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Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018

The Burns an’ a’ that Festival! is proud to celebrate its seventeenth anniversary and Scotland’s Year of Young People in Ayrshire in 2018.

The last 17 years have seen many changes but the heart of the Festival will always be about our very own Robert Burns. An inspiration to millions worldwide we are proud to celebrate the man, his music, his legacy...

Scottish Line Up

Scottish Line-up

In recent years the festival has boasted a truly Scottish line-up including music from The Bluebells, The Silencers, Altered Images, Justin Currie, The Blow Monkeys, Jim Diamond, Big Country, Sandi Thom, Midge Ure and more!

Scottish Line Up

Special Events

Special events have included Burns Alicht, Loudoun Proud, Roofless, Land o’ Burns 10k, Land o' Burns Beerfest, The Twa Brigs Walking Tour and more!

Scottish Line Up

Festival Support

Burns an’ a’ that! continues to be supported by South Ayrshire Council and Event Scotland as a major festival date in Scotland’s event calendar and 2018 Year of Young People.


EventScotland is a team within VisitScotland’s Events Directorate and is working to make Scotland the perfect stage for events. By developing an exciting portfolio of sporting and cultural events EventScotland is helping to raise Scotland’s international profile and boost the economy by attracting more visitors.

The Herald is the official media partner of the Burns an' a' that! Festival 2017. Founded in 1783 The Herald is one of the oldest newspapers in the world, whilst the Sunday Herald is Scotland's youngest (born 1999). The group also boasts heraldscotland.com

Burns Pet Nutrition food uses the minimum of ingredients to produce maximum benefits for dogs, cats or rabbits.

Owen Kerr Signs has been Ayrshire's leading signage provider since 1982, providing a range of services from digital signage to vehicle graphics & wall art.

Contact jakki.ross@south-ayrshire.gov.uk if you are interested in receiving a Burns an’ a’ that! Festival sponsorship package.