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Thank you to all our readers, advertisers, followers and friends for helping reach our 45th anniversary with the July, 2021 issue, without your support it would not have been possible!

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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 largest 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

Clan Chieftain – Clan Hope of Craighall

Sir Alexander Archibald Douglas Hope, OBE, 19th Bt of Craighall. Normally one might expect to read of a clan chieftain…

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Dumbarton Rock: Scotland’s most underrated fortress?

By: David C. Weinczok Find an outcrop of rock in Scotland and chances are someone, at some point, called it…

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Diageo opens landmark global Johnnie Walker visitor experience

One of Edinburgh’s newest attractions has opened, Johnnie Walker Princes Street, the eight-floor new visitor experience for the world’s best-selling…

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Americans join fight to save Scottish literary history

A trio of Scottish heritage organizations are asking American supporters for help to save some of the United Kingdom’s most…

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US Junior Solo Bagpiping & Drumming Championships to be held online

The 15th annual Balmoral Classic, the only junior solo competition for both bagpipers and drummers in the USA, will be…

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More Scottish landowners unite to save Scotland’s wildlife

Increasing numbers of Scottish landowners are joining a chain of rewilding projects to tackle the nature and climate emergencies, and…

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The Glenfiddich Piping Championship returns for 2021

Ten of the world’s greatest solo pipers have been invited to compete in this year’s Glenfiddich Piping Championship, as the…

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The Duke of Rothesay marks the 150th anniversary of the Duke of Sutherlands Railway

His Royal Highness, Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay recently visited Dunrobin Castle Station to mark the 150th anniversary of the…

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CelticFest Mississippi returns

By: Suezen Mendenhall Brown CelticFest Mississippi has been a staple in the Jackson metro area for 30 years.  After the…

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Canada’s Sons of Scotland Pipe Band attend The Estes Park International Tattoo

By: Bethany Bisaillion, Sons of Scotland Pipe Band, Ottawa, Ontario The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band from Ottawa, Canada had…

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Taking tartan across the world

The Scottish Banner recently caught up with ScotlandShop’s founding director Anna White on being in the tartan business, opening a…

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The Scottish Banner is celebrating  45 years of publication in 2021 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 subscription, at newsagents and retailers, at Scottish events and various other outlets depending on your location.

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Please find further information on the Scottish Banner within this web site. Simply click on the above tabs for information on subscribing, contacting us, advertising and our online shop. 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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