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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

Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

The Central Florida Scottish Highland Games, the largest community event in Seminole County, is organized each year by the Scottish…

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Thousands gather for the Hororata Highland Games

A bonnie day was had by thousands of people who joined Clan Hororata at the 12th annual Hororata Highland Games…

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Next steps for national parks in Scotland

Communities across Scotland are being asked to consider whether their local area could be designated as the country’s newest national…

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Pollok House to undergo major refurbishment

Glasgow’s iconic Pollok House has closed  for approximately two years to facilitate the second phase of a £4 million programme…

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Minginish Centenary Project-Celebrating 100 years of resettlement on Skye

The Minginish peninsula on Skye was largely cleared in the Clearances of the 1800s but 100 years ago it was…

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New entrants sweep the boards at 30th Golden Spurtle World Porridge Making Championship

First time competitor Adam Kiani, representing Pakistan, has been crowned World Porridge Making Champion after beating competitors from around the…

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Inspections begin on 5,000 years of Orkney history

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) has started inspecting 5,000 years of history in Orkney as part of its High-Level Masonry Programme.…

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Auchindrain-The last Highland township

During the Highland Clearances in the 18th and 19th centuries, when tenants were evicted across the Highlands and Islands, townships…

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Coin hoard gives fascinating insight into life before the Glencoe massacre

They were hidden for safekeeping underneath a stone fireplace. But they were never retrieved until now, some 330 years later.…

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The Scots School Albury Pipe Band-Champions of the world

The Scots School Albury Pipe Band was crowned the 2023 World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow in August, amid a…

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Conserving the warp and weft of heritage

Weaver’s Cottage, where Kilbarchan weavers still make textiles on a 200-year-old working handloom, is celebrating its 300th anniversary in 2023.…

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The Scottish Banner celebrates 47 years in 2023 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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