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Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Carmichael

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Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Carmichael tartan and learn about the history of the clan.

Folklore Friday - The MacKenzie Poltergeist

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Today we're looking at the MacKenzie Poltergeist. What's so interesting (and spooky) about this story is that this is the most convincing case of supernatural activity in history. Read on at your peril...

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan MacEwan

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Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the MacEwen tartan and learn about the history of the clan.

Doune Castle

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If you haven't been to Doune Castle, you might still be strangely familiar with it, depending on your taste in film and TV. A popular filming location over the years, Doune Castle has featured in Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Game of Thrones and Outlander - to name a few.

Folklore Friday - The Hauntings of Edinburgh

By Sophie 3 months ago 442 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at The Hauntings of Edinburgh.

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Houston

By Sophie 3 months ago 538 Views No comments

Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Houston tartan and learn about the history of the clan.

The Royal National Mod

By Sophie 3 months ago 566 Views 1 comment

Each year, Gaelic language and Gaelic cultural heritage is celebrated at Scotland's premier Gaelic festival, the Royal National Mo'd. The event is famous for giving Gaelic speakers of all ages the opportunity to perform across a range of competitive disciplines and includes Gaelic music and song. There's also highland dancing, instrumental, drama, sport and literature so everyone can get involved.

Folklore Friday - Eileen Donan Castle and the Ghost Soldiers

By Sophie 3 months ago 793 Views No comments

Here at Scotweb CLAN, we're looking at Scottish myths, legends and folk tales. For this week's Folklore Friday, we look at Eileen Donan Castle and the Ghost Soldiers.

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Dundas

By Sophie 4 months ago 260 Views No comments

Forget Throwback Thursdays, here at Scotweb, we're doing Tartan Tuesdays! This week we look at the Dundas tartan and learn about the history of the clan.

Handfasting - A History

By Sophie 4 months ago 435 Views No comments

This week we're looking at Handfasting which is fast becoming a popular part of modern wedding ceremonies, especially with those who wish to celebrate their Scottish roots. The act of tying together a couples' hands in a symbolic gesture, that represents the joining of families and the union of the couple, Handfasting is seen as a highlight of many modern wedding ceremonies.