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October 2018

Develop Your Scottish Country Dancing

October 8 - November 26
The Rocks, NSW Australia

Class for newer dancers who have already done a beginners course (or done at least a few weeks of SCD). Dancers who wish to revise or improve at this easier level are also very welcome. Pay for a course of 8 weeks or pay by the night. At Fort Street Public School, Upper Fort St. ... Read more

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Gaelic Language Lessons

October 13 - November 17
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Beginner and Intermediate Gaelic language lessons will be held at the Cultural Centre on Saturday mornings10:00 a.m. to 12 noon from October 13th to November 17th, 2018. Info: www.vancouvergaelic.com

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival

October 19 - October 31
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

A celebration of live storytelling, oral traditions and cultural diversity, with Scottish and international storytellers and musicians at the Scottish Storytelling Centre. Info: www.tracscotland.org/scottish-storytelling-centre

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Tweed Valley Forest Festival

October 20 - October 28
Glentress, Scottish Borders United Kingdom

A celebration of the rich woodland culture of the Borders in a variety of locations around the beautiful Tweed Valley. Info: www.forest-festival.com

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Orkney Storytelling Festival

October 25 - October 28
Orkney – Scotland Orkney , Scotland

A four-day programme of walks, talks, story sessions and workshops with renowned storytellers from Scotland and beyond. Info: www.orkneystorytellingfestival.co.uk

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Asilomar Scottish Country Dance Weekend & Workshop

October 26 - October 28
Pacific Grove, CA CA United States

A weekend of Scottish country dancing, classes, and lots more. Celebrating 60 years since the very first Scottish Country Dance event was held at Asilomar Conference Grounds, 800 Asilomar Ave. Info: www.asilomar.rscds-sf.org

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Ceilidh Club

October 26
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

St Davids in the Fields Church, 202 Hillsborough Rd. All are welcome to play, dance, or even call ceilidh dances and certainly just to watch. Info: [email protected]

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Sarasota Celtic Music Festival

October 26 - October 27
Sarasota, FL FL United States

A weekend of Celtic music and fun at Nathan Benderson Park. Info: www.celtoberfest.org

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Perth All Scotland Accordion and Fiddle Festival

October 27
Perth – Scotland Perth , Scotland

The 69th annual festival of its kind. Kicking off with a ceilidh, the event takes in competitions and championships during the day before finishing with the Senior Scottish Championship and performances by some of Scotland's top musicians. Info: www.perthaccordionfestival.co.uk

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The Glenfiddich Solo Piping Championship

October 27
Blair Atholl Perthshire United Kingdom

Established in 1974 to inspire the world's finest individual pipers and to seek the best overall exponents of ceol mor or piobaireachd (the great music) and ceol beag or light music (the little music) at Blair Castle. Each year, 10 competitors qualify to play at this prestigious event through placing in one of a series ... Read more

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Scottish American Society Of South Florida Fall Halloween Ceilidh

October 27
Hollywood, FL United States

Entertainment includes pipe & drumming, the fine fiddles & more at the Church of the Little Flower, 1805 Pierce St. Info: www.sassf.org

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Pipers Society Julie Appleton-Seymour Memorial Competition

October 27
Brisbane – Australia Brisbane, QLD Australia

Invitational Hornpipe and Jig competition at Emmanuel College, University of Queensland, St Lucia. Info: [email protected]

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Weary Dunlop Dinner

October 27
Melbourne, VIC Australia

The Patron Malcolm Murry the 12th Earl of Dunmore and the Chairman of the Board of Governors Simon Abney-Hastings the 15th Earl of Loudoun on behalf of St Andrew’s First Aid Australia (SAFAA) and The Weary Dunlop Foundation present the Weary Dunlop Dinner at The Kelvin Club Melbourne. Info: St. Andrew's First Aid 0413 932 ... Read more

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Shetland Knitwear Demonstration

October 28
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

The beauties of Shetland knitwear and the skill of its creators Members of the Shetland Society will come to share and demonstrate how these marvellous pieces are created – traditional and modern designs including the fine lace with the Victoria University of Wellington Scottish Interest Group. Info: www.wellyscots.wordpress.com

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Kirkin o’ the Tartans

October 28
London – Canada London, ON Canada

St. George's Presbyterian Church, 1475 Dundas Street, is hosting its annual Kirkin' o' the Tartan at 10:30 am. Wear your tartan if you like and enjoy Scottish fare after the service. Ample Parking. Info: 519 455-5760 or www.stgeorgespresbyterian.com

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National Piping Centre Adult Gatherings

October 29 - November 1
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Specially tailored for learners aged 18+ with themed workshops, practice time and small group lessons and more. Info: www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

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November 2018

Spotlight on Mary

November 1 - November 4
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Learn about the fate of Mary Queen of Scots' husband Lord Darnley. Experience Craigmillar Castle in a new light as the story of the infamous Craigmillar Bond is brought to life through illumination and projection. Listen in on the dark plot of 1566 and encounter key characters as you tour the castle and hear of ... Read more

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Scottish Tree Festival: Autumn Colours/Ardtornish Estate

November 1 - November 30
Oban – Scotland Oban, Scotland

This is a lovely time to visit the garden, burning bright in the autumnal sun. A procession of red, yellows and oranges heralds the approach of Autumn in the garden, with species of Enkianthus, Cotoneaster, Aronia, Cercidiphyllum and Oxydendrum providing spectacular autumn foliage and fruit colour; whilst Prunus x subhirtella 'Autumnalis' and Eucryphia provide floral ... Read more

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Scottish Celtic Music Group

November 2
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

Monthly on the first Friday at St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd. All instruments welcome to read through favourite Scottish tunes and dance sets. Info: John Hawthorn: [email protected]

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The Perthshire Amber Festival

November 2 - November 4
Perthshire United Kingdom

A variety of music events with Dougie Maclean and friends including; music sessions, a triple Cabaret Amber, a big Dougie concert at Perth Concert Hall, and a Farewell Concert/Event. Info: www.perthshireamber.com

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Annual Celtic Awards Dinner

November 2
Sydney – Australia Sydney, NSW Australia

Hosted by Celtic Council of Australia, honouring the Celtic community, supper and The Argyll Highland & Irish Dancers and piper at The Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, 169-171 Castlereagh St. Info: www.celticcouncil.org.au

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Aberfeldy Festival

November 2 - November 3
Aberfeldy – Scotland Aberfeldy, Perthshire Scotland

Community festival with film screenings, street entertainment, storytelling, workshops and fireworks alongside a bumper line-up of bands. Info: www.aberfeldyfestival.com

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52nd Annual Kingston Workshop Weekend and Ball

November 2 - November 4
Kingston – Canada Kingston, ON Canada

Scottish country dancing and Scottish music with workshop sand a Ball. Info: www.rscdskingston.org or contact Jim MacLachlan 613 382-8682.

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Ceilidh

November 3
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

St. Giles SCD Club presents an evening of fun, entertainment, Celtic band, piping, highland dancing, ceilidh dancing, cash bar and pub fare $20.00 at 2212-13th Street NW. Info: www.stgilesscottishcountrydance.club

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The Gaelic Society of Vancouver Cèilidh

November 3
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Scottish language, music and dance at the Cultural Centre. Info: www.vancouvergaelic.com

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Scotland Tonight

November 3
Ottawa, ON Canada

The Sons of Scotland Pipe Band present their 17th annual 'Scotland Tonight' concert at the Shenkman Arts Centre in Orleans from 2 to 4:30 pm. The band is pleased to welcome famed comedian Johnny 'Bagpipes' Johnston back to the show, and he will be joined by the choirs of the Ottawa Catholic School Board choirs, ... Read more

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Upper Hutt Highland Gathering

November 3
Upper Hutt – New Zealand Upper Hutt, New Zealand

Scottish Highland Gathering in the Park - bring your family for a fun-filled day of music, dance and activities. Including Highland Dancing, bagpipes, Scottish Swordfighting, Archery, Highland Cows, Clan tents and more at Harcourt Park, Akatarawa Rd. Info: www.eventfinda.co.nz/2018/upper-hutt-highland-gathering/upper-hutt

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47th Annual Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering

November 3
Charleston – USA Charleston, SC USA

Celebrate Scotland at Boone Hall Plantation, 1235 Long Point Rd. Info: www.charlestonscots.org

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Central Coast Scottish Spectacular

November 4
Gosford – Australia Gosford, NSW Australia

This Scottish Highland Gathering will be held at The Entertainment Grounds and will feature the NSW Pipe Band Championships, and the Central Coast Scottish National Dancing Titles. Info: www.scottishspectacular.com

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Piobaireachd Group Queensland Recital Day

November 4
Rochedale, QLD Australia

Piping event at Rochedale High School, 10am. Info: 07 3397 4512.

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Scottish Fiddle Club Fiddle Club Night

November 9
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

7:30 PM - 11:00 PM at St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd. Info: www.freewebs.com/aucklandscottishfiddleclub

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Beechworth Celtic Festival

November 9 - November 11
Beechworth, VIC

Bands will play at various locations across the weekend with the Old Gaol Tattoo within the walls of the Old Beechworth Gaol. Info: www.beechworthcelticfestival.com.au

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Concert of Remembrance

November 9
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Organised by the Royal British Legion Scotland in partnership with City of Edinburgh, to say thank you through music and song, to those who served, sacrificed and changed our world during the First World War. Narrated by Rose McBain and featuring Isla St Clair, The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, The Band of ... Read more

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Wallace Award Dinner for Heritage, Arts & Culture

November 9
New York – USA New York, NY USA

Presented by the American-Scottish Foundation at the University Club, celebrate the work of the Foundation, honorees and Scottish American heritage in true Scottish style. Info: 212 605 0338 or www.americanscottishfoundation.com

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8th Annual Hororata Highland Games

November 10
Hororata – New Zealand Hororata, New Zealand

A brilliant day of Scottish celebration at New Zealand's largest Scottish event with pipe bands, athletics, Scottish dance, Clan lane and more at Hororata Domain. Info: Cindy Driscoll 021 366 606 or www.hororatahighlandgames.org.nz

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Celtic Music Festival and Scottish Highland Games 2018

November 10 - November 11
Gulfport, MS MS United States

Celtic music festival & Scottish Highland Games at the Harrison County Fairgrounds, 15321 County Farm Rd. Info: www.mshighlandsandislands.org

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Hornby Tattoo

November 10
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

A Celtic Tattoo celebrating Armistice Day at the "Castle" upstairs at the Hornby Club, 17 Carmen Road, Hornby. Info: www.facebook.com/Hornby-Tattoo-2018-1648046535271709/

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Ceilidh in the Forest [RSCDS]

November 10
Forestville, NSW Australia

Sydney Scottish Country Dance Society invites you to an evening of fun social dancing, accompanied by the magical music of Iain Mackenzie on accordion. Come along, bring a drink, enjoy the music and join the dance, no experience or Scottish heritage required. At Forestville Senior Citizens Centre, 2 Starkey St Info: www.trybooking.com/WTAO or [email protected]

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69th Annual Tartan Ball

November 10
Washington – USA Washington, MO USA

Come experience all the Scottish pageantry and tradition of this grand ball in the Ballroom of the Willard Hotel, hosted by the St. Andrew's Society of Washington, DC. Info: www.tartanball.org

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22nd Annual Clover Highland Games

November 10
Clover SC United States

A celebration of the traditions brought here by the original Scottish and Irish Colonists. Info: www.cloverhighlandgames.com

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Glasgow’s Whisky Festival

November 10
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Glasgow's festival of the national tipple returns for a 10th year, with more than 60 stands featuring whisky, gin, rum, other spirits and whisky at Hampden Park. Info: www.glasgowswhiskyfestival.com

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Vancouver Royal Scottish Country Dance Branch Christmas Ceilidh

November 10
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

The Vancouver Branch dancers invite you to join them for a fun evening of easy dancing and entertainment. Come and dance with us and join in the Ceilidh if you would like to share your talents, everyone welcome. Info: www.rscdsvancouver.org

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Saint Andrew’s Society of the State of New York 262nd Annual Banquet

November 16
New York – USA New York, NY USA

Celebrate St Andrew's Day at The University Club, One West 54th St. Info: www.standrewsny.org

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Scots Fiddle Festival

November 16 - November 18
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

One of the most prestigious and nourishing events on the fiddle music calendar. Info: www.scotsfiddlefestival.com

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Auckland Highland Games & Gathering

November 17
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

A range of activities from traditional and contemporary Scottish culture at Ellerslie Event Centre, 80 Ascot Ave, Remuera. Info: www.aucklandhighlandgames.wordpress.com

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Dunedin Celtic Music & Craft Beer Festival

November 17
Dunedin, FL FL United States

Presented by the Dunedin Scottish Arts Foundation is an annual event centered around traditional and contemporary Celtic music and both local and national craft beer at Dunedin's Highlander Park. Info: www.dunedincelticmusicfestival.com

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2018 Annual Church Parade

November 18
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Presented by the St Andrews Society of Toronto. The service commences at 10:30am at the historic Glenview Presbyterian Church. Info: www.standrews-society.ca

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St. Andrew’s Society of Central Florida St. Andrew’s Dinner

November 18
Winter Springs – USA Winter Springs, FL USA

St. Andrew's Society celebration with Scottish food and entertainment throughout the evening at University Club of Winter Park, 841 N Park Ave. Info: www.standrewscfl.com

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St. Andrew’s Day Dinner

November 18
North Hollywood CA United States

An evening of Scottish celebration with the Saint Andrew's Society Los Angeles at Spumante Restaurant, 11049 Magnolia Blvd. Info: www.saintandrewsla.org

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Neil Oliver: The Story of the British Isles in 100 Places

November 20
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Neil Oliver talks about the incredible places he's seen across the UK and his unique view of British history at Theatre Royal, 282 Hope St. Info: www.atgtickets.com/venues/theatre-royal-glasgow/

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St Andrews Society of Toronto Charity Ball

November 24
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Experience a glamorous taste of Scotland and a tremendous opportunity to experience Scottish hospitality and revel in Scotland’s rich history and traditions at Fairmont Royal York Hotel 100 Front Street West. Info: [email protected] or www.standrews-society.ca

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Shiftin’ Bobbins’ St Andrew’s Celebration Dance

November 24
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Scotch Mist will play for the 5th Annual Shiftin’ Bobbins celebration of Scotland’s Bard at Grace Church-On-The-Hill, 300 Lonsdale Rd. Info: www.shiftinbobbins.webs.com

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St. Andrew’s Annual Dinner and Gala

November 24
Ottawa, ON Canada

St Andrew's Society of Ottawa Annual Dinner and Gala will be held at the Britannia Yacht Club, 2717 Cassels St. The Haggis will be formally addressed. During dinner there will be a Pipe Band and a Highland Dance display. Alan James will be Master of Ceremonies The evening will conclude with Ceilidh and Scottish Country ... Read more

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Modern Piping comes to Sydney

November 24
Pennant Hills, NSW Australia

The New South Wales Pipe Band Association is proud to present Lincoln Hilton. Modern Piping a movement geared towards pushing the boundaries of pipes at Pennant Hills Bowling Club. Info: [email protected]

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135th Annual St Andrew’s Ball

November 24
Calgary – Canada Calgary, AB Canada

135 years and going strong! Join the St. Andrew's Society of Calgary for their annual ball featuring the music of Scot Band and Bill Ewan from Scotland. Ticket prices include a full buffet dinner, entertainment and dance. Info: [email protected] or www.standrewcaledonian.ca

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St Andrew’s Day Highland Dancing Championships, Competition and Titles

November 24
Toowoomba – Australia Toowoomba , QLD Australia

Highland dancing events and competitions at Salo Centre, St Ursula's College, Rome St. Info: 07 4637 0047.

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St Andrew’s Dinner Dance

November 24
Pitlochry – Scotland Pitlochry , Scotland

Celebrating our Patron Saint at Atholl Palace. A superb night of traditional dance, featuring the famous Michael Philip Scottish dance band. Info: www.athollpalace.com

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St Andrew’s Ceilidh

November 24
Parap, NT Australia

Come and celebrate St Andrew's Day with the Arafura Scottish Country Dancers. Enjoy the fun of great Ceilidh dancing—beginners welcome. Be entertained by the Darwin & Districts Pipes & Drums with toe tapping music from Murphy and Friends Folk Band. Delight in the variety of traditional Scottish fare. Listen in awe to Robbie Burns’ traditional ... Read more

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St. Andrew’s Night

November 24
Toowoomba – Australia Toowoomba , QLD Australia

Toowoomba Caledonian Society & Pipe Band is celebrating St. Andrew's Night starting at 7pm in the Drayton Hall, Brisbane St. Come along & enjoy a night of Scottish entertainment. Learn all the favourite dances (All called). Cost of the evening is $10pp Adults, School-aged children over 13 $5.00 & under 13 free & please bring ... Read more

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Modern Piping comes to Newcastle

November 25
Newcastle – Australia Newcastle, NSW Australia

The New South Wales Pipe Band Association is proud to present Lincoln Hilton. Modern Piping a movement geared towards pushing the boundaries of pipes at Mex Club, Mayfield. Info: [email protected]

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St. Andrew’s Day Celebration

November 25
Saratoga Springs, NY NY United States

Celebrate with the St. Andrew's Society of the Adirondacks at a informal gathering and lunch at Harvey's Pub, 14 Phila St. Info: www.adkscot.org

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Kirkin o’ Tartan

November 25
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

Join the Canterbury Scottish Heritage Council in the St Andrews Chapel, St Andrews College, 347 Papanui Road, . Join the Scottish Heritage Council in this annual event which will, for the first time, be held in the rebuilt college chapel. Info: www.scottishsocietyofnz.com/canterbury-scottish-heritage-council.html

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Queensland Highland Pipers Society Social & Jack McCandlish Memorial Contest

November 26
Toowong, QLD Australia

At the Walrus Bar, Regatta Hotel. Info: 07 3397 4512.

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Café Ceilidh: St. Andrew’s Day Celebration

November 27
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Afternoon of music with the Scots Music Group at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High St. Info: www.scottishstorytellingcentre.com

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Fort Langley St. Andrew’s Dance

November 27
Fort Langley, BC Canada

The Fort Langley Voyageurs will hold their St. Andrew’s Dance in the historic Fort Langley Hall. There will be dances for everyone – beginners to advanced. Info: www.rscdsvancouver.org/dancing-in-vancouver/clubs/fort-langley/

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The St. Andrew’s Luncheon

November 29
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

Join the St Andrew’s Society of Montreal, listen to bagpipes, eat haggis and have a great meal, all at a very affordable price. 2018 "Guest of Humour” George Bowser at Hotel Le Cantlie, 1110 Sherbrooke St. West. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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Community Ceilidh

November 30
Red Hill, QLD Australia

Celebrate St Andrews Day! Bring your friends and family for a night of joyful dancing to Brisbane's premiere Scottish ceilidh band at Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Rd. Info: www.facebook.com/CeilidhClan

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Ceilidh Club

November 30
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

St Davids in the Fields Church, 202 Hillsborough Rd. All are welcome to play, dance, or even call ceilidh dances and certainly just to watch. Info: [email protected]

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Happy St. Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

Saint Andrew's Day is Scotland's official national day. Celebrate St Andrew's Day (or in Scottish Gaelic 'Là Naomh Anndrais'), Scotland's patron saint!

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Saint Andrew's Day is Scotland's official national day. Celebrate St Andrew's Day (or in Scottish Gaelic 'Là Naomh Anndrais'), Scotland's patron saint!

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

Saint Andrew's Day is Scotland's official national day. Celebrate St Andrew's Day (or in Scottish Gaelic 'Là Naomh Anndrais'), Scotland's patron saint!

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

Saint Andrew's Day is Scotland's official national day. Celebrate St Andrew's Day (or in Scottish Gaelic 'Là Naomh Anndrais'), Scotland's patron saint!

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Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

Saint Andrew's Day is Scotland's official national day. Celebrate St Andrew's Day (or in Scottish Gaelic 'Là Naomh Anndrais'), Scotland's patron saint!

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St Andrews Scottish Evening

November 30
Wongawallan, QLD Australia

Celebrate St Andrews Day with live pipes, food and fun at the Fox & Hounds Country Inn, 7 Elevation Dr. Info: 07 5665 7582 or www.foxandhounds.net.au

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St. Andrew’s Ball

November 30
Montreal – Canada Montreal, QC Canada

Join the St Andrew’s Society of Montreal at the 2018 St. Andrew's Ball for an evening of dining, dancing and pageantry celebrating one hundred and eighty-three years of Scottish heritage in Montreal at The Marriott Château Champlain Hotel. Info: www.standrews.qc.ca

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St. Andrew’s Dinner

November 30
St. Louis, MO MO United States

The Scottish St. Andrew Society of Greater St. Louis is hosting its annual St. Andrew’s Dinner at the Kingshighway Racquet Club. Scottish musical entertainment, raffles, and speeches on Scottish heritage and culture in the 21st century. Info: www.stlstandrews.com

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Saint Andrew Society of Western Australia 2018 St Andrew’s Day Ball

November 30
Perth, WA Australia

This year's ball, as well as celebrating St Andrew's Day, celebrates the 80th anniversary of the St Andrew Society of Western Australia, which was formed with the express purpose of celebrating St Andrew's Day back in 1938. The 2018 ball will be held in the Grand River Ballroom at the Pan Pacific Hotel at 207 ... Read more

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Society of St. Andrew of Scotland (Qld) 71st Annual Men’s Dinner

November 30
Brisbane – Australia Brisbane, QLD Australia

Celebrate the Patron Saint of Scotland with bagpipes, song, haggis and more at Pullman Hotel, King George Square. Info: www.standrewsociety.com

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48th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend & Parade

November 30 - December 1
Alexandria, VA VA United States

The Campagna Center presents the 48th Annual Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend & Parade. Thousands will join for a full lineup of festivities that will celebrate the rich Scottish heritage of Old Town Alexandria. Info: www.campagnacenter.org/scottishwalkweekend

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Karen Matheson Live

November 30
Findhorn United Kingdom

Widely recognised as the haunting vocals of Celtic supergroup Capercaillie, Karen has been called the finest Gaelic singer alive today and honoured with many awards at Universal Hall Arts Centre. Info: www.karenmatheson.com

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St Andrew’s Night Social

November 30
Woodville, SA Australia

Celebrate St Andrew's night with the Bydand Scottish Country Dance Class, enjoying a program of tartan and placename Scottish Dances at St Margaret's Church Hall, cnr Port Road and Woodville Rd. Info: www.rscdsadelaide.org.au

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St Andrew’s Day Celebration

November 30
Dunedin – New Zealand Dunedin , New Zealand

Dougall Mackay will be onsite to mark St Andrews Day complete with bagpipes to bring life to Dunedin’s Scottish heritage as he pipes his way through Toitū OSM – Galleries. Info: 03 477 5052 or [email protected]

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December 2018

Daylesford Highland Gathering

December 1
Daylesford – Australia Daylesford, VIC Australia

Enjoy a wee bit of Scotland, the event includes a Street March, then a full days drumming, piping and dancing at the picturesque Victoria Park. Info: www.daylesfordhighland.com

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Christchurch Casino Highland Day

December 1
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

Annual Highland Day Contest run by the Canterbury Caledonian Society Grade One Pipe Band commences at 11am. To be held in the grounds of the Ilam Homestead. Info: Secretary Kim Robertson [email protected]

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St. Andrew’s Dinner Gala

December 1
Dedham MA United States

All proceeds benefit the Scots' Charitable Society scholarship fund at the Holiday Inn. Info: Alan McCall 857 919 1583 or [email protected]

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RSCDS Toronto Family Christmas Dance

December 1
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Scottish country dance event with music by Don Bartlett & The Scottish Heirs at Crescent School, Bayview Ave. Info: www.dancescottish.ca

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Shetland Society of Wellington Christmas Party

December 2
Wellington – New Zealand Wellington , New Zealand

At Pipe Band Hall, Newtown, 12.30pm. Info: www.shetlandwellington.org.nz

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Piobaireachd Group Queensland Social

December 2
Ipswich, QLD Australia

Piping event at Ipswich Thistle Pipe Band Hall, Cnr Lion & Moffatt Sts. Info: 07 3397 4512.

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Scottish Celtic Music Group

December 7
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

Monthly on the first Friday at St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd. All instruments welcome to read through favourite Scottish tunes and dance sets. Info: John Hawthorn: [email protected]

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A Celtic Christmas

December 7
Campbell, CA CA United States

A festive holiday chorale with Celtic music and dance. Orchard City Community Chorus in Concert with: Santa Clara County Sheriff Pipes and Drums San Jose School of Highland Dancing Soloists and more at Campbell United Methodist Church, 1675 Winchester Blvd. Info: www.orchardcitychorus.org

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Jenny Mair Highland Square Day

December 8
Palmerston North – New Zealand Palmerston North , New Zealand

Upwards of 20 highland pipe bands and scores of contestant solo bagpipers, solo drummers and highland dancers will converge on The Square. Info: [email protected]

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Celtic Christmas Concert

December 8
Marshfield MO United States

A free Christmas concert featuring the traditional Celtic sounds of “Keltic Knot” benefiting Grace Place Children's Home at Temple Baptist Church, 431 S. Olive St. Info: [email protected] or (417) 242-1332.

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Glasgow Phoenix Choir: Celebrate Christmas

December 9
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

The Glasgow Phoenix Choir is delighted to be performing a concert in the Freemasons' Hall in Edinburgh for one of their most enjoyable concerts of the year. Info: www.phoenixchoir.org

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The 55th Annual Gleneagles Ball

December 9
Vancouver – Canada Vancouver, BC Canada

Dance to the music of the Vancouver Fiddle Orchestra in the beautiful Ballroom of the historic Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch before dancing and a decadent dessert buffet afterwards. Info: https://rscdsgleneagles.org/2018gleneaglesball

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A Celtic Christmas: Eric Rigler & Dirk Freymuth

December 9
Viejo CA United States

The "World's Most Recorded Piper" Eric Rigler (Outlander, Braveheart) and guitarist Dirk Freymuth team-up to create a soundscape of Celtic spirit and energy. Featuring Eric on Irish uilleann pipes, Scottish small-pipes & whistles and Dirk on acoustic guitars at Soka Performing Arts Center. Info: 949 480-4ART (4278 or [email protected]

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Glenview Christmas Dance

December 12
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Have you ever wondered how Santa stays fit enough to do his job? He Scottish dances of course. Come get into the holiday spirit dancing to the music of The Scottish Heirs Duo at Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Ave. Info: www.glenviewscdg.org

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Scottish Fiddle Club Fiddle Club Night

December 14
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

7:30 PM - 11:00 PM at St Luke's Church, 130 Remuera Rd. Info: www.freewebs.com/aucklandscottishfiddleclub

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Glasgow Phoenix Choir: Celebrate Christmas

December 14
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

The Glasgow Phoenix Choir is delighted to be performing a concert in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall for one of their most enjoyable concerts of the year. Info: www.phoenixchoir.org

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Pipes of Christmas

December 15
New York – USA New York, NY USA

20th Anniversary of NYC's favorite Celtic Christmas concert.From the bold sounds of the bagpipes and the harmonious blending of brass, strings and percussion, to the poetic and lyrical words that complement them, the Pipes of Christmas is a festival for the soul at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, 921 Madison Ave. at 73rd St. Info: www.pipesofchristmas.com

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Celtic Christmas Crafts & Traditions Workshop

December 15
Sydney – Australia Sydney, NSW Australia

Learn about Christmas traditions in the Celtic countries. Write a Christmas greeting in your medieval or modern Celtic language of choice. Hosted by Australian School of Celtic Learning at Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts 280 Pitt t. Info: www.celticlearningcomau.wordpress.com

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Khancoban Carols Pipes and Drums

December 15
Khancoban, NSW Australia

Presented by Tumbarumba Pipe Band and Khancoban Alpine Inn. A free evening of Celtic and Christmas music, including pipes culminating in Massed Pipe Band performances throughout the evening. Info: Joanne Lorimar 0417 219 743.

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The Pipes of Christmas

December 16
Summit, NJ NJ United States

20th Anniversary of NYC's favorite Celtic Christmas concert. From the bold sounds of the bagpipes and the harmonious blending of brass, strings and percussion, to the poetic and lyrical words that complement them, the Pipes of Christmas is a festival for the soul at Central Presbyterian Church, 70 Maple St. Info: www.pipesofchristmas.com

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A Celtic Christmas

December 22
Thornbury, VIC Australia

Scottish rockers Claymore are bringing together some of their musical mates for a special evening of entertainment with fantastic special guests Colin Lillie, Saoirse, the Hawthorn City Pipe Band and the Glenbrae Celtic Dancers at The Thornbury Theatre, 859 High St. Info: 03 9484 9831 or [email protected]

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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Happy Christmas

December 25
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

Wishing all our readers and friends a very Happy Christmas and festive season!

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RSCDS NZ Branch Summer School Nelson 2018/19

December 28, 2018 - January 5, 2019
Nelson – New Zealand Nelson, New Zealand

The RSCDS New Zealand Branch Inc. extends a warm invitation for all Scottish country dancers to attend the Summer School. Info: www.dancescottish.org.nz

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Ceilidh Club

December 28
Auckland – New Zealand Auckland , New Zealand

St Davids in the Fields Church, 202 Hillsborough Rd. All are welcome to play, dance, or even call ceilidh dances and certainly just to watch. Info: [email protected]

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The Red Hot Chilli Pipers

December 29
Ayr – Scotland Ayr, Scotland

A unique brand of 'bag rock' (that's bagpipes plus rock, if you were wondering) with stirring tunes and energetic performances. Expect everything from 'Flower of Scotland' to Coldplay's 'Clocks', via AC/DC and Deep Purple at Ayr Town Hall. Info: www.redhotchillipipers.co.uk

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Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2019

December 30, 2018 - January 1, 2019
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Edinburgh's Hogmanay is one of the world's greatest New Year celebrations. Three days of spectacular events, as Scotland shows the world how to celebrate. Info: www.edinburghshogmanay.com

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide – Australia Nationwide, Australia

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2019!

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide – Canada Nationwide, Canada

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2019!

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide – New Zealand Nationwide, New Zealand

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2019!

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide – Scotland Nationwide, Scotland

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2019!

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide – USA Nationwide, USA

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2019!

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Hogmanay Hoolie

December 31
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Celebrate the beginning of 2019 with a seven-course banquet, dancing until 5am and a champagne reception with a view of the Edinburgh Castle fireworks for the bells at Ghillie Dhu, 2 Rutland Place. Info: www.ghillie-dhu.co.uk

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Stonehaven Fireballs Ceremony

December 31
Stonehaven – Scotland Stonehaven, Kincardineshire Scotland

Welcome in the new year with friends and family watching as a troupe of revellers parade up the High Street swinging balls of fire around their heads which create patterns in the air and light up the dark skies: and for which the finale is looping the fireballs into the Harbour. This is followed by ... Read more

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Hogmanay at Atholl Palace

December 31
Pitlochry – Scotland Pitlochry , Scotland

Celebrate Hogmanay at Atholl Palace enjoying the Highland setting, the blazing log fires, the delightfully relaxing surroundings, the many years of experience on hand and that special atmosphere for the big night. With Hjaltibohoga, Ceilidh dancing and from Buck’s Fizz Brunch and Mulled Wine, you will create memories to last a lifetime this Hogmanay at ... Read more

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Glenview Hogmanay Dance and Ceilidh

December 31
Toronto – Canada Toronto, ON Canada

Start 2019 off on the right foot, join your friends for an evening of dancing to Scotch Mist. Bring and share refreshments at the end of dancing prior to midnight at Glenview Presbyterian Church, 1 Glenview Ave. Info: www.glenviewscdg.org

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January 2019

Waipu Highland Games

January 1, 2019
Waipu – New Zealand Waipu, New Zealand

The first Highland Games to take place each year in the world, bagpipes, Scottish dance, Clans, tartan and more. Info: www.waipugames.co.nz

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The Maryborough Highland Gathering

January 1, 2019
Maryborough – Australia Maryborough, VIC Australia

Start the year off Scottish at Australia's oldest continuous running sporting event with pipe bands, Scottish dance, stalls and more at Princes Park. Info: 03 5461 1480 or www.highlandsociety.com.au

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RNZPBA Summer School

January 6, 2019 - January 11, 2019
Christchurch – New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand

The largest Summer School in the Southern Hemisphere offers Jack Lee and Reid Maxwell from world-famous Simon Fraser University Pipe Band (Canada); fantastic tutors from New Zealand and additional international tutors at St Andrew’s College, Papanui Rd. Info: [email protected] or www.nzpipebands.org.nz/education/summer-school

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Central Florida Scottish Highland Games

January 19, 2019 - January 20, 2019
Winter Springs – USA Winter Springs, FL USA

Experience traditional highland athletics, dance, art, music, culture, food and a Gaelic spirit. Presented by The Scottish-American Society of Central Florida at Central Winds Park. Info: www.flascot.com

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Gala Burns Supper & Ceilidh

January 19, 2019
Ottawa, ON Canada

Celebrate the life and works of Robert Burns, Scotland's national bard with The Scottish Society of Ottawa. An evening of revelry, haggis & whisky at Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Dr. Info: Sherry Sharpe at [email protected] or 613-762-4134.

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Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring

January 20, 2019 - January 22, 2019
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Scotland's biggest trade show for the gift, homewares, jewellery, fashion accessories, craft and textiles market at the SEC. Trade only event. Info: www.scotlandstradefairs.co.uk

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Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring

January 20, 2019 - January 22, 2019
Glasgow – Scotland Glasgow, Scotland

Scotland's biggest trade show for the gift, homewares, jewellery, fashion accessories, craft and textiles market at the SEC. Trade only event. Info: www.scotlandstradefairs.co.uk

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Burns Supper

January 25, 2019
Wongawallan, QLD Australia

Includes the Address the Haggis, 3 course dinner, music and more at the Fox & Hounds Country Inn, 7 Elevation Dr. Info: 07 5665 7582 or www.foxandhounds.net.au

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Turakina Highland Games

January 26, 2019
Turakina – New Zealand Turakina , New Zealand

Celebrating everything Scottish with Highland & National dancing, the New Zealand Open Solo Piping Championships, pipe bands and traditional Scottish field events. Many Clans are represented and members are happy to help you research your Celtic heritage at Turakina Domain, Cameron Rd. Info: 027 6656 238 or www.turakinahighlandgames.co.nz

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Burns Supper

January 26, 2019
Charleston – USA Charleston, SC USA

Come celebrate the birth of Robert Burns with the Scottish Society of Charleston. A night of good food, good drink, and good fellowship at Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Dr. Info: www.charlestonscots.org

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Burns Supper & Dance

January 26, 2019
Cobourg, ON Canada

Join the Cobourg Highland Games Society and be entertained by the Lindsay Rose Highland Dancers, The Cobourg Legion (Police) Pipe Band and Madman's Window Celtic Band. Get your dancing shoes on, and join us for some traditional Scottish dancing, and let's have a Ceilidh. Info: www.cobourghighlandgames.ca

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February 2019

Paeroa Highland Games & Tattoo

February 9, 2019
Paeroa – New Zealand Paeroa, New Zealand

A fully-fledged Highland Games, one of only seven such Scottish gatherings in New Zealand, and the only one in New Zealand to hold an evening Tattoo at the Paeroa Domain. Info: www.paeroahighlandgames.co.nz

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Six Nations: Scotland Vs Ireland

February 9, 2019
Edinburgh – Scotland Edinburgh , Scotland

Scotland take on Ireland in the Six Nations at Murrayfield Stadium. Info: www.scottishrugby.org

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Richmond Highland Gathering

February 17, 2019
Richmond, TAS Australia

St Andrew Society of Hobart will again be holding its annual Highland Gathering on the Village Green, with Pipe Band displays from across Tasmania, Scottish dancing and stalls. Info: Di Cornish 0408 528 658 or [email protected]

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RSCDS Winter School

February 17, 2019 - February 22, 2019
Pitlochry – Scotland Pitlochry , Scotland

Held in the picturesque town of Pitlochry, the RSCDS Winter School, has Scottish country dance classes held at different venues around Pitlochry. Classes are held every morning and there are optional classes in the afternoon — a full day of dancing if your feet are up for it! Info: www.rscds.org

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March 2019

Liverpool Plains Military Tattoo

March 2, 2019
Quirindi, NSW Australia

The event aims to showcase military bands in both a competition and exhibition format, and pays homage to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo at Longfield Oval Sporting Precinct, Henry St. Info: [email protected] or www.liverpoolplainsmilitarytattoo.com.au

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Scots Day Out

March 2, 2019
Bendigo – Australia Bendigo, VIC Australia

Scots Day Out will be a day filled with fun, tartan, Scottish entertainment and events and it’s free, at Rosalind Park. Info: www.scotsdayout.com

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Winnipeg Scottish Festival

March 23, 2019
Winnipeg – Canada Winnipeg, MB Canada

Piping events and more. Info: www.winnipegscottishfestival.com

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Madison Scottish Country Dancers Ball Weekend

March 29, 2019 - March 31, 2019
Madison WI United States

Madison Scottish Country Dancers are thrilled to welcome A Parcel of Rogues back to the shores of Loch Mendota at the University of Wisconsin Memorial Union's newly renovated Great Hall their 41st Scottish country dance ball. Info: www.madisonscottishcountrydancers.org

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Celtic Piping Club Session

March 31, 2019
Melbourne, VIC Australia

Piping session, 3pm - 5:30pm, upstairs at The Last Jar - 616 Elizabeth Street (cnr Queensberry St). Info: [email protected]

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Ringwood Highland Games & Celtic Festival

March 31, 2019
Ringwood – Australia Wantirna, VIC Australia

Melbourne's only Highland Games with pipe bands, Scottish dancers, dogs, Clan and Scottish stalls at J.W.Manson Reserve, Selkirk Ave. Info: www.ringwoodhighlandgames.org.au or www.facebook.com/ringwoodvictoriaaustralia

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April 2019

Brigadoon-The Bundanoon Highland Gathering

April 6, 2019
Bundanoon – Australia Bundanoon, NSW Australia

Australia's largest Scottish event with pipe bands, Clan village, Scottish dancing, music, heavy events, stalls and more-a great day for the entire family in the beautiful Southern Highlands. Info: 02 4883 7471 or www.brigadoon.org.au

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May 2019

Australian Celtic Festival

May 2, 2019 - May 5, 2019
Glen Innes – Australia Glen Innes, NSW Australia

Celebrating Celtic culture amongst the Australian Standing Stones with Celtic music, vendors, entertainment and ceremony. 2019 is the Year of Scotland. Info: www.australiancelticfestival.com

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Celtic Piping Club Session

May 5, 2019
Melbourne, VIC Australia

Piping session, 3pm - 5:30pm, upstairs at The Last Jar - 616 Elizabeth Street (cnr Queensberry St). Info: [email protected]

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Robert Burns Festival

May 17, 2019 - May 19, 2019
Camperdown – Australia Camperdown, NSW Australia

The festival celebrates Camperdown’s unique link to Robert Burns and features a mix of international and local musicians, as well as a Burns lecture series each year. Info: 03 5593 7100 or www.camperdownburnsfestival.com.au

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Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival

May 26, 2019 - June 2, 2019
Wingham – Australia Wingham, NSW Australia

Presented by Manning Valley Historical Society a week long program of Scottish themed events including a Scottish concert, Genealogy Fair, Highland Games, Ceilidh and more. Info: John 02 6556 9057 or www.bonnie-wingham-scottish-festival.manninghistorical.org

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June 2019

National Clan Sinclair Canada Gathering

June 19, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Clan Sinclair Members from around the world will be arriving in Winnipeg to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Clan Sinclair Association of Canada with events, talks and more .Info: George Sinclair 705 756-8889, [email protected] or www.clansinclair.ca

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Kingsville Highland Games

June 22, 2019
Kingsville, ON Canada

The Kingsville Highland Games will once again grace the north shores of Lake Erie in a celebration of Scottish and Celtic culture. Beautiful Lakeside Park provides the backdrop for the skirl of the bagpipes, the triumphant roars of the caber tossers and the energetic highland dancers. Info: 519-733-2305.

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July 2019

44th Australian Scottish Country Dance Winter School

July 7, 2019 - July 13, 2019
Parkville, VIC Australia

The Melbourne & District Branch extends a warm invitation to all dancers to meet at University College, College Drive, University of Melbourne, for a fun filled week of Scottish Country Dancing with great teachers and musicians. Info: www.melbourne2019ws.com

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