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Welcome to the Scottish Banner and thank you for taking the time to visit us. 

The Scottish Banner is the Scottish community’s international newspaper for ex-pat Scots or those with an interest in Scottish culture and tradition.

Available nationally across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the USA and by world-wide subscription service, the Scottish Banner offers its readers stories on Scottish current affairs, regular feature columnists, history & heritage, genealogy, Scottish club & society news, event listings, piping features, recipes, and much more.

With writers and contributors based all over the world the Scottish Banner gives its readers a true insight into the global Scottish perspective.

Latest Scottish Banner Articles

Calling MacLennan descendants to Strathpeffer

The romantic Highland spa village of Strathpeffer will be the backdrop for the Clan MacLennan Gathering in July this year.…

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The Bellingham Scottish Gathering

The Bellingham Scottish Gathering returns to the U.S. Pacific Northwest on June 1, 2024.  The new venue is sure to…

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Recent donation reveals dangers faced by Queensferry’s Briggers

To mark last month’s anniversary of the opening of the Forth Bridge on March 4 (1890), Museums & Galleries Edinburgh…

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Lord Lyon King of Arms – Guest of Honour Melbourne Tartan Festival 2024

The Melbourne Tartan Festival are delighted to announce that Dr Joseph Morrow CVO CBE KStJ KC LLD DL FRSE, the…

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Drumlanrig Castle-Yarnwinders and Sycamores

If anyone outside Scotland has heard of Drumlanrig Castle, it’s likely to be in the context of the audacious art…

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Music, might and gratitude

Bagpiper Jim Roberts reflects on over 25 years of the Virginia International Tattoo. I’ve played the bagpipes for more than…

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Highland hospitality at the Tasmanian Highlands Gathering

As you would have read in the Scottish Banner’s December edition, Tasmania has a new Celtic festival based in the…

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The Kelpies celebrate 10th anniversary

One of Scotland’s top visitor attractions, The Helix, Home of The Kelpies, together with Falkirk Council and Scottish Canals, has…

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Tartan Day on Ellis Island

A celebration of Scottish-American history and culture. Hosted as part of the global celebration of Tartan Week, Tartan Day on…

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Royal Research Ship Discovery undergoes critical works

Dundee Heritage Trust has received £1.4million from the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) to help save the Royal Research Ship…

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Experts begin to put flesh on the bones of Southern Borders’ turbulent history

New research by Scottish Mediaevalist experts is helping to build up a picture of everyday life in the rural Borders…

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The Scottish Banner celebrates 48 years in 2024 and has firmly established itself as the link to Scotland for many of its loyal readers. From Sydney to New York or Auckland to Toronto the Scottish Banner reaches the ex-pat Scottish community like no one else.

Each month the Scottish Banner accesses a large number of individuals, pipe band members, society and clan members, history and genealogy groups and more; all with a direct interest in Scottish products and information. The Scottish Banner is available by digital or print subscription, at newsagents and retailers, at Scottish events and various other outlets depending on your location.

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Whilst here, you can also read this months editorial or our Scotpourri (reader letters) pages. Also do have a look at our comprehensive events listings where you can see what is happening for Scots both closer to home and further afield, event organisers can add your event here.

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