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Thank you to all our readers, advertisers, followers and friends for helping reach our 45th anniversary with the July, 2021 issue, without your support it would not have been possible!

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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

Stirling among places longlisted for UK City of Culture 2025

Stirling has been named among eight areas longlisted for UK City of Culture 2025, unveiled by Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries.…

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A Kirk with a Past

By: David McVey I’m about to describe one of my favourite spots in Scotland, a restored ruin in a peaceful…

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Leith ranked one of the world’s ‘coolest neighbourhoods’

Edinburgh’s northern suburb of Leith has been ranked the 4th ‘coolest neighbourhood’ in the world by Time Out magazine. The…

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Scotland’s connection to Harry Potter

By: Nick Drainey. This month marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,  the…

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Dig discovers footprint of old The Glenlivet Distillery

National Trust for Scotland archaeologists have started uncovering the secrets of Scotland’s whisky history in an excavation at the old…

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Glasgow launches £30bn ‘Greenprint for Investment’

In the run up to COP26, the UN Climate Change Conference, Glasgow City Council has launched its ‘Greenprint for Investment’,…

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The Scottish North American Community Conference

The 19th annual Scottish North American Community Conference (SNACC) will once again be taking place virtually, over the weekend of…

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The Kilted Coaches

The Scottish Banner speaks to Rab Shields and Stephen Clarke, The Kilted Coaches The Kilted Coaches are Stephen Clarke and…

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From Estepona to Bannockburn-An unexpected journey

In the late 1990’s, in a friend’s holiday villa in Estepona in southern Spain, John Morgan was flicking through the…

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A wee bit of Scotland in the heart of Armadale

Minnawarra Park in the heart of Armadale was transformed into a wee bit of Scotland in October when around 20,000…

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MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2021: The Pipes of Christmas Virtual Concert

The Pipes of Christmas Virtual Concert, produced by The Clan Currie Society / The Learned Kindred of Currie, has been…

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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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