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A Fringe Programme of Events throughout the Charming Month of May!

Throughout May

In May 2018 the Burns an' a' that! Festival will celebrate its seventeenth anniversary and Scotland's Year of Young People by showcasing some of our best Burns landmarks at events throughout South Ayrshire.

Look out for special events taking place throughout May at landmarks such as Burns Cottage and Souter Johnnie’s Art Gallery and favourite events such as the Land o’ Burns 10k and the Land o' Burns Weekender!

Our headline event Burnsfest will take place at Rozelle Park, Ayr on Sat 5 May 2018. This FREE family event will feature Live Music, Burns Wine Bar and Beer Garden, Pop-up Poems, A-Coo-Stick tipi, The Mercat, Bairns Bunnet, Burns Fair and more.

Thank you to all the Burnsfringe organisers, participants and attenders who help make 'the charming month of May' a big success!


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4th - 6thMay

Girvan Traditional Folk Festival

Various Locations in Girvan
£Weekend Ticket - £40.00, Saturday Ticket - £30.00, Sunday Ticket - £20.00. Individual concert tickets available.
Sat 12May

Ayr County Show

Ayr Racecourse
£15.00 - Adults, Kids Go Free
0900 - 1700
18 - 20May

South Ayrshire's Walking Weekend

Belleisle Park, Ayr
Saturday 19thMay

Burns Sessions Live

Robert Burns Birthplace Museum, Alloway, Ayr
£10.00 - Adult, £8.00 - Child
19 & 20May

Festival of Museums

Rozelle House Museum and Galleries
££5.00 - Adults, Kids Go Free
Saturday - 11am - 12pm, Sunday - 12pm - 1pm
Saturday 19thMay

Land O' Burns Starlight Walk

Ayr Racecourse, Craigie Road, Ayr
£20.00 - Adults, £10.00 - Children
Starts at 10pm
Saturday 19thMay

Heads of Ayr Farmpark 25th Birthday Party

Heads of Ayr Farm Park, Alloway
1000 - 1700
Wednesday 23rdMay

Land O' Burns 10k

Old Racecourse
Fri 25 & Sat 26May

Land O' Burns Weekender

Ayr Rugby Club, Millbrae, Alloway
1200 - TBC
Sat 26May

Mauchline Holy Fair

Alloway 1759 Throughout January

People the world over are invited to celebrate the bard’s birthday in his birthplace of Alloway, Ayrshire with a special programme of events set to take place around Burns Cottage and surrounding landmarks.

Burnsfest Saturday 5 May 2018

Burnsfest! 2017 will take place on Sat 6 May at Rozelle Park, Ayr. This FREE family festival will feature live music, Burns Wine Bar and Beer Garden, Pop Up Poems, A-Coo-Stick Tipi, The Mercat, Performance Pokey, Burns Fair and more.

Burnsfringe Throughout May

In May 2017 the Burns an’ a’ that! Festival will celebrate its sixteenth anniversary and Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Architecture by showcasing some of our best Burns landmarks at weekend events in Ayr, Alloway, Tarbolton and Kirkoswald.