A brand new statue inspired by Robert Burns and commissioned by STV will go on show to the public tomorrow (January 25), on the poet's birthday.
The contemporary sculpture, created by Scottish artist Kenny Hunter, will be revealed by the National Trust for Scotland’s Robert Burns Birthplace Museum in Alloway at 2pm.
The statue was commissioned by STV in honour of Scotland’s national poet, after the public dubbed him The Greatest Scot, following a poll which saw STV viewers and online users around the globe vote in their thousands.
The striking £25,000 piece is the latest addition to the Poet’s Path, which leads from the museum building in Alloway to the cottage where Burns was born.
The Rabbie-inspired statue will be revealed during a ceremony attended by NTS chief executive Kate Mavor, STV’s chief executive Rob Woodward and artist Kenny Hunter.
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