29 September 2018 (11.00-16.00)
30 September 2018 (11.00-16.00)
This prominent monument on the slopes of Calton Hill commemorates poet Robert Burns. Monuments in this style were built in ancient Athens to celebrate the poetic arts, and was designed by Thomas Hamilton to house a statue of the bard by sculptor John Flaxman.
Architect: Thomas Hamilton
Building Date: 1830
Year Of Young People: Young winners of the Burns primary school competition will be among those singing and reciting over the weekend.
Limited wheelchair access.
Lectures/talks, musical & poetry recitals celebrating Robert Burns.