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Tales and Trails Workshop for Young People, Sat 21 September, 11am-3.30pm

Do you enjoy being creative, making up stories and drawing characters? Then join us on to work on creating a new character and storyline which will bring the site to life for all visitors and spark the interest of future generations in the life and work of Robert Burns.

In the first drama based workshop you will work with actor Louise McNulty, along with illustrator Henry Cruikshank who will take your ideas & make them come to life.

To book your place contact Sue Hughes, sueellisland@btinternet.com, 01387 740426.

 

 

Burns Poetry

Some of Robert Burns’ best-loved nature poems were inspired by the tranquil setting of Ellisland Farm. Transcripts of the poems and songs written by Burns at Ellisland Farm.

Poems
Painting of Ellisland Farm
 

About

Burns experienced his most creative and fruitful years here at Ellisland. He found great poetic inspiration in the beauty of the surrounding countryside, the various people he met and the events he witnessed whilst living here.

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Burns Attractions

Ellisland Farm is conveniently situated on the road between Robert Burns' birthplace in Alloway and his final resting place at St Michael's Cemetery in Dumfries.

Burns Attractions

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There is so much to see at Ellisland Farm, so please allow at least an hour for a short visit and two to three hours for a full visit. We're a short, 5 mile drive from the centre of nearby Dumfries, just off the A76.

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