Like brethren wi’ a common cause,
We’d on each other smile, man;
And equal rights and equal laws
Wad gladden every isle, man.
Discover the political poetry of Robert Burns with Pith & Power, a brand new exhibition at the Saltire Society in Edinburgh.
Burns was a humanitarian poet who wrote against oppression and injustice. Pith & Power aims to rediscover the profound meaning behind Burns’ poetry, examine his relationship with power and celebrate his ongoing influence in the Scottish imagination.
Exhibition open 25 January – 15 March, Mon – Thurs, 12pm – 4pm, and the first two Saturdays (27 Jan and 3 Feb, 12pm – 4pm). Free entry.
Find the Saltire Society by entering via Tweedale Court or Fountain Close opposite Scottish Storytelling Centre.