The Saltire Society Celebrates Scottish Talent at Ellisland Farm

One of Scotland’s top cultural organisations visits Robert Burns’ farm next week to showcase leading local and national talent at an early evening concert.

The Saltire Society roadshow at Ellisland Farm near Dumfries features Stranraer born singer Robyn Stapleton, Penpont poet Hugh McMillan and musician Alasdair C White a performer in Gaelic and English from Mull.

Dr Pauline Mackay, co- director of the centre for Robert Burns Studies at the University of Glasgow will speak about the poet. She is the editor of the widely acclaimed book, Burns for Every Day of the Year.

The evening will run from 6-8pm on Tuesday the 12th of September at Ellisland Farm. Tickets are just £6.13 and must be purchased online.

Project Director at The Robert Burns Ellisland Trust,  Joan McAlpine said: “We are delighted that the prestigous Saltire Society have chosen Ellisland and Dumfriesshire to showcase their work, and feature some fantastic local and national talent. It will take place in a barn built by Burns himself which makes it all the more special.”

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