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Wellwood Burns Centre & Museum opening hours:
Apr 12 - Sept 30: Wed, Fri, Sat: 2.00-5.00
Admission free (just ring the bell) ::: (Oct-Mar: Sat. only)

The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry
"A homage to the achievements of Scottish migrants across the centuries."
Irvine exhibition sponsored by
North Ayrshire Council, Irvine Burns Club and Irvine Lasses Burns Club.
In the Townhouse, Irvine - Oct 5th-18th - Mon-Fri 10am-4pm
Also Tuesday evenings 6pm-8pm; admission free.

Buses through Irvine stop at 'Wellwood' and on the opposite side of the street.
Parking: either on East Rd (behind SNP office), at alley to Eglinton St.,
or immediately after start of Quarry Road, on right hand side next to bowling green.

Music @ Wellwood - the 2017-18 season
Following the excellent opening night featuring Kerry Burley, Jocelyn Nelson, and pianist Paul Cassidy, we invite all interested, whether first-timers, or regulars, to enjoy
The Melville Wind Quintet on Wed 1st November
with a varied programme, from ragtime to classics.
7.30 pm - tickets £10 at the door

In Irvine, Capt. Richard Brown encouraged Robert Burns to publish his work, and bookseller William Templeton welcomed him in his shop, and, in this chair, in the back shop. Burns found Irvine a 'wonderfully educative place' (Carswell).

Our support page offers postcards, subscriptions and Annual Celebration tickets.
Virtual visit

John Brown, with his Past President medal, and Bill Cowan, in front of the murals in our upper room, the Clement Wilson Room, where you will also find samples of our 300+ Honorary Letters and display cases of exhibits.

Recent website items include:
The Masterclasses page with experts on Burns' music, song, verse and language :::
'Burns and Irvine' by Rev Henry Ranken ::: William Templeton's bookshop and chair ::: extra information on our 1834 & 1846 President Capt Charles Gray.

We were described as "The A-list Burns Club" in the 'Scottish Daily Mail' on Nov. 24th, 2009)


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General email: info@irvineburnsclub.org
Hon. Secy: honsecy@irvineburnsclub.org


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to come:

The 2003 Annual Celebration as seen through the eyes of Chinese Channel Europe, who came north to film our event, and Ian Duncan, butcher, as a result of our presence on the web.