Dunedin Burns Club

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The Dunedin Burns Club was first founded in 1861 but later went into a period of recess before being re-established with its present constitution in 1891. The objects of the Club include celebrating annually the birth of the Scottish Poet, Robert Burns, studying his poetry and in other ways perpetuating his memory. In addition the Club seeks to foster the love of Scottish song and story. New members are welcome, annual membership fee $10 single, $12 double, and can be arranged by contacting the secretary, Bruce Spittle, E-mail: spittle@es.co.nz, phone/fax 4811418, 727 Brighton Road, Ocean View, Dunedin 9035. An application form for applying for membership or renewing membership is present in the red tape section of this website. Everyone is welcome to join.


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  1. I will be in Dunedin on November 30th 2018 with a party of friends.
    We will be on a visiting cruise ship from Brisbane, Australia.
    As a member of the St Andrews Society of Scotland I will miss the annual dinner in Brisbane but wondered if there might be a similar event in your city ?

    • Dear Malcolm
      The Taieri Scottish Society hold a St Andrews day celebration dinner on 30 November. The venue and details for the 2018 dinner are still to be announced. The time is usually 12 midday. I will post the details when they become available. You will be most welcome to attend. The tickets were $15 last year. We usually also have a Robert Burns lecture. The time is likely to be 5.10 pm but the details have still to be announced.
      Kind regards

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