

Funding from the Spotlit Tourism Product Innovation Programme We are really pleased to announce that we have secured funding from Wigtown Festival Company to take part in the Spot-lit Literary Tourism Product Innovation Programme, along with 9 of our colleagues around Dumfries and Galloway. The programme, starting April 2020, will run for a year and […]

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Family Quiz, Sat 13 June, 7pm

Family Quiz, Sat 13 June, 7pm Join us for a fun family quiz.  Teams of 5 people of mixed ages pay £15 per team to enter.  Arrive any time from 6pm and bring your own picnic.  Please register your team to play by contacting manager@ellislandfarm.co.uk or 01387 740426.  This event is organised by Ellisland’s Youth […]

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Spring Concert, 29 May 2020, 7-9.30pm, postponed new date to be confirmed

Spring Concert, 29 May 2020, 7-9.30pm, postponed, new date to be confirmed The Friends of Ellisland invite you to Ellisland Farm for our Spring Concert featuring award winning young musicians, singers and reciters. Tickets £10 including refreshments, available from Ellisland, Midsteeple Box Office and dgboxoffice.co.uk.

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Become a Volunteer and Support Ellisland

Are you interested in volunteering at Ellisland? On Saturday 7 March you have the opportunity to meet Ellisland’s Museum Manager and find out more about the different volunteering roles we have on offer. The Friends of Ellisland Coffee Morning will be held 10-11.30am, where you can meet current volunteers, or you can come along at […]

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