Events List

The Melbourne Tartan Festival

July 11 - July 25
Melbourne, VIC
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- A diverse range of Scottish events across Melbourne including: Ceilidh Dance, Gala Dinner, Genealogy Day, Pipe Bands and more. Info: 0417 125 013 or www.melbournetartanfestival.com.au

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The Ceilidh Clan Community Ceilidh

July 17
Brisbane, QLD
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Community Ceilidh – Dancing starts 7pm; no experience required at Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Road, Redhill. Info: www.ceilidhclan.com

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International Tartan Day

July 25
Brisbane, QLD
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Scottish awareness in the Australian community,a free day of entertainment including Pipe Bands, Highland & Country Dancers, Celtic Bands,Fiddle orchestra,solo artists & much more from 9am to 4pm at King George Square. Info: www.aussie-scots.org.a...

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The Maitland Tattoo

July 25
Maitland, NSW
Australia

Presented by the City of Maitland Pipes and Drums, enjoy a presentation of pipes and drums, dancers and more at Maitland Town Hall, 281 High St. Info: Greg Queenan 0409 918 260 or www.maitlandpipeband.org.au

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Caledonian Society of WA Ceilidh

July 25
Inglewood, WA
Australia

Come and join us to celebrate our return. 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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Hunter Valley Highland Games

August 8
Lovedale, NSW
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-Come and spend the day in vines and hear the pies, see the strength and watch the dance at Saltire Estate, 113 Wilderness Rd. Info: www.huntervalleyhighlandgames.com.au

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Scots in the Bush 2020

August 13 - August 16
Boondooma QLD
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Celebrating the contribution of the Scottish people in opening up much of Australia. With music, food and friendship at Boondooma Homestead. Info: 07 4168 0159 or www.boondoomahomestead.org.au

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The Robert Burns Club of Melbourne AGM & Poetry Afternoon

August 16
Melbourne, VIC
Australia

The Annual General meeting of The Robert Burns Club of Melbourne will be held at the Canterbury St. Stables Community Centre, 49-53 Canterbury St., Flemington commencing at 1:00pm. Afternoon tea provided. The AGM will be followed by a Question and Answer discussion on Robert Burns, his Life and Work...

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The Ceilidh Clan Community Ceilidh

August 21
Brisbane, QLD
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Community Ceilidh – Dancing starts 7pm; no experience required at Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Road, Redhill. Info: www.ceilidhclan.com

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Clan Ceilidh 150th Celebrations

August 29
Toowoomba, QLD
Australia

The Toowoomba Caledonian Society & Pipe Band Inc. is celebrating their 150th year and will be holding a special Clan Ceilidh at the City Golf Club Toowoomba for 7pm. Come along & help us celebrate this occasion. Wear your tartan proudly. Highland Dancing and Pipe Band, Licensed bar availab...

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The Ceilidh Clan Community Ceilidh

September 18
Brisbane, QLD
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Community Ceilidh – Dancing starts 7pm; no experience required at Red Hill Community Sports Club, 22 Fulcher Road, Redhill. Info: www.ceilidhclan.com

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Clans on the Coast

September 19
Nelson Bay, NSW
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-A great day of Celtic family fun, with pipe bands, Celtic music, stalls, dancers and more at Tomaree Sports Complex. Info: Diane 041 161 9471 or www.clansonthecoast.com

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Scots on The Rocks – Chaotic Ceilidh

September 19
Sydney, NSW
Australia

Featuring music by ARIA Award winning Chris Duncan & Catherine Strutt, it will be a night of energetic and popular dances. Includes supper (BYO alcohol) at The Rocks. Info: 0435 154 433 or http://sotr.org.au/chaos

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BBC Highland Gathering

September 19
Toowong, QLD
Australia

The Brisbane Boys College Highland Gathering is a brilliant day with Pipe Bands, Drum Majors, Medieval Re-enactment, Highland Dancing, stalls and more at Brisbane Boys’ College. Kensington Terrace. Info: 07 3309 3500 or [email protected]

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45th Australian Winter School

September 27 - October 4
Muresk, WA
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED-The RSCDS Western Australia Branch invites dancers to join them at Muresk Institute in the Avon Valley for the 45th Australian Winter School-– a week of dancing with teachers and musicians. Info: www.winterschool2020.com

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Queensland State Solo Championships – Piping and Drumming

September 27
Toowong, QLD
Australia

Hosted by the Queensland Highland Pipers’ Society at Brisbane Boys College. Info: www.facebook.com/events/193639685056253

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Armadale Highland Gathering and the Perth Kilt Run

October 4
Armadale, WA
Australia

Celebrate all things Scottish at the largest Highland Gathering event held in Western Australia! Gather your family and friends to enjoy the visual spectacle of kilts, bagpipes and a medieval fair at this free community event.The morning begins with the fun and quirky Perth Kilt Run, the only fun ru...

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The Canberra Highland Gathering

October 10
Canberra , ACT
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Bagpipe bands will mass in Canberra to compete in the ACT pipe band championship. Highland dancers will compete in the Canberra City Championship. There will also other music types throughout the day as well as historic reenactments and displays. There will...

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Ringwood Highland Games

October 11
Wantirna, VIC
Australia

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Metropolitan Melbourne’s only Highland Games at JW Manson Reserve,Selkirk Ave. Includes a full day of Scottish fun with pipe bands, Scottish dancers, Clans, stalls and more. A great family day out! Info: 0418 370 051 or www.ringwoodhighlandgames.org.au

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The Robert Burns Club of Melbourne Poetry Afternoon

October 11
Melbourne, VIC
Australia

Join in the discussion and presentation on the life and works of Robert Burns at a Poetry Afternoon at the Canterbury St. Stables Community Centre, 49-53 Canterbury St., Flemington commencing at 1:00pm. Afternoon tea provided. Info: Ina Graham 03 8361 0308 or Noel Wright 03 8333 0973.

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Hunter Valley Scots Club Social Night

October 14
Teralba, NSW
Australia

With Maitland Pipe Band and other items at Teralba Community Hall, Cnr Margaret St & Anzac Pde. Info: [email protected] or www.hvsc.org.au

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Central Coast Scottish Spectacular

November 1
Gosford, NSW
Australia

Scottish Highland Dancing Competition, Pipe Band Competition, Scottish Country Dancing display, Highland Muscle Heavy Events (Caber Toss etc), Scottish Clan information at The Entertainment Grounds.Info: www.scottishspectacular.com

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Beechworth Celtic Festival

November 6 - November 8
Beechworth, VIC

A great weekend of Celtic fun and entertainments, events includes a Tattoo at Old Gaol Beechworth, Celtic Dinner and markets. Info: www.beechworthcelticfestival.com.au

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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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Daylesford Highland Gathering

December 5
Daylesford, VIC
Australia

Gathering includes a captivating Street March in the Main Street of Daylesford and then a full days Drumming, Piping and Dancing at the picturesque Victoria Park, also Clans and Scottish stalls. Info: www.daylesfordhighland.com

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Scots Day Out

February 27, 2021
Bendigo, VIC
Australia

Scots Day Out a great Scottish community event filled with fun, tartan, Scottish entertainment and athletics and it’s free, at Rosalind Park. Info: www.scotsdayout.com

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Liverpool Plains Military Tattoo

March 6, 2021
Quirindi, NSW
Australia

The Annual Military Tattoo is held every 1st Saturday of March in the town of Quirindi’s Longfield Park on the Liverpool Plains of NSW. The event is free entry & open to patrons of all ages with the aim to showcase military bands in both a competition and exhibition format, and pays homage to...

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116th Maclean Highland Gathering

April 2, 2021 - April 3, 2021
Maclean, NSW
Australia

Easter weekend with bagpipes in Australia’s “Scottish town”, with Scottish dancers, stalls and more. Info: www.macleanhighlandgathering.com.au

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The Australian Pipe Band Championships

April 10, 2021 - April 11, 2021
Maryborough, VIC
Australia

Pipe Bands Australia diamond jubilee year Australian Pipe Band Championships are expected to attract bands from across the country and overseas with a full program of events which include Highland dancing and Scottish stalls. Info: 03 5461 1480 or www.highlandsociety.com.au

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Brigadoon-The Bundanoon Highland Gathering

April 17, 2021
Bundanoon, NSW
Australia

Australia’s largest Scottish celebration with pipe bands, heavy events, Scottish dancing & entertainment, Clans village, stalls and much more. A great day for the entire family in the beautiful NSW Southern Highlands. Info: 02 4883 7471 or www.brigadoon.org.au

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