Sunday 23 January 2022 Burns Birthday Event

The 2022 Camperdown Robert Burns Scottish Festival is Celebrating Scotland’s famous Bard in the Camperdown Botanic Gardens on Sunday January 23rd.  The Gardens once home to our Statue of Robbie Burns will be hosting a Family friendly event marking his birthdate.  Dr John Menzies OAM said, “It is a happy coincidence that James Dawson’s son- in-law William Taylor gifted the 1831 Greenshields statue of Robert Burns to the Camperdown Community which has been the inspiration for the present Robert Burns Scottish Festival. This event is kick starting our 2022 festival and has been hosted in the Gardens for a number of years with folk coming along to enjoy our beautiful gardens in Camperdown”.

Dr John Menzies OAM said “the RBSF committee is hosting the event and will be held with the current Covid guidelines including QR Codes on entry and proof of double vaccination”

Live music in the gardens and entertainment from 4.00 pm including musicians Luke Plumb and Peter Daffy, Merran and Pete Moir, Tuniversal Music Group, the Lakes and Craters Concert Band, Pipers and Drummers from the Warrnambool Pipes and Drums. The event will also have an Address to the Haggis, poetry and more for patrons to enjoy.  BYO Picnic tea, drinks chairs and blanket. Gold Coin Donation upon entry and Children Free.

This event is Proudly Sponsored by the Bendigo Bank.