Land und Leute von Schottland

Hier zeigen wir Ihnen Informationen über das Land Schottland und seine Einwohner. Wir informieren wir über die verschiedenen Regionen in diesem Land von den Borders und Dumfries&Galloway im Süden bis in die Highlands im Norden und listen alle Veranstaltungen in Schottland auf. Das sind Highland Games, Homecoming Events, Festivals in Edinburgh und vieles mehr. Wir berichten über Tradition und Brauchtum in diesem Land von der Nationalspeise Haggis bis zum Kilt. Weiterhin zeigen die Tier- und Pflanzenwelt an Land und im Wasser und informieren Sie über die Verkehrsregeln in Schottland. Neben dem Linksverkehr gibt es besondere Regeln im Kreisverkehr. Selbst der Wintersport bleibt hier nicht unerwähnt. Hier zeigen wir Ihnen die verschiedenen Ski Regionen auf.

Homecoming Scotland - Veranstaltungen Januar bis Juni 2014

Hier sehen Sie alle Termine in Schottland im Zeitraum Januar bis Juni 2014 in der Veranstaltungsreihe Homecoming Scotland. Besuchen Sie die passenden Events während Ihrer Schottland Reise.

 

 

 

 

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31.12.2013

Hogmanay 2013/14

Homecoming 2014 is supporting a very special event that will bring together existing Hogmanay celebrations across the country, showing Scotland off on the global stage as the home of Hogmanay and launching the year that Scotland will welcome the world in a totally unique, inspirational and unforgettable way.

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01/01/2014 -30/11/2014 Burns and the South West Discover a sense of place in the South West of Scotland during Homecoming Scotland2014. W ith a year long programme of events, exhibitions and attractions celebrating Robert Burns the National Poet of Scotland; you are invited to explore the area's relationship with and influence on culture, identity and creativity. South West Scotland
16/01/2014 -02/02/2014 Celtic Connections Festival The festival will stage a one-off collaboration in an exciting new large scale venue in Glasgow.  Featuring the best musical talent coming home to Scotland, the evening is sure to be unforgettable, and will be launched alongside the rest of the Celtic Connections programme later this year. Glasgow
20/01/2014 -02/02/2014 British Dance: Edition 2014 British Dance: Edition 2014 is a market-place and industry congress which brings 350 UK and international dance promoters to Scotland to experience the best of Britain's professional dance artists. Edinburgh
25.01.2014 Big Burns Supper Live from Dumfries, the home of the World's Biggest Burns Night Celebration - presenting a light inspired carnival parade, featuring a cast of over 2,000 as they reignite the spirit of Homecoming in the Southern Capital on Burns Night through a massive creative performance project including an original soundtrack, giant puppetry and a host of colourful characters who are all looking to get home in time for the parade. Dumfries and Galloway
01/02/2014 -28/02/2014 Glasgow Film Festival: Cinema Memories To mark Homecoming 2014, also the tenth year of our annual event, Glasgow Film Festival will present a dynamic live show that explores and celebrates Scotland's cinema going heritage. Using collected memories from around Scotland as inspiration the project will explore themes relating to home, the sharing of global stories through film and the influence of the collective cinema experience. Glasgow
01/02/2014 -30/11/2014 Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition and Events Programme A nationwide programme of events to welcome the magnificent Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, created over the last two years by volunteers in 25 countries around the world, depicting the experiences of migrant Scots over the centuries.  The 200+ embroidered panels will come together in February and tour the country until November, not to be missed! Multiple
13/02/2014 -23/02/2014 Electric Glen An illuminated after dark adventure exploring the boating pond, glen and iconic waterfall creating a dazzling nighttime experience. The event showcases the diverse natural beauty of the park while characters from the past share their unique stories bringing the heritage and history of the park to life East Renfrewshire
14/02/2014 -15/06/2014 Scottish Gold The Hunterian at University of Glasgow will stage the exhibition Scottish Gold as part of Homecoming 2014. The first major exhibition of its kind will tell the dazzling story of Scottish gold through spectacular displays of gold from the Bronze Age to the present day. Glasgow
01/03/2014 -31/05/2014 The Celtic Revival in Scotland The Celtic Revival in Scotland project involves a diverse, engaging, and intriguing series of lively, high-profile artistic, musical, and cultural events, together with associated outreach activities, to be held between March and May 2014 at prominent venues in Edinburgh. The project focuses upon the cultural output and legacy of a key period in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when Scotland witnessed a remarkable artistic renaissance known as the Scottish Celtic Revival, itself part of a much wider European cultural phenomenon. The Celtic Revival in Scotland will showcase the achievements of this movement, illustrating its creative dynamism and diversity, and encourage a reassessment of a hitherto neglected phase of our cultural history. Edinburgh
01/03/2014 -30/04/2014 GastroFest As part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 Edinburgh International Science Festival will be celebrating and showcasing Scottish produce and expertise in a brand new event - GastroFest. A mini-festival of sc ience, food and flavour, bringing Scotland's (and indeed the world's) top chefs, mixologists, scientists, and sommeliers together across a weekend in April, adding a fascinating scientific dimension to the story of classic Scottish cuisine and fresh local produce. Edinburgh
05/03/2014 -17/03/2014 Glasgow St Patrick's Festival As part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 our event, The Glasgow St.Patrick's Festival will celebrate its 8th Year in March 2014. The festival now running across 10 Glasgow venues over two weeks showcases and celebrates the rich Irish Cultural fabric of Glasgow utilising the close connections between Scotland and Ireland to do so. Glasgow
05/03/2014 -09/03/2014 StAnza 2014 StAnza 2014 will be looking at what 'home' means to poets in Scotland and beyond. The festival theme will be A Commonwealth  of Poetry and there will be a focus on Poetry in Motion, all to celebrate through poetry the Commonwealth  Games and Scotland's cultural connections with the Commonwealth. Fife
13/03/2014 -29/03/2014 Glasgow InternationalComedy Festival For 18 rib-tickling days in March 2014, the twelfth Glasgow International Comedy Festival will present an exciting programme of the very best stand-up, comedy theatre, film, workshops and kids shows.  To celebrate Homecoming Scotland 2014, the programme will feature a spectacular showcase of International comedy talent who will be returning to their Scottish roots for a laugh. Glasgow
04/04/2014 -21/04/2014 Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art Glasgow International Festival Visual Art is developing plans for a special commission forHomecoming 2014. Glasgow
10/04/201430/04/2014 Seasoned to Taste Celebrating the diverse nature of Scotland's cultural heritage through food and drink East Dunbartonshire
11/04/2014 -13/04/2014 Melrose Sevens Melrose, birthplace of rugby sevens, celebrates its 131st anniversary in 2014 - join us for a weekend of entertainment for all the family with a VETs competition (Friday) followed by the main tournament and after event party (Saturday) and Sunday lunch with food and entertainment to round off. Scottish Borders
14/04/2014 -20/04/2014 Bring it all home - Song writing Festival Bring it All Home is an exciting new song writing festival for 2014 set in the heart of Paisley inspired by the legacy of Paisley born songwriter Gerry Rafferty.  A celebration of song in all its various forms it will present world exclusive shows, home grown talent, master classes and intimate concerts in a historical town setting. Renfrewshire
19.04.2014 John Muir Festival This festival will celebrate the life of John Muir who is seen as the father of the modern conservation movement, as founder of America's National Parks and the influential Sierra Club, his life and work has a deep resonance with many of the issues facing the environment in the 21st Century, a Scot who had a truly global impact. Multiple
22/04/2014 -01/05/2014 World Curling Federation Senior and Mixed Doubles World Championships As part of the Homecoming year of 2014 Dumfries & Galloway Council is delighted to host the World Curling Championships in Senior & Mixed Doubles in the Region for the first time. The event will attract teams from across the world to our area which is steeped in the tradition of curling and has produced many of the top players from the sport since curling conception in 1541. Dumfries and Galloway
24/04/2014 -05/05/2014 TRADFEST Edinburgh - DunEideann This is an exciting new event for 2014, as the arts of tradition sparkle in Scotland's capital.Music, song, dance, craft and story blend with the best of Scotland's native produce, providing a feast of culture for all ages. TRADFEST will be grounded in authentic tradition but with a contemporary flair. Experience Edinburgh, the folk city. Edinburgh (multiple)
26/04/2014 -04/05/2014 European Festival of Brass Europe's biggest brass band festival will be staged in Scotland in 2014. The EuropeanFestival of Brass welcomes visitors and players from all over the continent. Featuring the7th European Solo Championships,  the European Youth Brass Band and the 2014European Brass Band Championships. Perth and Kinross
26.04.2014 Scottish Association of Family History Societies 25th Annual Conference and Family History Fair "A Matter of Life and Death" The Scottish Association of Family History Societies 25th Annual Conference and Family History Fair is now a major event in the genealogy and family history calendar in Scotland. With over 70 stands, a series of lectures by leading genealogists, and interesting workshops. Fife
30.04.2014 Beltane Fire Festival Honouring our Celtic ancestry, this revival of a community pageant marking the beginning of Summer is performed each year by Beltane Fire Society. We fuse together drums, fire, dancing and revelry as we delight in the joining of the May Queen with the reborn Green Man. Edinburgh
01/05/2014 -31/05/2014 Whisky Month Starting with the popular Sprit of Speyside Festival, taking in Edinburgh's Whisky Strammash and the international celebrations around World Whisky Day and ending in the blissful surroundings of Feis Ile  - The Islay Festival. Whisky month will take in 100's of events that spread across the entire country, celebrating the world-beating quality of Scotland's food and drink output. Multiple
01/05/2014 -31/08/2014 GLASGAY! As part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 our event, which is now in its 21st year, will feature new and exciting work by LGBT artists of national repute.  Glasgay! celebrates diverse identities and champions equality for the LGBT community.  The 21st season will feature work by Jackie Kay, Edwin Morgan and many others. Glasgow
01/05/2014 -31/05/2014 Orkney Nature Festival The Outdoor Orkney Festival presents Orkney Whisky's W ild Side. Orkney's exceptional whiskies are rooted in our heathery hills and pure lochs. "Orkney whisky's wild side" offers you an experience that promises to be a highlight of Homecoming Scotland 2014 - we look forward to you joining us to toast the best wildlife and whisky that Scotland has to offer. Orkney
10/05/2014 -11/05/2014 Scottish Birdfair Get back to nature with the Scottish Birdfair, now in its third year; we have something for everyone! From the most dedicated birders, to garden birdwatchers or those with an interest in wildlife. The Scottish Birdfair is an RSPB-run event, with all proceeds raised supporting Scottish birds and wildlife. Edinburgh
10.05.2014 Spirit of Stirling WhiskyFestival The popular and hugely successful Spirit of Stirling Whisky Festival returns, bigger than ever before for Homecoming 2014!  Tickets were completely sold out for the 2012 & 2013 events, and 2014 aims to be bigger as we celebrate all that Scotland has to offer in 2014. Stirling
14.05.2014 Loch Lomond Quilt Show As part of Homecoming Scotland our event is celebrating its tenth year and will feature over24 exhibitions. Exhibitions include our unique "Chinese Whisphers" challenge with over 20 groups taking part from the UK, USA & Europe.  Contemporary, traditional and historic quilts on display in local churches plus social events. Loch Lomond
15/05/2014 -25/10/2014 Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival As part of Homecoming 2014, Caithness Horizons will be launching the "Year of Ancient Ancestors" festival - a year-long programme to celebrate the unique Pictish and Norse heritage of the county of Caithness. Highlands
17/05/2014- 18.05.2014 World Whisky Day 2014 As part of Homecoming Scotland 2014 we will be showcasing a series of World Whisky Day 2014 events across Scotland. Including for the very first time a flagship World Whisky Day event in Edinburgh. Now in its third year World Whisky Day 2014 will be the biggest yet. World Whisky Day is a day for global whisky celebration. Edinburgh
18/05/2014- 18.05.2014 Gordon Castle HighlandGames and Country Fair A day long celebration for visitors young and old from near and far of traditional sporting events, country sports, children's entertainment, music, dance and song. Extensive food and drink options and a wide range of retail outlets complete the day's enjoyment. Gordon Castle is the spiritual home of the house of Gordon and dates back to the 1470's. Moray
23/05/201401/06/2014 Feis Ile Our aim is to give our audiences a flavour of island life, Gaelic heritage and our friendly hospitality. Argyll and Bute
24/05/2014 -08/06/2014 TweedLove Bike Festival TweedLove is the UK's fastest growing cycling festival, held every year in the beautiful Tweed Valley. W ith the country's best purpose-built mountain bike facilities, and an amazing network of historic paths and quiet country roads, the area is the perfect stage forcycling. For 2014 we are excited to introduce a major new international mountain bike race, with fun and cool nostalgia, at the Tweed Ride family event. Scottish Borders
24/05/2014 -26/05/2014 Spring Fling Spring Fling, one of the UK most successful open studio events, runs over the late May bank holiday weekend and spans the whole of Dumfries and Galloway. Almost 100 professional artists and makers open their studios free of charge giving the public a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes. Dumfries and Galloway
01/06/2014 -30/08/2014 Return to the Ridings The "Return to the Ridings" is a celebration of the riding of the boundaries that has taken place for centuries with 11 towns in the Scottish Borders using horses for the traditional ride out. The festivals surrounding these ride outs are steeped in tradition and celebrate borders history, music and song, parades and concerts culminating in the whole town celebrating the 'Riding'. Scottish Borders
07.06.2014 Shotts Highland Games Major traditional Highland Games event which started in 1950, attracting approximately2000 people featuring  pipe band and highland dancing championships and athletics. Chieftains parade and traditional heavy events requiring strength, control and expertise include tossing the caber and throwing the scoots hammer North Lanarkshire
12/06/2014 -15/06/2014 Borders Book Festival Since its launch in 2004, the Borders Book Festival has grown rapidly in popularity and stature and has become established as one of the top five literature festivals in the country. The success of 2012's Festival left no doubt that this growth looks set to continue, with visitor numbers up to almost 13,000. Scottish Borders
13/06/201415/06/2014 FyneFest Promoting the best in Scottish food & drink brought to the festival by Fyne Ales and Food from Argyll. Argyll and Bute
19/06/2014 -27/09/2014 St Magnus Festival This prestigious festival is renowned for its unique blend of world-class performance and community participation against the stunning backdrop of Orkney in midsummer. In 2014 the programme centres around 'Home is where the Heart is' with a week-long festival of music, dance, drama and the arts. Orkney
20/06/2014 -23/06/2014 Royal Highland Show For four days each year, the countryside comes to Edinburgh to provide a stimulating and engaging insight into Scotland's food & farming sector.  W ith over 5,000 animals, a bountiful food hall, crafts, renewables, forestry, agricultural machinery and motor zones, plus a Homecoming marquee showcasing Scotland's contribution to the rest of the world. Edinburgh
27/06/2014 -06/07/2014 East Neuk Festival East Neuk Festival celebrates its 10th birthday with 10-days of music, literature, family events and art: its biggest ever programme. The festival will reach out to the world as international artists of many nations gather in this beautiful coastal spot bringing music, family activities, writing and ideas, opera and installations. Fife
27/06/2014 -29/06/2014 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Traditional Boat Festival Don't just come home, sail home! Don't miss the 21st Festival with beautiful boats, fascinating crafts, non-stop music, song and dance, and delicious food and drink. We'll also be celebrating the opening of The Boatshed - an incredible facility dedicated to the craft of traditional Scottish boat building. Aberdeenshire
28/06/2014 -30/06/2014 The Battle of Bannockburn2014 The Battle of Bannockburn will be an inclusive, engaging event, representing the best contemporary Scotland has to offer through an exploration of the past from the standpointof  a distinctively 21st century perspective.  Over three days, thousands of people will cometo the site of the Battle of Bannockburn and experience an event like no other - a unique take on this turning point in Scotland's history. From a battle reenactment to some of the country's best known artists exploring what it really meant and what it still means, through music, theatre, literature and performance - a truly inclusive event, bringing history to life in through a once in a lifetime experience. Bannockburn
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