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Folklore Friday - The Bogle

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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 Bogle.

The Wackiest Scottish Traditions in History

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Today we're looking at some of the wackiest Scottish traditions. From Haggis Hurling to Coal Carrying us Scots know how to keep a weird tradition going, no matter how strange. Test your knowledge and see how many of these you know.

Folklore Friday - Sawney Bean

By Sophie 8 days ago 472 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 Sawney Bean.

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Carmichael

By Sophie 18 days ago 134 Views No comments

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.

The Royal National Mod

By Sophie 1 month ago 469 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 1 month ago 672 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.

Handfasting - A History

By Sophie 1 month ago 372 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 1 month ago 182 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.

Tartan Tuesdays - Clan Skene

By Sophie 2 months ago 149 Views No comments

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

Folklore Friday - Skaill House

By Sophie 2 months ago 207 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.