Burnsfringe!

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

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 events throughout South Ayrshire.

Save the Date! Burnsfest will take place at Rozelle Park, Ayr on Sat 6 May 2017. This FREE family event 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.

Plus 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 new Land o' Burns Weekender!

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Dates througoutMay

Tam o Shanter Exhibition

Burnsfringe
Rozelle House Gallery
£Free
Mon 1May

Mayday Family Activities

Burnsfringe
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
£Usual admission fees apply
12-3pm
Dates 1-7May

Open Studios Ayrshire Annual Showcase

Burnsfringe
Rozelle House
£Free
Dates throughoutMay

Biff Smith Collection

Burnsfringe
The McKechnie Institute
£Free
Wed 3 - Sat 6May

Beauty and the Beast

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Fri 5 - Sun 14May

Voluntary Arts Festival

Burnsfringe
Throughout UK
£Various
Various
Fri 5th, Sun 7th and Mon 29thMay

Land o' Burns Cookery Lesson

Burnsfringe
Maybole
£135pp
10am - 4pm
Sat 6May

Dawn Chorus Bird Walk - Rozelle

Burnsfringe
Rozelle Park
£Free
630am and 8am
Sun 7May

Dawn Chorus Bird Walk - Belleisle

Burnsfringe
Belleisle Park, Ayr
£Free
8am
Mon 8 May & Tue 9May

Spring Festival Raceday

Burnsfringe
Ayr Racecourse
£Various
Various
Tue 9May

Descent

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£12 / £10
8pm
Wed 10May

La Boheme

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Thur 11May

Ballet Central

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Fri 12May

Derek Ryan

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Sat 13May

Horse McDonald in Careful

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Tue 16May

Johnny Cash Roadshow

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Wed 17May

The Searchers

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Thur 18May

Dementia Friendly Event

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£5 / Free for companions
2pm
Fri 19 - Sun 21May

Festival of Museums

Burnsfringe
Locations across Scotland
£Various
Various
Fri 19 - Mon 22May

Like 2 Walk Weekend

Burnsfringe
Throughout South Ayrshire
£tbc
Various
Fri 19May

Harpa 2017

Burnsfringe
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
£Adult £10 Child £8
7pm
Fri 19 - Sat 21May

Taste the Bard's Own Drams

Burnsfringe
A. D. Rattray Kirkoswald
£Free
shop opening hours
Fri 19May

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Sat 20May

Ayrshire & Arran Whisky Tasting

Burnsfringe
A. D. Rattrays Kirkoswald
£25pp
2pm
Sat 20May

The Temperance Seven

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Sun 21May

The Fureys

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Tue 23May

Murder Mystery - James Bond & The Futuristic Murderer

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£Various
7.30pm
Wed 24May

Land o' Burns 10k

Burnsfringe
Old Racecourse
£tbc
tbc
Wed 24May

Tennents Raceday

Burnsfringe
Ayr Racecourse
£Various
Various
Thur 25 - Sat 27May

A Play, A Pie and a Pint

Burnsfringe
Ayr Gaiety Theatre
£12
12.30pm & 7.30pm
Sat 27May

Land o' Burns Weekender

Burnsfringe
Ayr Rugby Club
£tbc
Sat 27May

Mauchline Holy Fair

Burnsfringe
Mauchline
£Free
tbc
Sat 27May

Farmer's Day

Burnsfringe
Heads of Ayr Farm Park
£tbc
tbc
Sat 27 - Mon 29May

Souvenir

Burnsfringe
Ayr Beachfront
£10 / £8
2pm
Sun 28May

Food & Folklore

Burnsfringe
Robert Burns Birthplace Museum
£Free
12-4pm
Wed 31May

Spring Evening Racenight

Burnsfringe
Ayr Racecourse
£Various
Various
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 6 May

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.