Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Gordon Tartan and learn about the history of the Clan.
Not sure what to make your valentine this year? Why not opt for a home made gift and really wow your loved one? Add a touch of tartan this Valentines day and combine heritage with love in these easy-to-make tartan valentine gifts! Read on for some ideas on how to get crafty this Valentines Day!
Thinking of proposing this Valentines Day? Why not take some inspiration from Robert Burns in his poem Love for Love...
A Luckenbooth brooch is a Scottish heart-shaped brooch, often with a crown above one heart, or two intertwined hearts. The brooches are typically made of silver, and are sometimes engraved or set with stones. For the wealthier customer, Luckenbooth brooches would be made with gold, however silver was common among 'lucky' charms and affordable to those who were poorer.
On the 25th of January, Scots around the world come together to celebrate the birthday of Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet. Robert Burns had a rare talent for expressing life through others' shoes and composed some of the world's most recognisable lines of poetry and song. His words have been cherished and recited for the past two centuries, in examples like promising to 'tak a cup o' kindness' with our neighbours as the new year bells chime.
Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Buchan tartan and learn about the history of the Clan.
Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Shaw tartan and learn about the history of the clan!
If you're not quite ready to say goodbye to the winter months yet, then get yourself along to Celtic Connections in Glasgow! The largest annual winter music festival of its kind, Celtic Connections boasts an impressive celebration of Celtic music and its connections across the world. From the 19th of January to the 5th of February, musicians from around the globe travel in their thousands to descend on the city of Glasgow. Whether you're interested in taking part in a celtic-inspired art classes, learning some history at a scheduled talk, or simply observing Celtic musicians at their peak, Celtic connections offers something for everyone.
Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the MacMillan tartan and learn about the history of the clan.
In the summer of 1924, the Olympics were underway in Paris. As the flocks of tourists gathered excitedly to cheer on their Olympians, Eric Liddell was having an internal conflict. He had worked tirelessly, training daily, for this moment. He had dreamed of the day he would achieve a gold medal, while the world watched, and he would soon achieve this dream.