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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

Robert the Bruce- Scotland’s great warrior king

In June 1314 the history of Scotland as a nation was about to change forever. At the Battle of Bannockburn…

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Aberdeen Highland Games – 3rd July, 2021

Following a year of confusion and disruption, due to COVID, the Committee of the Aberdeen Highland Games are really looking…

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Before Burns

By: David McVey Robert Fergusson was a poet who inspired Robert Burns to take on the craft.  Fergusson, who wrote…

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Saving Prestonpans Town Hall

By: Nick Drainey East Lothian’s Prestonpans Town Hall has been saved by The Battle of Prestonpans Trust to celebrate local…

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PPBSO & PipeTunes.ca present a 75th Anniversary Composing Competition

The Pipers’ and Pipe Band Society of Ontario (PPBSO) in partnership with pipetunes.ca has launched a tune composition contest to…

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Here comes the Dun: Major project for House of Dun

Work has been underway at House of Dun, near Montrose, on one of the National Trust for Scotland’s (NTS) most…

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Robert the Bruce: Scotland’s greatest castle destroyer?

By: David C. Weinczok A great many things have laid ruin to over 2,000 of Scotland’s castles through the centuries,…

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Pioneering rewilding project aims to be first of its kind in Scotland

Almost 20 years after spearheading the reintroduction of the beaver to Scotland, Bamff Estate in Perthshire now aims to go…

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Bank of Scotland unveils new £50 polymer note design

The Bank of Scotland has unveiled the design of its new polymer £50 note which will enter circulation on the…

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Trawl through Gaelic archive thrills film fans

Archive recordings collected by Edinburgh researchers are at the heart of a new film that pays homage to a language…

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Remembering Manning Valley Scottish history

We all know that Covid regulations prevented the presentation of many community and other events last year. One of those…

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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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