Traditional medicine and herbs used in the time of Robert Burns

Robert Burns grew up in a time of massive social change. Not only were there revolution in the Americas and France, but also agriculture and medicine. How was he affected by being a child of the Scottish enlightenment? What did that mean for medicine and practical life for those close to the earth?

Rosie’s talk […]

Festival of Museums, Burns cottage

Come back to the eighteenth century at Burns’ Cottage, hear the sounds, see some sights, share some stories and maybe a wee bannock and kebbuck too. […]