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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Top 5: Whisky of the Clans

Top 5: Whisky of the Clans

Intrinsically linked like bread and butter, whisky and the Clans are about as all things Scot as you’re going to get. Here are our top five links between the water of life and Scotland’s oldest families. 1. Dalmore In 1263, an ancestor of Clan Mackenzie saved King Alexander III of Scotland from being gored by […]

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The Clans of Ireland

The Clans of Ireland

This time tomorrow I’ll be jet-setting across the ditch to Ireland for a quick break with my wee brother who is currently visiting me in Edinburgh. We’ll be spending some time in Dublin and Galway, before heading up to Northern Ireland, then back home to Scotland. I’m looking forward to connecting some ancestral puzzle pieces, […]

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Barra’s Seafaring History Goes Digital

Barra’s Seafaring History Goes Digital

Launched on 16 Nov 2013, Sgeulachdan na Mara / Sea Stories is an innovative interactive map that reveals Barra’s rich local knowledge, language and culture through the voices and experiences of the local community. Visitors to the map are encouraged to explore the audio, video, images and stories in any order they like and within […]

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