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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

The 2021 Camperdown Robert Burns Scottish Festival

The 2021 Robert Burns Scottish Festival (RBSF) is set to return to Camperdown in July this year. The Festivals Chairperson,…

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The National Piping Centre launches crowdfunding campaign

The National Piping Centre has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to protect the legacy of its Piping Times…

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The 28th Chief of Clan Macpherson, James Brodie Macpherson of Cluny

James Brodie Macpherson of Cluny is the 28th hereditary chief of the Clan Macpherson of Cluny (Cluny-Macpherson). Born on 5th…

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Paisley Museum’s 150th anniversary

Designer Dr Pam Hogg leads the call to #ShowUsYourPaisley for museum’s 150th anniversary Fashion designer Pam Hogg is leading a…

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First look at faces of centuries-old Edinburgh-dwellers

A first glimpse has been revealed of what people living in Leith up to 700 years ago might have looked…

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Berry Celtic Festival – Sat 22 May

The Berry Celtic Festival, in Berry, NSW, is to be held on Saturday 22 May and planning is full steam…

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Remembering Les McKeown

The Scottish Banner spoke to Les McKeown, who sadly passed away this week, in 2018. As a tribute to Les…

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Hidden meanings in Scotland’s historic places

By: Julia Morrison Many of Scotland’s historic places contain features which may have hidden meanings. Join us as we take…

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The Allure of Islands

By: David C. Weinczok It should come as no surprise that in a year spent in unprecedented confinement, many are…

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ANZAC Day and Scots Who Have Served 2021

As Townsville will now be holding the traditional ANZAC Day Parade along the Strand on Sunday 25th April 2021, Townsville…

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World Pipe Band Championships 2021 Cancelled

The World Pipe Band Championships 2021, due to take place at Glasgow Green in August has been cancelled. The event,…

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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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