Maggie tells the inspirational tale of a fiery school cleaner living in the mining town of Lanarkshire Scotland at the Savoy Theatre. Info: www.maggiethemusical.com
Keith Bark and Deirdre MacCuish Bark will lead RSCDS Toronto’s participation in this Society Centenary special event. The Society selected one dance to represent each decade since the Society’s founding in 1923. In Toronto, we’ll dance Festival Interceltique to start the evening — and wrap up with our traditional end-of-the-evening dance: Dashing White Sergeant at ... Read more
'Voyages to Scotland and Scots Voyaging Abroad: Histories of Travel', featuring international experts sharing their insights on historical travels in Scotland & Scottish travellers abroad, 12:00PM (EDT). Registration is free! Details and to register: https://www.uoguelph.ca/arts/scottish/events
A Celtic music festival held annually in communities on Cape Breton Island. Info: 1 888 355-7744 or www.celtic-colours.com
A celebration of Celtic music and dance. Info: www.rejiggedfestival.com
Come raise a glass with us at the annual Fall Mixer. Don’t miss an amazing night of Celtic music and fun at Noonan's Pub, 141 Danforth Ave. Info: https://standrewstoronto.ca/sast_event/fall-mixer/
Join the Tayside Groups as they celebrate 40 years of Scottish Country Dancing in East York. This special Tea Dance will be held from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. at Westview Presbyterian Church, 233 Westview Blvd. Info: Patricia Gerrie at 416-651-8933 or [email protected]
Highland dance events and competitions at Miramichi Kinsman Center. Info: www.scotdancenb.com/events
The Scot of the Year event will be a magnificent evening of fine food, music and dance with a Scots-Canadian flavour in the historic environment of the Arts & Letters Club. Info: www.scottishstudies.com
The St. Andrew’s Charity Ball is a celebration of Scottish-Canadian culture. Attendees have been enjoying this elegant evening of music, dance and cuisine for more than a century. The 2023 Ball will take place on Saturday, November 25 at the Toronto Reference Library. Info: https://standrewstoronto.ca/sast_event/charity-ball/
Join the St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg for an evening filled with delightful Scottish entertainment, delectable dining, and memorable toasts. Entertainment includes The Chippewa Band and the Winnipeg Police Pipe Band at the Caboto Centre. Info: www.standrewssocietywinnipeg.com
Come celebrate our 10th annual St. Andrew’s Night event to the live music of Laird Brown & Donny Wood. A programme of local favourites is designed for every dancing level, briefed, and walked through. Info: https://sbsg-toronto.my.canva.site/home
Come along for a fabulously fun evening of dancing and music with the Auld Alliance. Auld Alliance perform an entertaining blend of upbeat traditional folk songs and beautiful heartfelt ballads from Scotland, Ireland, France, and Australia at 102 Abbeywood Trail. Info: https://allevents.in/toronto/auld-alliance-music-and-ceilidh-dancing/
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Celebrate Scotland’s National Bard, Robbie Burns! Fiddler, Rosie Carver, with Celtic band Blackthorn and a special guest piper feature the musical traditions of Scotland with a special focus on Burns’ songs and poems. Heart-wrenching airs and ballads, humorous songs with rousing choruses and lively jigs and reels are brought to life with Blackthorn’s luscious harmonies ... Read more
The St. Andrew’s Society looks forward to holding our traditional Burns in conjunction with the University Club of Toronto. The event follows the time-honoured format with the Address to a Haggis, The Immortal Memory and Toasts to the Lassies and Laddies. Musical entertainment will be provided by Old Man Flanagan’s Ghost and piper Rory Sinclair. ... Read more
A Burns dinner is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns, the author of many Scottish poems. Join the The Flagstaff Scottish Club to celebrate the Bard. Info: www.flagstaffscottishclub.com/robbieburns
Celebrate the anniversary of the birth of Scottish poet Robert Burns. The tradition of the Burns Night Supper was first held in 1801 by the poet’s friends, five years after his death.
The evening is a celebration of the life and poetry of Robert Burns, and an evening full of entertainment, food and fun at Royal Canadian Legion105 Industrial Pkwy N. Info: www.whiteheatherpipesanddrums.com/robbie-burns-dinner
This will be the first time that the Dressed to Kilt show, the most prestigious and largest Scottish fashion show in the world, has been held outside the United States. The theme of the Toronto fashion show will be “Dress for Adventure – From Caledonia to Canada”. This is a tribute to the fashion of ... Read more
Events includes highland dance, pipes & drums, heavy events, and sword competitions as well as demonstrations, workshops, live entertainment, and cultural exhibitions at at the Hal Betts Sportsplex, corner of Assomption Blvd and Vaughn Harvey Blvd. Info: www.monctonhighlandgames.com
New venue at the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village, 6155 Arner Townline, Kingsville. Pipes & Drums, Highland Dancing, Scottish Athletic Heavy Events, Tug of War, Clan Village, Sheep Herding, Haggis Hurl, vendors and so much more. Info: www.facebook.com/kingsvillehighlandgames
One of Canada's top Scottish events and including the North American Pipe Band Championships. Witness an outstanding display of music, dance, sports, fiddling, pageantry, and tradition. Info: www.glengarryhighlandgames.com
Every year, the Games brings together Montrealers of all backgrounds to celebrate Scottish sport, music and culture at Douglas Hospital. A great family fun day out. Info: www.montrealhighlandgames.com
An annual three-day event that celebrates local Scottish heritage and features world-renowned talent and entertainment. Featuring: Heavy Events Competitions, Pipe Band Competitions, Highland Dancers, over 50 Clans & Heritage Village, Whisky Tasting, McKiddie’s Centre, Celtic musicians and international vendors featuring Scottish wares and more. Info: www.fergusscottishfestival.com