a resource centre of information and useful links, grouped under five menus below

 


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Parking: off East Rd (alley to Eglinton St. beside SNP office),
or just at start of Quarry Road, parking next to bowling green.
Buses through Irvine stop at 'Wellwood' (ask for 'Eglinton St.').

Email: honsecy@irvineburnsclub.org or leave voicemail on 01294 274511

Enjoy the Virtual visit, courtesy of North Ayrshire Council

 
Music @ Wellwood - all welcome

Wed 19th February
STRATHCLYDE UNIVERSITY CHOIR
7.30 pm - tickets £10 - pay 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, while working at flax dressing, found Irvine a 'wonderfully educative place' (Carswell)

Other photos appear on our News page.

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2020-21 President David Burns
with Vice-President Margaret Greenlees

A few website pages
Newest honorary members,
the Schools page,
'Burns and Irvine' by Rev Henry Ranken,
William Templeton's bookshop and chair,
extra information on our 1834 & 1846 President Capt Charles Gray,
and a support page offering postcards, subscriptions and Annual Celebration tickets.

"The A-list Burns Club", 'Scottish Daily Mail', 24 Nov., 2009.

Past President Bill Nolan was 2018-19 President of the Robert Burns World Federation and Immediate Past President Annie Small is 2018-20 President of the Ayrshire Association of Burns Clubs.

--- On the web for for 21 years (launched Jan. 1999) ---  


President Archie Chalmers welcomed a Deputation from The Grand Lodge of Scotland headed by the Grand Master Mason Ramsay McGhee including members of Masonic Lodges from across Scotland to Wellwood on 3rd August. The President, Vice President David Burns and Directors Bobby Haswell and Iain Doole are pictured with the visitors and with Bill Nolan, Hon Secretary of Irvine Burns Club and the President of the Robert Burns World Federation. Our visitors were all suitably impressed.

 

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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.

. . and, in development, a page on Wellwood and the Paterson family ...