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Folklore Friday - The Hauntings of Edinburgh

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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 5 days ago 188 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 6 days ago 348 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 9 days ago 517 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 12 days ago 106 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 13 days ago 333 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.

Folklore Friday - The Salmon and the Ring

By Sophie 16 days ago 116 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 Salmon and the Ring.

Folklore Friday - Skaill House

By Sophie 23 days ago 165 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 Skaill House.

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Lockhart

By Sophie 26 days ago 122 Views No comments

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

Folklore Friday - The Ghosts of Kellie Castle

By Sophie 1 month ago 187 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 Ghosts of Kellie Castle.