Events List

Daylesford Highland Gathering

December 4
Daylesford, VIC
Australia

Cancelled for 2021 and back on the 1st Saturday in December, 2022. Info: www.daylesfordhighland.com

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Claymore Live @ The Mission to Seafarers – It’s a Celtic Christmas!

December 17
Melbourne, VIC
Australia

Join Australia’s premier Celtic folk rock band,” Claymore”, for a night of great Scottish music, dance, fun and laughter at 717 Flinders St., Docklands. Info: www.facebook.com/ClaymoreMusic

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Happy Christmas

December 25

Wishing all our readers, advertisers and friends a very happy and peaceful Christmas!

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Caledonian Society of WA Hogmanay Ceilidh

December 31
Inglewood, WA
Australia

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

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Happy Hogmanay

December 31
Nationwide

The Scottish Banner wishes all our readers, advertisers and friends a very Happy Hogmanay and best wishes for a happy and healthy 2022!

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Maryborough Highland Gathering

January 1, 2022
Maryborough, VIC
Australia

The Board of the Maryborough Highland Society has cancelled the 2022 Highland Gathering for the 2nd year in a row. Info: www.facebook.com/HighlandSociety

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Toowoomba Caledonian Society and Pipe Band Burns Supper

January 22, 2022
Toowoomba, QLD
Australia

Celebrate the birth and life of the great Scottish poet, Robert Burns at The Oaks Hotel with a wonderful meal, displays of bagpipes, Highland dancing. Info: www.tcpb.com.au

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Burns Birthday Bash

January 23, 2022
Camperdown, VIC
Australia

Celebrate Robert Burns with The Robert Burns Scottish Festival at Camperdown Botanic Gardens. Info:  0407 056 126 or www.camperdownburnsfestival.com.au

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Burns Supper

January 25, 2022
Wongawallan, QLD
Australia

Burns Supper with Address to the Haggis, music, 3 course dinner $59pp or reduced Table D’Hote at Fox & Hounds Country Inn. Info:  07 5665 7582 or www.foxandhounds.net.au

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Happy Burns Night

January 25, 2022
Nationwide

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.

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The St Andrew Society of Western Australia Burns Supper

January 25, 2022
Perth, WA
Australia

Celebrate the Bard, Robert Burns, at the Pan Pacific Hotel. Tickets: www.saintandrew.org.au/category/events

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A Right Big Scottish Night-Burns Night with Mary Kiani

January 25, 2022
Sydney, NSW
Australia

Mary Kiani invites you to Celebrate Robert Burns and all things Scottish. Now in its 12th year, Mary Kiani’s Burns supper’ is a fine gathering at Paddington RSL Oxford St Paddington.  Doors at 6pm to 1am. Full live band playing ‘Texas’ Simple minds’ Aztec Camera ‘Runrig’ and many more...

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Ipswich Burns Night & Trivia 2022

January 29, 2022
Ipswich, QLD
Australia

The City of Ipswich Pipe Band is excited to host you for our annual Burns Night event, celebrating the life of Robbie Burns.Enjoy a performance by the City of Ipswich Pipe Band, before sampling a traditional Scottish delicacies of Haggis, Neeps and Tatties while being entertained by the enthralling ...

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Hunter Valley Burns Night

January 29, 2022
Argenton, NSW
Australia

Celebrate the Bard with the Hunter Valley Scots, with Scottish food, music and friendship at Club Macquarie, 458 Lake Road. Info: www.hvsc.org.au

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

January 29, 2022
Inglewood, WA
Australia

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

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A Celebration of Scots Song

January 30, 2022
Melbourne, VIC
Australia

Recital with Fiona Ross & Shane O’Mara has been rescheduled, at Kew Court House Theatre 2.30pm.  The rescheduled date coincides with Robert Burns’ Birthday on 25th Jan, so we’ll be celebrating with a wee surprise or two. To book: https://www.trybooking.com/BRGSP

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Richmond Highland Gathering

February 19, 2022
Richmond, TAS
Australia

In observance of the current Tasmanian COVID-19 restrictions in place for outdoor gatherings and the dimensions of the Village Green, the Chieftain and the Committee of the St Andrew Society feel that it is not possible to showcase and enjoy Scottish culture to the fullest in such a restricted envir...

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

February 26, 2022
Inglewood, WA
Australia

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

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Scots Day Out Bendigo

March 5, 2022
Bendigo, VIC
Australia

A celebration of Scottish culture with pipe bands, Scottish dance, Clans, food and stalls. A free community event at Rosalind Park. Info: www.scotsdayout.com

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Liverpool Plains Military Tattoo

March 5, 2022
Quirindi, NSW
Australia

This is an exciting free community event by the Liverpool Plains Shire Council for the community of the Liverpool Plains and greater North West region, with pipe bands, Scottish dancers, entertainment and more at Longfield Park. Info: 02 6746 1755 or www.facebook.com/LiverpoolPlainsMilitaryTattoo

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Melbourne Highland Games & Celtic Festival

March 20, 2022
Croydon, VIC
Australia

Pipe bands, Clans, Scottish vendors, entertainment and more at Eastfield Park. Info: www.facebook.com/MelbourneHighlandGames

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CelticFest

March 26, 2022 - March 27, 2022
Warwick, QLD
Australia

An annual Celtic Festival featuring: Highland Strong Man Games, Irish & Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands, Markets, Massed Highland Bands, Traditional Ale & Whisky Tasting, Steam Train, Pipe Band Comps, Meeting of the Clans and much more. Info: www.facebook.com/CelticFestWarwick

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

March 26, 2022
Inglewood, WA
Australia

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

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Bundanoon Highland Gathering

April 2, 2022
Bundanoon, NSW
Australia

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

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Brisbane Boys’ College Highland Gathering

April 2, 2022
Toowong, QLD
Australia

BBC Scottish Highland Gathering is a great FREE and fun event located at Brisbane Boys’ College. It has Pipe Band, Dancers, Drum Majors, Scottish Stalls and food and drink. Info: www.facebook.com/ScotlandHG

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Champion of Champions 2022

April 9, 2022 - April 10, 2022
Launceston, TAS
Australia

International Highland dancing event hosted by Highland Dance Tasmania for the ABHDI. This elite Highland Dancing Event is open to all levels of Highland Dancers from Australia and the World. Info: www.highlanddancetasmania.com

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Maclean Highland Gathering

April 15, 2022 - April 16, 2022
Maclean, NSW
Australia

Listen to the stirring sounds of the pipes and drums and a variety of solo competitions. Highland dancing, Scottish stalls and more at Maclean Showground. Info: www.macleanhighlandgathering.com.au

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Australian Celtic Festival

April 28, 2022 - May 1, 2022
Glen Innes, NSW
Australia

A weekend of Celtic music, spirit and friendship at the Australian Standing Stones. 2022 celebrating the Year of Brittany, Cornwall and Wales. Info: www.australiancelticfestival.com

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

April 30, 2022

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

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Redlands Highland Gathering

May 15, 2022
Wellington Point, QLD
Australia

Pipe band competition at Redlands Sporting Club. Info: www.pipebandsqld.com

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The Gathering

May 21, 2022 - May 22, 2022

The Gathering brings the wider community together in celebration of Celtic music, culture and performance at Ipswich Turf Club. Info: www.gatheringfestival.com.au

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Berry Celtic Festival

May 28, 2022
Berry, NSW
Australia

A celebration of Celtic culture at Berry Showgrounds, with pipe bands, entertainment, stalls and more. Info: www.berryrotary.org.au/celtic-festival

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

May 28, 2022
Inglewood, WA
Australia

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

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Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival

June 4, 2022
Wingham, NSW
Australia

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.bwsf.zyrosite.com

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The National Celtic Festival

June 10, 2022 - June 13, 2022
Portarlington, VIC
Australia

Australia’s largest and most diverse celebration of Celtic music, arts and culture ,held over the June long week-end in beautiful Portarlington, on the Bellarine Peninsula, Victoria. Info: www.nationalcelticfestival.com

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Kilmore Celtic Festival

June 25, 2022 - June 26, 2022
Kilmore, VIC
Australia

All day Non- stop live Celtic music. Evening concert until 11pm. SUN – The Celtic Banquet with fantastic live music accompaniment. Info: 03 5782 2636 or www.facebook.com/Kilmore-Celtic-Festival-102868380457

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

June 25, 2022
Inglewood, WA
Australia

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

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Robert Burns Scottish Festival

July 1, 2022 - July 3, 2022
Camperdown, VIC
Australia

The festival promotes the legacy of Robert Burns and the cultural heritage of Scots in south-west Victoria. Info:  0407 056 126 or www.camperdownburnsfestival.com.au

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Aberdeen Highland Games

July 2, 2022
Aberdeen, NSW
Australia

Throughout the day there will be fun for all the family – there will be Highland and Country Dancing, Pipe Band displays, Strong Man events with the Kilted Warriors to enjoy as well as three-legged races, and the famed Kilted Dash to participate in. A multitude of stores and stands will surround t...

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International Tartan Day Brisbane

July 23, 2022
Brisbane, QLD
Australia

Free community event with pipe bands, entertainment, Scottish dancers, stalls and more at King George Square. Info: 07 3359 8195 or www.aussie-scots.org.au

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

July 30, 2022
Inglewood, WA
Australia

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

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Scots in the Bush 2022

August 18, 2022 - August 21, 2022
Boondooma QLD
Australia

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

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Canberra Highland Gathering

October 8, 2022
Kambah, ACT
Australia

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

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Illawarra Scottish Fair

October 16, 2022
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

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Daylesford Highland Gathering

December 3, 2022
Daylesford, VIC
Australia

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 tin...

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