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July 2001
Auld Lang Syne

 Auld Lang Syne 

Welcome to the  Newsletter of the World Burns Club which will be regularly updated to provide information on -
Events - Competitions - News - Member Services - Information - Contributions - Fun and Fellowship.

"Auld Lang Syne" is the world's most famous song..but so few actually know it! 

The words are recognised as an international anthem of friendship and representative of Scotland and Robert Burns. Hence the name of our Newsletter ! 

For more information on this famous song, its meaning and words, click on

"So What's Auld Lang Syne"


In this issue of "Auld Lang Syne"

Welcome Message from Allan Wilson MSP,
Deputy Minister for Sport, the Arts and Culture

Burns Day
Major Burns Day Celebration Planned

Message from Shirley Bell

Conference Schedule (Repeat)

Dear Delegate
Message from the World Burns Club team to those attending the Conference in Atlanta

Burns' influence on the American Civil War
By Joe Harkins (conference committee)

Burns Facts 58 - 61
Edinburgh - the Second Winter
Dr. James A. Mackay.

Burns' reaction to the Excise Laws
By regular contributor: Alex Kraaijeveld

Congratulations Greenock Burns Club
Bicentenery celebrations

Haggis of Private McPhee
By Robert William Service

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