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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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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Billy Connolly’s Highland Retreat For Sale

Billy Connolly’s Highland Retreat For Sale

With a price tag of almost £3 million pounds, Scottish comedian Billy Connolly’s Highland baronial home in Aberdeenshire has been listed on the market. The 12-bedroom property in Strathdon is set in 14 acres of grounds, and includes a walled garden and a croquet lawn. Candacraig was originally home to the Anderson family until it […]

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Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord Forbes 1918-2013

Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord Forbes 1918-2013

  Nigel Ivan Forbes, 22nd Lord of Forbes and Chief of Clan Forbes, has died aged 95. A distinguished parliamentarian and businessman, Forbes was premier baron of Scotland and possibly the last surviving member of Scotland’s Representative Peers. Forbes had a deep love of the Aberdeenshire countryside, and a lifelong interest in photography which led […]

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