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Opening hours: Apr-Sept: Wed, Fri, Sat: 2.00-5.00 (Oct-Mar: Sat only)
Admission free (just ring the bell)

Requests for information on the Bard or on Irvine Burns Club: info@irvineburnsclub.org

Requests for visits and permissions, and formal approaches to the Club:
honsecy@irvineburnsclub.org or leave recorded voicemail on 01294 274511

Office-bearers, courtesy Irvine HeraldNew office-bearers and Honorary Members
Vice President Archie Chalmers; President Annie Small; Past President Allen Paterson
New honorary members - see the page for 2018 (opens in a new tab)
Also check out our Facebook page.

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.

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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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.

Music @ Wellwood - the 2018-19 season
We invite all interested, whether first-timers, or regulars, to enjoy:

Dates to follow

... details ...
7.30 pm - tickets £10 at the door