9 December - Robert Burns Monument, 11am - 4pm
The Monument was erected to hold a white marble statue of Scotland's National Bard Robert Burn, which was later removed. The design by Thomas Hamilton, who had designed the Alloway Monument and the Royal High School Edinburgh. It's based on a Gredcian temple to Lysicates. The Copola is a copy from the temple in Athens, on the roof are three Griffins supporting a tripod. Round the outside there are twelve pillars and carved Lyres, and twelve Lion heads.
There will be poetry and song performed throughout the day. Visitors will also be able to view information leaflets and notes on the building.
Regent Road, Edinburgh, EH1 3DG.