Big Burns Supper is Dumfries’s festival of contemporary arts, providing a platform and showcase for quality production and artistic ambition throughout Dumfries, centred on Burns Night Celebrations, creating a massive community wide event for visitors and locals alike.
The festival runs for three days and includes shows and events which bring the whole family together to celebrate Burns Night through a modern festival of events including; The Opening Show in the centre of Dumfries and a Spiegeltent situated on the town’s riverside. This year the festival will include works from over 2000 artists, 50 participating venues presenting traditional and contemporary music, theatre, comedy, live-art, dance, children’s shows and as much haggis, neeps and tatties that you can eat. Big Burns Supper promises to be another 3 days of mayhem in the vibrant, southern capital. As the official resting place of the national poet, Robert Burns – come and see why Dumfries holds the title of World’s Biggest Burns Night Celebration!