Melbourne Tartan Festival

Melbourne, VIC

The Festival program includes pop-up events in the city, Kirkin ‘O The Tartan, historical tour and exhibition, a high energy Ceilidh Dance with Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club, Scottish Connections CBD walking tour, Scottish migration author talks, Gaelic language, music & culture morning, whisky dinner, whisky tasting, a haggis supper, traditional Scots music recital, concerts, music ... Read more

Winter Ceilidh

West Croydon, SA

Highland Dancing Demo by Scots School of Highland Dancing, Whisky Toss and live music by Tellen Tri at West Croydon and Kilkenny RSL, 19 Rosetta St. Bar available also reasonably priced meals from 6 pm. Tickets at www.trybooking.com under Winter Ceilidh or details from: [email protected]

Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan

Brisbane, QLD

The Scottish Clans Congress of QLD Inc. and the St Paul's Church community welcome everyone of Scottish heritage or inclination on the Sunday to celebrate together an historical event for Social freedom and Identity, the right to wear Highland dress (the Tartan). Note: Piper(s) and Procession participants Flag/Banner bearers arrive 8.30 AM and assemble for ... Read more

Melbourne Tartan Festival Ceilidh Dance

Melbourne, VIC

This year the high energy Ceilidh Dance has moved to Collingwood Town Hall with its’ larger dance floor. Dance the night away to the fabulous music of the Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club, with lively and captivating performances combine a mix of traditional and contemporary music that will have you on your feet from the moment ... Read more

Hawthorn Pipe Band Legacy Live

Melbourne, VIC

"Legacy" is a special music tribute to the band's long serving Drum Major and WW2 veteran Bob Semple and features a mix of new and traditional pipe band music with folk inspirations. Hawthorn is one of Australia's top pipe bands, and the "Legacy" concert will see the band at its best. With special guests, including ... Read more

A Celebration of Scots Song – Fiona Ross & Shane O’Mara

Melbourne, VIC

This themed concert of traditional Scots song, interweaving live music with narrative and audio-visual presentation at Kew Court House Theatre. The concert includes songs from their recent album Sunwise Turn - winner of Music Victoria’s Best Folk Album 2020 Award. To Book: www.trybooking.com/BRGSP

Burns Night + 70th Birthday Celebration

Brisbane, QLD

Brisbane Pipe Band is hosting a traditional Burns Night and ceilidh to celebrate their 70th Anniversary. Includes a 3-course meal – including a toast to the haggis – and a traditional Ceilidh, with entertainment throughout the night from Brisbane Pipe Band, Celtic folk band ISHKA, and a traditional Scottish dance caller at Geebung RSL. Tickets: ... Read more

Melbourne Tartan Festival Gala Dinner & Concert

Melbourne, VIC

The premier event of the Festival held in the majestic Main Hall of Melbourne Town Hall. Pipers will greet guests, drinks & canopies, a traditional 'Address to a Haggis; gourmet seasonally inspired menu and drinks, VIP guest speaker and an evening of superb concert style entertainment. A fabulous black tie/kilted evening to remember! More info ... Read more

Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

Inglewood, WA

All ages welcome. Music by the Heel n Toe Ceilidh Band. Come and enjoy a really fun night out at Bob Daniels Community Centre, 895 Beaufort St. Info: John: 0427990754 or www.caledoniansocietyofwainc.com

75th Anniversary of the City of Maitland Pipes and Drums

Maitland, NSW

A weekend of entertainment is part of the 75th Year of Foundation celebrations for the City of Maitland Pipes and Drums. Includes a free entry concert for the community at Maitland Park. Info: Greg: 0409 918 260 or www.maitlandpipeband.org.au

Robert Burns in July

Darwin, NT

Come and celebrate the life and works of Scotland’s National Poet, Robert Burns, in poetry, song and dance. Meals and drinks available for purchase including haggis Entertainment by Get Reel, Darwin and Districts Pipes and Drums and dancing by the Arafura Scottish Dances at Darwin Railway Club. Info: www.facebook.com/northauscelticfest

Queensland Piobaireachd Meeting

Ipswich, QLD

The Queensland Piobaireachd Group is a monthly gathering of pipers and piobaireachd enthusiasts who play, listen to, and enjoy the ceòl mór at City of Ipswich Pipe Hall Limestone Park, Selwyn Edwards Dr. Info: www.pipebandsqld.com

Caledonian Castaways Concert

Melbourne, VIC

The Caledonian Castaways are a group of ex-pat Scots drawn from Melbourne’s Blues/Roots scene singing amusing and heart-warming songs about Scots in Australia and back ‘hame’, at Collingwood Town Hall. Info: www.melbournetartanfestival.com.au

Bundanoon Highland Gathering

Bundanoon, NSW

Australia's largest Scottish gathering with pipe bands, entertainment, Clans, dancers, parade and stalls in the beautiful NSW Southern Highlands. Info: www.brigadoon.org.au

City of Hobart Highland Pipe Band 75th Anniversary and Winter Gathering

Hobart, TAS

City of Hobart Highland Pipe Band extend an invitation to you to join us in celebrating our 75th anniversary at the Hobart Function & Conference Centre, featuring guided whisky and gin tasting, The Kitchen Piper Cup, a buffet dinner, and music from CoHHPB and the Iain McLeod Ceilidh Band. Info: www.cohhpb.com

A Braw Scots Dinner & Ceilidh Under The Stars

Mareeba, QLD

Atherton Tableland Caledonian Society will be celebrating all things Scottish-Highland dancing, pipes and drums, music by Iain Mckenzie (accordion player), enjoy singing your favourite Scottish tunes alongside the Scottish bass-baritone Brian Bisset, a delicious 2 course meal and of course lots of ceilidh dancing at Mareeba Turf Club. Info: 0417 541 126.

Scots on The Rocks – August 2022 Course for Beginners

Sydney, NSW

This course is for new dancers who wish to learn steps and basic dance formations that are the building blocks of Scottish Country dancing. You will be introduced to Jigs and Reels and will learn a series of lively, beginner friendly dances. Eight Week Course (8 August - 26 September 2022) at Fort Street Public ... Read more

Scots in the Bush 2022

Boondooma QLD

A celebration of the contribution of the Scottish people in opening up much of Australia with Celtic music, entertainment and more. Camping on site at Boondooma Homestead. Info: 07  4168 0159 or www.boondoomahomestead.org.au

Winter Ball Weekend 2022

Hobart, TAS

Winter Ball Weekend 2022 with musicians Chris Duncan and Catherine Strutt. Friday evening, choose between a tour of the historic National Trust property Runnymede or walk through some of the dances for Saturday evening's Ball. Saturday evening is the gala event at the beautiful historic Hobart Town Hall. Sunday, picnic lunch at Richmond village. Info: ... Read more

Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival

Wingham, NSW

The Manning Valley Historical Society presents the annual free community event, Clans from all over the country descendto enjoy the Festival. The Clan of Honour for 2022 will be Clan Donnachaidh. Also pipe bands, entertainment, Scottish dancers and stalls. Info: www.bonniewingham.com

Society of St Andrew of Scotland Queensland 75th Anniversary Ball

Brisbane, QLD

A night to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Society of St Andrew of Scotland Queensland. The evening will be filled with live entertainment, the finest food, and wonderful company hosted in the famous Brisbane City Hall. Info: 0477 447 927 or https://event.standrewsociety.com

2022 SMCFWA Annual Gala Ball

Perth, WA

Presented by the Scottish Masonic Charitable Foundation of Western Australia at the Duxton Hotel Perth for an evening inclusive of a 3-course meal, beverages, traditional and contemporary dancing as well a performance from the Perth Metro Pipe Band. Info: 08 9330 8870 or www.smcfwa.com.au

Queensland Piobaireachd Meeting

Ipswich, QLD

The Queensland Piobaireachd Group is a monthly gathering of pipers and piobaireachd enthusiasts who play, listen to, and enjoy the ceòl mór at City of Ipswich Pipe Hall Limestone Park, Selwyn Edwards Dr. Info: www.pipebandsqld.com

The Celtic Shindig

Perth, WA

Come along and enjoy a two-course buffet dinner, and a night filled with entertainment by Gallus Ceilidh Band and the Perth Metro Pipe Band at Wellington Room, Morley Sports and Recreation Centre 12 Wellington Rd, Morley. Book your tickets online at www.trybooking.com/CAKBH or for details: www.perthmetropb.com.au

Clans on the Coast

Nelson Bay, NSW

This years event has been postponed. Info: www.clansonthecoast.com.au

Queensland Piobaireachd Meeting

Ipswich, QLD

The Queensland Piobaireachd Group is a monthly gathering of pipers and piobaireachd enthusiasts who play, listen to, and enjoy the ceòl mór at City of Ipswich Pipe Hall Limestone Park, Selwyn Edwards Dr. Info: www.pipebandsqld.com

45th Australian Winter School

Muresk, WA

The RSCDS WA Branch invites you to join us for the 45th Australian Winter School. The Scottish Country Dance School will be held at the Muresk Institute in the Avon Valley, 96km east of Perth. Info: www.wawinterschool.com

2022 Australian Pipe Band Championships

Sydney, NSW

Hosted by the New South Wales branch of Pipe Bands Australia and held at Pittwater Rugby Park. Info: www.championships.pipebandsaustralia.com.au

Southern Fling – Youth Scottish Country Dance Weekend

Sydney, NSW

A Scottish Country Dance youth weekend (aimed at 18-40 year olds). Meeting other young dancers is one of the great things about Southern Fling. Eat, drink and make merry after the evening dance to make connections with like minded people. All classes and socials will take place at North Ryde School of Arts, Coxs Road, ... Read more

Canberra Highland Gathering

Kambah, ACT

ACT's largest Scottish event with a full day of Scottish entertainment with pipe bands, Scottish dance, Clans, stalls and more. A free comunity event. Also a evening ceilidh will be held at the Canberra Burns Club, Kett St. Info: www.canberragathering.com.au

Armadale Highland Gathering & Perth Kilt Run

Armadale, WA

Celebrate all things Scottish at the largest Highland Gathering event held in Western Australia at Minnawarra Park. Pipe bands, Scottish dancers, Clan Village and the Perth Kilt Run - the only charity fun run in Australia that’s done in a kilt! Info: www.perthkiltrun.com.au

Illawarra Scottish Fair

Kanahooka, NSW

Pipe band competitions, Scottish dancing, food and stalls at Dandaloo Hotel. Info: Illawarra Pipe Band, James: 0422 699 513 or www.facebook.com/Illawarra-Pipe-Band-131465760252032

Glenbarr Highland Gathering

Strathalbyn, SA

A celebration of Scotland at Glenbarr Homestead, 1400B Paris Creek Rd. Glenbarr was originally a home for Scottish pioneers and was one of the first buildings in Strathalbyn built in c1842. Info: www.glenbarr.com.au

Queensland Piobaireachd Meeting

Ipswich, QLD

The Queensland Piobaireachd Group is a monthly gathering of pipers and piobaireachd enthusiasts who play, listen to, and enjoy the ceòl mór at City of Ipswich Pipe Hall Limestone Park, Selwyn Edwards Dr. Info: www.pipebandsqld.com

Beechworth Celtic Festival

Beechworth, VIC

We regret to advise that this year's Celtic Festival will not be going ahead, with plans to return for 2023. Info: www.beechworthcelticfestival.com.au

Sydney Super Cup

Sydney, NSW

Sydney will host a historic match-up between Scottish teams, Celtic and Rangers in the Old Firm Derby as they kick off the newly created Sydney Super Cup at Accor Stadium. Witness one of world football’s greatest rivalries when Celtic & Rangers face off in Sydney on Sunday November 20, 2022, marking the first time the ... Read more

Queensland Piobaireachd Meeting

Ipswich, QLD

The Queensland Piobaireachd Group is a monthly gathering of pipers and piobaireachd enthusiasts who play, listen to, and enjoy the ceòl mór at City of Ipswich Pipe Hall Limestone Park, Selwyn Edwards Dr. Info: www.pipebandsqld.com

Happy St Andrew’s Day

Nationwide

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!

Daylesford Highland Gathering

Daylesford, VIC

This Gathering includes a captivating Street March in the Main Street of Daylesford and a full days Drumming, Piping and Dancing at Victoria Park, also a variety of Scottish Clans and clubs, stalls and more. The end of the day is heralded spectacularly with the Massed Bands, which is a spine tingling experience. Info: www.daylesfordhighland.com

Melbourne Celtic Festival

Melbourne, VIC

Unique Spaces in the historic Mission to Seafarers complex will burst to life with Celtic Rock and Traditional music, Scottish smallpipes, Celtic harp, jigs, reels, beautiful singing and great craic. Info: www.melbournecelticfestival.com.au