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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

Within 60 minutes from Edinburgh

If you’re coming to Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, to enjoy one of its many festivals this month, you’ll soon see why…

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Milestone reached as Scotland’s flag centre re-opens

Scotland’s flag heritage centre has re-opened in the East Lothian village of Athelstaneford the birthplace of Scotland’s flag. The centre,…

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Duncan Lacroix and Diana Gabaldon to attend the Fergus Scottish Festival

The Fergus Scottish Festival features the best of Scottish athletics and heritage but it is also known for showcasing famous…

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The return of the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

This August, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will make its highly anticipated return with this year’s show, Voices. Staged on…

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The Northern Meeting Piping Competition launches first-ever live stream

The Northern Meeting Piping Competition, held at Eden Court in Inverness and renowned as the most prestigious piping competition in…

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19 World Records Topple at Moncton Highland Games

Moments of reverence were found among the revelry at the 16th annual Greater Moncton Highland Games & Scottish Festival, host…

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Patterns of the Past: rock art in Kilmartin Glen and far beyond

By: David C. Weinczok Motifs and symbols are some of the most enduring and intriguing remnants of the past for…

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Canmore Highland Games-How to savour your inner Scot

September 3-4, 2022 brings back the full experience of Celtic culture at Centennial Park in Canmore – so you’ll want…

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Merlin Fact & Fake

The Dark Age in Southern Scotland rarely merits more than a passing reference in our history books.   The Oxford History…

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TransPennine Express celebrates first service to call at Reston in more than 50 years

Communities from East Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders were connected by rail for the first time in more than 50…

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The Thistle – Scotland’s national flower

By: Rheanna-Marie Hall,The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) The thistle is the flower of Scotland and one of its most…

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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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