Burns Federation No  458

The Stonehaven (Fatherland) Burns Club is unique in that we are the only club in the world to have the privilege of having the word Fatherland in our title. We are very proud of this distinction.

A rich and cultivated but still unenclosed country” is how Robert Burns described the Mearns of Kincardineshire, the land of his forefathers, when he visited the area in 1787.

Welcome to the Website of the Stonehaven (Fatherland) Burns Club.

Garvock Tap - near Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.

where William and Robert Burnes, the poet’s father and uncle, parted company as young men in 1748 to seek better fortunes in the South. They never saw each other again

Doug Samways was elected as the new Club President at the 2017 AGM

The Club won the best dressed stall at the 2017 Feein’ Market in May

For more pictures of the day   click here

Burns Supper 2018

The Annual Burns Supper was be held in The Station Hotel, Stonehaven on Wednesday 24th January 2018

For more details and pictures click here

Mini Burns Supper 2018  

A successful Mini Burns Supper was held at The Masonic Hall in Stonehaven on Tuesday 13th February 2018. Children from several local primary schools and Dancers  from Mackie Academy took part to show that the spirit of Burns is alive and well in the Mearns.   For more details click here