The Life & Times o' Rabbie Burns

KS2 / P5-7
KS3&4 / S1-6
Scottish History
Play In A Day

"For a'that, an' a' that, It's coming yet,
For a'that,
That man to man, the warld o'er,
Shall brothers be
For a'that"

- Robert Burns

Who was Rabbie Burns? What's all this about him being Scotland's National Bard? Burns Night? Haggis, neeps and tatties ? Poetry and a ladies man? It's all here in The Life and Times' O Rabbie Burns!

Konflux's exciting and hilarious Play in a Day is all about Robert Burns, his colourful life and how he became one of the most famous figures in literary history - for up to 30 P4-7 pupils.

All this and more is explored through an exciting and thought-provoking day long rehearsal with one of our professional directors, culminating in an interactive performance by and for students in Primary 4-7. Working together as actors to create a fun, action-packed performance, informing as much as it entertains, students will explore a wide range of events and issues.

Key themes:

-         the value of teamwork

-         self-expression

-         public speaking

-         confidence building

-         increased subject knowledge

This Play in a Day® addressing the life and times of Robert Burns, historical heritage and culture will always be important and exciting for children all over Scotland and the world, and we want to give them a fantastic creative opportunity to celebrate this for years to come!