The idea to form the Barcelona Burns Club grew out of the crisp and early dew of a clear and bright morning after the eighth anniversary event of the Sarría Burns Society.A group of friends first gathered towards the end of the month of January in the year of our Lord two thousand to celebrate the Bard’s birthday, in the district of Sarria, Barcelona.Robert Burns is an icon to all sons and daughters of Scotland and his power of persuasive spirit reaches far beyond the shores of his native land.
The Barcelona Burns Club has been meeting and holding events since the year 2000. In this section you will find images, info and documents relating to the events held. Further information will be added as we organise and hold future events.
We're very pleased to make available the text for the Burns Night 2008 Immortal Memory, given by Mike Thom. To view the complete text, please click here.
Barcelona Burns Club featured in Barcelona Metropolitan Magazine During these years, the only events held by the Barcelona Burns Club were the annual Burns Suppers. From each of these events, we are able to display the original menus and programmes of events, plus there is also available the Immortal Memory from the year 2002.
With the support of the Scottish Government, local business and the town council, the Club organised a street party with pipes & drums, ceilidh music and Scottish tapas in the bars of Viladrau.2007 Burns Supper 26th January 2007: The first supper to be held in Viladrau attracted over 50 guests who enjoyed a fine performance of Tam o'Shanter by Fergus Muirhead and the music of the City of Barcelona Pipe Band. Led to the formation of the Club.Saint Andrews Day Golf Match 29th November 2007. 50 golfers turned out for a match and fine lunch to celebrate the patron of Scotland. Also supported by the Scottish Government and filmed by TV3.
Burns Suppers, 2002-2006 Contact Us Our events are all about our members! We'd love to hear from you if you're interested in joining us at a future event or if you have any feedback and suggestions for the future development of the Barcelona Burns Club.Links We've put together a brief list of links that will take you to sites either related to Robert Burns or of general interest to those wth a passion for Burns and related matters. We hope that you find the list useful, and of course, please do let us know if you have a link of interest that you would like to see displayed here.