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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

Top Ten Reasons to Visit Scotland in 2023

Autumn is often the time when thoughts turn to travel plans for the coming year. To inspire you in planning…

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Ian Bairnson-Shetland’s music maker

By: Neil Drysdale For some Scottish musician Ian Bairnson may not be instantly a recognised name, however you are very…

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Chicago Scots host 21st annual Kilted Classic golf tournament

Experience the most unique golf tournament on this side of the pond while enjoying performances from Highland Dancers, Scotland’s finest…

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Ian Rankin archive goes on display

A selection of items from Ian Rankin’s literary archive has gone on display at the National Library of Scotland. Rankin…

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150th Waipu Highland Games

After a few years of cancellations due to covid the Waipu Caledonian Society are excited to be able to hold…

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GoFundMe campaign launched for 24th Annual Pipes of Christmas

The Pipes of Christmas will celebrate its 24th joyous season with performances in New Jersey and New York this December.…

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Scotland’s ancient clans unite to ‘crown’ first Buchanan Chief for 340 years

The clans of Scotland have reunited for the inauguration of the first Buchanan Clan Chief for over 340 years. Bringing…

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United States Consulate General asks public to help choose official tartan

After opening its doors 224 years ago, the United States Consulate General in Edinburgh is launching an online poll and…

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Billy Connolly art exhibition comes to Canberra and Sydney

Billy Connolly’s highly-collection of limited-edition prints and stainless-steel sculptures Born on a Rainy Day is as humorous as his own…

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Celebrating tales from Dundee and Angus

Visitors to Dundee and Angus this autumn are being encouraged by VisitScotland to discover more of unique history and legends…

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Armadale celebrates Celtic style

Thousands flocked to the dales for the City of Armadale’s annual kilt run and Highland Gathering on Sunday 9 October…

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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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