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The May edition of the Scottish Banner is now available-subscribe to receive each issue direct from us (if after just a single edition please contact us for one to be posted to you)!

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

From Largs to Brisbane

Text and images by: David McVey Brisbane, Queensland, is now a great world city. Most people in Australia and elsewhere…

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Olivia and Jack are Scotland’s top baby names

Olivia has overtaken Isla to become Scotland’s most popular name for baby girls for the second time, according to figures…

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The Slate Islands-The islands that roofed the world

By: Judy Vickers The Slate Island are a group of islands, consisting of Luing, Seil, Easdale and Balnahua, and located…

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Platinum Jubilee celebrations come to Ottawa

The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band and Pipe Major Bethany Bisaillion have put together a spectacular weekend of programming to…

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Scottish Medical Pioneer Dr Flora Murray featured in Bank of Scotland £100 note

“Deeds, not words.” This, the motto of the Women’s Social and Political Union (WSPU), founded by activist Emmeline Pankhurst, perhaps…

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Scotland strengthening bonds with US and Canada

The enduring cultural, historical, educational and economic links between Scotland, Canada and the United States was underlined by External Affairs…

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Gaelic on the rise

VisitScotland has revealed how visitor interest in Scottish Gaelic has risen over the last four years. The research was released…

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Greater Moncton Highland Games & Scottish Festival hosts 2022 SMAI Masters World Championships

This year’s Greater Moncton Highland Games & Scottish Festival is an international affair, with the New Brunswick event acting as…

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Marvel actress, Karen Gillan, leads the 24th annual New York City Tartan Day Parade

Scottish actress Karen Gillan arrived at New York’s  Algonquin Hotel carrying only a change of shoes and a small bag.…

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Soldiers of The Queen coming to Armstrong, BC

As Canada celebrates the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,  the Armstrong Regional Co-op and the Okanagan Military Tattoo…

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The Berry Celtic Festival is back

There are always plenty of reasons to visit Berry, and on Saturday 28th May you can experience the unique atmosphere…

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The Scottish Banner celebrates 46 years of publication in 2022 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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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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