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In Video: Everything you need to know about Burns Night

What to eat, what to drink and what to chant.

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The haggis is carried in at the first Burns supper to be held in Robert Burns’ cottage in Alloway, Ayrshire in more than two centuries in 2016 (David Cheskin/PA)

The haggis is carried in at the first Burns supper to be held in Robert Burns’ cottage in Alloway, Ayrshire in more than two centuries in 2016 (David Cheskin/PA)

The haggis is carried in at the first Burns supper to be held in Robert Burns’ cottage in Alloway, Ayrshire in more than two centuries in 2016 (David Cheskin/PA)

The whisky’s on the sideboard and the haggis, neeps and tattie have been bought – people across Scotland are gearing up for the annual celebration which marks the birth of national poet Robert Burns in 1759.

Here’s a rundown on what to expect on Burns Night on January 25:

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