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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

Craigievar Castle to turn pink again

The National Trust for Scotland (NTS) has begun a major conservation project to protect Craigievar’s fairytale pink exterior for future…

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Scotland’s ‘ice age’ pinewoods on knife-edge, says first major study in 60 years

Most of Scotland’s globally-unique Caledonian pinewoods are on a ‘knife-edge’ and could become the last generation in a line stretching…

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The Australian Celtic Festival-Year of Scotland

Set in the stunning Glen Innes Highlands, New South Wales, the Australian Celtic Festival is a Celtic experience like no…

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Eildon Hills-Icons of the Scottish Borders

By: David C. Weinczok Hills are so often described as ‘focal points’ in a landscape. But what happens when the…

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The Bundanoon Stones-A feat of strength at the Bundanoon Highland Gathering

It is with great pleasure that the Bundanoon Highland Gathering announce the following competitors for the events being run by…

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Shinty-Scotland’s Ancient Sport

By: Judy Vickers As a sport, its fortunes have often reflected the ups and downs of life in the Highlands…

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200-year-old barley could be the toast of modern whisky

Scotch whisky could be in for a revamp from a 200-year-old barley crop. Experts from Heriot-Watt’s International Centre for Brewing…

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The Melbourne Highland Games & Celtic Festival

For more than half a century The Melbourne Highland Games & Celtic Festival (MHG&CF) has been held annually within the…

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Virginia International Tattoo 2023-A Tribute to Military Families

The most international cast ever, with performers from nine different countries – including Ukraine! The 2023 Virginia International Tattoo will…

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Geelong Highland Gathering permanently cancelled

One of Geelong’s oldest and most popular major events, The Geelong Highland Gathering, first held in 1857, has come to…

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Waulk this way with homespun harmonies

Once a month, during most of the summer season, visitors to Auchindrain, Scotland’s last remaining ‘living museum’ township, are in…

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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.

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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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