A' Aboot Us

261 years since Burns birth in Alloway

The Burns an’ a’ that Festival! is proud to celebrate its nineteenth anniversary and 261 years since Burns birth in South Ayrshire in 2020. Burns an' a' that! is organised by South Ayrshire Council and supported by Scotland's Winter Festivals.

The last 19 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

Burnsfest has boasted a truly Scottish line-up over the years including Hipsway, The Bluebells, The Silencers, The Temperence Movement, Altered Images, Justin Currie, The Blow Monkeys, Jim Diamond, Big Country, Sandi Thom, Midge Ure, Eddi Reader Horse, Marmalade and more! Special guests have included Chesney Hawkes, Matt Cardle and The Christians!

Scottish Line Up

Special Events

The Burns an' a' that! Festival has boasted many special events over the years. Audiences have enjoyed Burns Alicht, Loudoun Proud, Roofless, Land o’ Burns 10k, Land o' Burns Weekender, The Twa Brigs Walking Tour and many 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.


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.

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.