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  1. Burns Night 2019

    Burns Night 2019
    Burns Night 2019 Get ready for Burns Night 2019! Summon all the Scotsmen you know and celebrate Scotland's wonderful heritage of Friday 25th January 2019.   So why do we celebrate Burns Night? Burns Night, or rather Burns Supper is a celebration of the life and poetry of the poet Robert Burns (25th January 1759 – 21st July 1796). He is iconic for...
  2. Scots assemble for Burns Night 2018!

    Scots assemble for Burns Night 2018!
    Who is a scots best friend? Robert Burns of course! It's that time of year again - Burns Night is fast approaching! This year the annual Scottish event takes place on Wednesday 25th January 2018! For anyone not so familiar with this occassion Burns Night is a day dedicated to celebrating the work of the Scottish Poet Robert Burns. The...
  3. Hogmanay & New Year Celebrations in Scotland

    Hogmanay & New Year Celebrations in Scotland
    Hogmanay Origins Christmas is celebrated by many countries across the world. It wasn’t until 1958 that it became a public holiday in Scotland.  The Church of Scotland discouraged the celebration of Christmas for nearly 400 years. The Scots instead celebrated the pagan traditions of Hogmanay from the evening of December 31st until the 1st January. Depending on the day it...
  4. Swanage Carnival 2017: Swanage goes global!

    Swanage Carnival 2017: Swanage goes global!
    For everyone that lives on the South coast of England, Swanage Carnival Procession is taking place on Sunday 30th July 2017! Swanage Carnival Procession - what's the theme this year? This year's theme is Swanage Goes Global! Decorate your float or come in costume to represent the national dress or features and characteristics of your favourite country! The fun begins before...
  5. Burns Night 2016

    Burns Night 2016
    Burns Night is a celebration held on the 25th January to honour the life and works of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. Even though his life was tragically cut short, he was able to leave behind a legacy that would immortalise him for centuries. Who Was Robert Burns? Burns was born to a less than wealthy family, but he worked hard...
  6. St Andrew's Day 2015

    St Andrew's Day 2015
    What is St Andrew's Day? On November the 30th the world celebrates St Andrew's Day, Scotland's national holiday day. It is a day of feasting and celebrating with music and dancing. In 2006, the Scottish Parliament designated St Andrew's Day as an official bank holiday and it is also a national holiday in Romania. Saint Andrew is the patron saint of...
  7. Burns Night 2015

    Burns Night 2015
    Burns Night is a celebration held on the 25th January, that honours the life and works of Scotland’s national poet, Robert Burns. Even though his life was tragically cut short, he was able to leave behind a legacy that would immortalise him for centuries. History Robert Burns was born in 1759 to a less than wealthy farming couple living off...
  8. St Andrew's Day Celebrations

    St Andrew's Day Celebrations
    What is St Andrew's Day? On November the 30th the world celebrates St Andrew's Day, Scotland's national holiday day. There will be amazing parties everywhere, especially in Scotland. St Andrew's day is a feast day of St Andrew. In 2006, the Scottish Parliament designated St Andrew's Day as an official bank holiday. It is also a national holiday in Romania. Saint...

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