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May 2017

Perth Festival of the Arts

May 15 - July 27
Perth, United Kingdom

Music, comedy, theatre, dance and visual arts are all up for grabs at this festival. Info: www.perthfestival.co.uk.

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June 2017

East Lothian Garden Trail 2017

June 18 - July 2
East Lothian, United Kingdom

An opportunity to see twelve magnificent spacious gardens and well tended allotments in close proximity over a day or days. Info: www.scotlandsgardens.org/elgt2017

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International Gathering of the Clan Maclean

June 20 - June 25
Isle of Mull, United Kingdom

125th Anniversary of the Founding of the Clan Maclean Association. Info: www.maclean.org.

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Royal Highland Show

June 22 - June 25
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Scotland's annual farming and countryside showcase at Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston. Info: www.royalhighlandshow.org.

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Piping At Forres-The European Pipe Band Championships 2017

June 24
Forres, United Kingdom

Thousands of pipers and drummers from far and wide, in over a hundred bands, will compete to be European Champions in their grade at Grant Park. Info: www.pipingatforres.com.

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July 2017

Paisley’s International Festival of Weaving

July 1 - July 2
Paisley, United Kingdom

A festival reconnecting Paisley's weaving heritage with its historic textile connections all over the world. The programme features the Sma’ Shot Parade, a historic and colourful pageant, as well as cultural activities and performances. Info: www.renfrewshire.gov.uk.

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Luss (Loch Lomond) Highland Gathering

July 1
Luss, United Kingdom

A traditional Highland Gathering for all the family at Games Park. Info: www.lusshighlandgames.co.uk

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Ceòlas Summer School

July 2 - July 7
Dalabrog, South Uist, United Kingdom

Expert tuition in piping, fiddle, song, dance and the Gaelic language are offered over a backdrop of community events, including cèilidhs, concerts and guided walks. Info: + 44 (0) 1878700154 or www.ceolas.co.uk.

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The National Piping Centre Adult Seasonal Piping Gathering

July 4 - July 7
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Themed workshops, practice time and small group lessons to improve your playing through this shared learning experience at the National Piping Centre. Info: www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

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Stewart Highland Games

July 8
Tain, United Kingdom

Presented by The Stewart Society of Edinburgh at Ballone Castle.  Info: +44 (0)131-220-4512 or www.StewartSociety.org.

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161st Famous Alva Games

July 8
Alva, Clackmannanshire, United Kingdom

The last surviving sports and games to be run in Clackmannanshire, the games feature the full range of traditional events including athletics. Info: www.alva.ukctest.co.uk.

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Stonehaven Highland Games

July 16
Stonehaven, United Kingdom

Traditional Highland games with open and heavy events, the Grampian light events championship at Mackie Academy Playing Fields. Info: www.stonehavenhighlandgames.com

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The Hebridean Celtic Festival

July 19 - July 22
Stornoway, United Kingdom

HebCelt is an international Celtic music festival with traditional and contemporary music on the Isle of Lewis. Info: +44(0)1851 621234 or www.hebceltfest.com

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Arisaig Highland Games & Clan Ranald Gathering

July 26
Arisaig, United Kingdom

This traditional Highland Games is held at the scenic location of Traigh Farm, Arisaig with sweeping views across sandy beaches. Info: www.arisaighighlandgames.co.uk

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Ceilidh at The Counting House

July 28
Edinburgh, Australia

Come and dance to Annasach Ceilidh Band at our regular Ceilidh at The Counting House, Edinburgh from 8pm. All dances will be called so beginners welcome. Info: www.annasach.co.uk.

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Scottish Pipe Band Championships

July 29
Dumbarton, United Kingdom

Set against the backdrop of Dumbarton Rock and Castle, the  Championships welcomes players and spectators from across the globe at Levengrove Park. Info: www.rspba.org.

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St Andrews Highland Games

July 30
St Andrews, United Kingdom

Watch all the cabers and stones fly across the field at one of the top Highland Games in Fife, at Station Park. Info: www.standrewshighlandgames.co.uk

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August 2017

Clan Macnab International Gathering

August 1
Killin, Perthshire, United Kingdom

Clan Macnab members from across the world unite at the Killin Highland Games. Info: www.clan-macnab.com

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Clan Hay Tartan Ties

August 3 - August 8
Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Delve into the history of the Scottish people and their way of life at Tartan Ties, organised by Clan Hay. Info: www.clanhay.org

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The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

August 4 - August 26
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The greatest show on earth with pipe bands, military displays and hundreds of performers from across the world on the Esplanade of Edinburgh Castle-2017 features a Splash of Tartan with Clans being highlighted nightly. Info: www.edintattoo.co.uk.

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Clan MacPherson Annual Gathering

August 4 - August 7
Newtonmore, United Kingdom

The annual clan gathering brings together Macphersons and associated families from all over the world to celebrate their history and heritage. Info: www.clan-macpherson.org.

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The Edinburgh International Festival

August 4 - August 28
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

An unparalleled celebration of the performing arts and an annual meeting point for peoples of all nations with events throughout the city. Info: www.eif.co.uk

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Piping Live!

August 7 - August 14
Glasgow, United Kingdom

A great week, with pipers from across the world coming together to take part, share their music, compete and perform across Glasgow. Info: www.pipinglive.co.uk.

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International Gathering of the Clan Donnachaidh Society & AGM

August 8 - August 13
Bruar, Perthshire, United Kingdom

A week of events in celebration of Scottish heritage in Pitlochry, Blair Atholl, and Bruar at the annual Clan Gathering. Included the honour of participating in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on 12 August, led by our Chief, Gilbert Robertson of Struan. Info: Clan Secretary +44 (0)1796 483770 or www.donnachaidh.com.

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Stewart Society AGM

August 9 - August 11
Kirkwall, Orkney, United Kingdom

Dinner & Ceilidh at Albert Hotel also: Palaces of the Stewart Earls of Orkney, St. Magnus Cathedral, Earl's Ru, Italian  Chapel, Skara Brae, Maes Howe, Skaill House & Churchill Barriers. Info: + 44 (0)131-220-4512 or www.StewartSociety.org.

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The Isle Of Skye Highland Games

August 9
Portree, United Kingdom

Traditional highland games with all the usual treats, including piping, Highland dancing and kids activities at Skye Games Field. Info: www.skye-highland-games.co.uk

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World Pipe Band Championships

August 11 - August 12
Glasgow, United Kingdom

The world's biggest pipe band championships, includes bands from across the world, Scottish dance and more at Glasgow Green. Info: +44 141 353 8000 or www.theworlds.co.uk.

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Perth Highland Games

August 13
Perth, United Kingdom

Featuring running, cycling, heavy events, Highland dancing, pipe band contests and more at North Inch Park. Info: www.perthhighlandgames.co.uk.

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Currie Family Convention

August 15
Glasgow, United Kingdom

The Clan Currie Society seeks to facilitate the formal recognition of a Chief of Name and Arms of Currie by the Lord Lyon King of Arms. The Convention will be held at the Trades Hall of Glasgow. Info: Revd. Dr. David A. Currie: [email protected]

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Stewart Gathering

August 18
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

At the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Info: Info: + 44 (0)131-220-4512 or www.StewartSociety.org.

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Bute Highland Games

August 19
Rothesay, Isle Of Bute, United Kingdom

Full programme of dancing, heavy, athletics and pipe band and drum majors, junior shinty and a great wee family day out. Info: www.butehighlandgames.org

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Cowal Highland Gathering

August 24 - August 26
Dunoon, United Kingdom

Traditional Highland games, renowned for its unique atmosphere, world-class competitors, beautiful Highland location at Dunoon Stadium. Info: www.cowalgathering.com.

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September 2017

Clan Lamont Society Annual Gathering: ‘Hands Across the Seas’

September 1 - September 3
Dunoon, United Kingdom

Full programme of activity in Dunoon Burgh Hall including sailing trip to Loch Striven to the Manse Clan Lamont Society HQ, formal dinner and ceilidh. There will also be films, children's activities, workshops, an exhibition of Lamont history over the years in the Burgh Hall.  Info: www.clanlamontsociety.com.

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Follow the Vikings Roadshow & Festival

September 2 - September 9
Shetland Islands, United Kingdom

Experience Viking heritage on a scale never before seen in Shetland. Info: www.shetland.gov.uk.

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Braemar Gathering

September 2
Braemar, United Kingdom

Perhaps the most famous and best Highland Games anywhere. It features the finest Pipe Bands, pipers, Highland dancers, and athletes in a beautiful setting surrounded by hills. The patron of the Gathering is Her Majesty the Queen. Info: www.braemargathering.org.

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The Mary Queen of Scots Festival

September 2 - September 3
Kinross, United Kingdom

Celebrate the rich cultural and history and heritage of the Kinross area, most notably it’s famed connection to Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots with living history encampments, music, food and more. Info: www.maryqueenofscotsfestival.co.uk

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Blairgowrie & Rattray Highland Games

September 3
Blairgowrie, United Kingdom

Traditional highland games with highland dancing, piping and sports at Bogles Field. Info: www.blairgowriehighlandgames.co.uk.

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The Highland Military Tattoo

September 8 - September 10
Fort George, United Kingdom

A showcase of the best of Highland and military culture and traditions, set against the stunning backdrop of Fort George near Inverness. Info: + 44(0)131 3108701 or www.highlandmilitarytattoo.co.uk

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Pitlochry Highland Games

September 9
Pitlochry, United Kingdom

Traditional Highland games featuring dancing, pipe band competitions and, of course, heavy events and track & field at Pitlochry Recreation Ground. Info: www.pitlochryhighlandgames.co.uk

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The HNC Music – Piping

September 11
Glasgow, United Kingdom

The only course which has a bespoke Music First Study Unit for performance on the Highland Bagpipe at The National Piping Centre. Info:  +44 (0) 141 353 0220 or www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

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Invercharron Highland Games

September 16
Bonar Bridge, United Kingdom

Traditionally the final games of the year, many of the Scottish Games Association league results are decided at Invercharron, making it the most exciting of the season, at Balblair Farm. Info: www.invercharrongames.co.uk

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Enchanted Forest: Oir An Uisge

September 28 - October 29
Faskally Wood , United Kingdom

Perthshire’s renowned sound and light show offers visitors a unique opportunity to experience the outdoors, at night and with spectacular imagery. Info: www.enchantedforest.org.uk

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October 2017

The National Piping Centre Adult Seasonal Piping Gathering

October 3 - October 6
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Themed workshops, practice time and small group lessons to improve your playing through this shared learning experience at the National Piping Centre. Info: www.thepipingcentre.co.uk

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Scottish International Storytelling Festival

October 20 - October 31
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

A celebration of live storytelling, oral traditions and cultural diversity, with Scottish and international storytellers and musicians. Info: www.tracscotland.org/festivals

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November 2017

Happy St Andrew’s Day

November 30
Nationwide, United Kingdom

Wishing all our readers and friends a happy St Andrew's Day! Celebrate St Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s national day.

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