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With the surging popularity of DNA tests and family tree services, more and more people are discovering their Scottish heritage! There is no better place to commune and have fun with other Scots than one of the many Highland Games and/or Festivals around the globe.
Whether you’re looking to watch one of the many athletic events or you’re simply looking to enjoy whisky tastings, pipe bands, Scottish food, music, jewelry, clothing and dancing…these events have something for everyone! You can also discover your Highland clan connections at one of the many booths on Clan Row.
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Here are several fun facts about some of our beloved games that you might find interesting in case you’re ever playing some Highland Games trivia! The Braemar Gathering held every September in Aberdeenshire is considered the most prestigious Games in the world as it is attended by members of the
Official Press Release: Aberdeenshire, Monday, 29 August 2022 : After a three-year absence due to the pandemic, preparations are well underway to stage one of Scotland’s iconic Highland Games – the Braemar Gathering. The Braemar Gathering has a huge global following and this year the organisers are delighted to offer
Whenever most of us think of ancient stone circles or standing stones, our minds immediately conjure images of Stonehenge located on Salisbury Plain in England. Considering the sheer size of Stonehenge, it only seems natural that this is our first impression of megaliths. But did you know that there are
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