List of Clans and Dates for Tattoo Clan Parade

List of Clans and Dates for Tattoo Clan Parade

Clans and Families attending The Tattoo in August 2017 Updated 16.1.17 1 Here is the latest list of what Clans are marching on what days for The Splash of Tartan. There will be a series of Clan Parades that will take place each night of the Tattoo. This will be a major event within the Clan-themed […]

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Calling all Murrays

Calling all Murrays

Blair Castle, one of Scotland’s biggest tourist destinations and the ancestral home of the Murray Clan, is marking Scotland’s Year of Homecoming with an open invitation to all Murrays across the globe to visit their ancestral home, and their visits to the Castle will be absolutely free. The Castle, which has been the home of […]

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The Flodden 500 Service at St Giles, Edinburgh.

The Flodden 500 Service at St Giles, Edinburgh.

On Monday Amanda and I were privileged to be able to attend the service in commemoration for the 500th anniversary of the Battle of Flodden held at St Giles Cathedral in Edinburgh. Over 40 Clan Chiefs were in attendance and you will be able to read the list of names below. The service included lessons […]

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Clan Murray Chief, John Murray, 11th Duke of Atholl, dies aged 83

Clan Murray Chief, John Murray, 11th Duke of Atholl, dies aged 83

John Murray, the Chief of the Murray clans and 11th Duke of Atholl has died in a South African hospital on Tuesday, 15th May after suffering a stroke. He was 83. The Johannesburg born Murray became Clan Chief and inherited the Dukedom after his cousin George Murray, 10th Duke of Atholl passed away unmarried in […]

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Henderson Sisters in final of Glenfiddich Piping and Fiddle Championships

Henderson Sisters in final of Glenfiddich Piping and Fiddle Championships

The siblings Fiona and Faye Henderson from Kirriemuir practise at Blair Castle ahead of this weekend’s Glenfiddich Piping and Fiddle Championships. Fiona and Faye are finalists in the events, the most respected competitions of the piping and fiddle worlds. Faye, was the first woman to win the Gold Medal at the Argyllshire Gathering, one of […]

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ScotClans Visit the South West.

ScotClans Visit the South West.

On the 4th of March, two of the ScotClans team (Amanda and Donald) went on a resource finding trip down and around the south west of Scotland. We took in a number of castles and places of interest along the way, as well as enjoying some beautiful scenery. When we set off from Edinburgh it […]

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