Give me your Tam o’ Shanter

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POETS, storytellers, musicians and singers all gathered at the Family Burns Storytellng Ceilidh, in Prestonpans, to share tales and tunes.

The meeting, at The Gothenburg Tavern yesterday, saw Steve – playing Rabbie Burns – read poetry to son Arron Aitchison as part of the event.

Today it was revealed Tam o’ Shanter, has been voted the nation’s favourite Burns poem. Almost a quarter of Scots surveyed chose Tam o’ Shanter, penned in 1790, according to a new poll by YouGov.