Latest Homecoming Scotland Stories

2014-04-08 16:22:15

NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scottish warriors from the year 1314 took New Yorkers by surprise today as they stormed Brooklyn Bridge. The group from Clanranald joins VisitScotland in the US for Scotland Week to promote the Bannockburn Live Festival, which is tipped to be the highlight of Scotland's summer. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/NY01071 Bannockburn Live will mark the 700(th) anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, which is one of the most...

2009-09-06 14:42:25

Scottish musicians like Tommy Reilly and Midge Ure are set to perform at an event recognizing the end of Scotland's Year of Homecoming 2009, organizers say. Geoff Ellis, head of the DF Concerts promotional firm, said Homecoming Live: The Final Fling will bring to an end the Scottish campaign intended to draw people of Scottish ancestry to the country of their roots, The Scotsman reported Sunday. This is a homecoming gig, the kind of thing that is going to bring people back to Scotland, Ellis...

2009-06-18 15:32:00

NEW YORK, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Scotsman Rob Calder, a 32 year old bagpiper from Edinburgh, is piping his way across the United States for charity. Calder will spend six weeks "busking" -- playing his bagpipes for tips in public -- from coast to coast, rain or shine, relying on the kindness of locals and people of Scots descent to host him along the way. He will also offer a piping performance for room and board or a charitable donation. (Photo:...

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