Witches, Warlocks, Spirits & Fire – A Scottish Halloween

October 30, 2022 @ 12:30 pm 3:30 pm

Hallowe’en & Samhain Festival night at Robert Burns Ellisland Farm & Museum.

Come along and enjoy celebrating Samhain, that was the origin of Halloween and was first observed by Celtic Pagans. This was the end of the summer and also the end of Harvest season. Home of Robert Burns sets the scene for a traditional Scottish Hallowe’en with all the Customs and fun you would expect for all the family.

Neep and Pumpkin carving

Auld Hallowe’en Customs and traditions

Dookin’ fir Apples, Catch the Sticky Treacle Buns.

Songs, tunes & Fire Pits

The Supernatural Tale of Tam O’Shanter in the place it was written!

Food & Drink anaw

Clootie Dumpling Competition, Prize for the best Clootie Dumpling.

Guising fir weans Competition, prizes for best dressed, spooky costume & best Joke, song or even dance as year party piece.

Location: Ellisland Farm,Holywood Road, Auldgirth, Dumfries DG2 0RP

Event Type: Indoor and Outdoor

Accessibility Details: We Have picnic area. Please note the farm yard is cobbled and toilets are accessible via a ramp.  There are 2 steps inside the historic building with a portable ramp available on request.

Event Capacity: 65

No Age Restriction

No Booking Necessary


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