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Afternoon Tea/Apple Tea

Apple Wassail Night (Old Twelvey Night)

Balamory

Fascaray

This tartan celebrates the fictional Hebridean island of Fascaray, setting of the novel 'Hame' by Annalena McAfee. Its colours are drawn from the natural world of the region: sea mist grey; the eggshell blue of frozen burns; green for native pines and lichen; mauve for heather; brown for peat; and sapphire blue for summer seas.

Hamish Matters

The Long Way Down

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Oor Wullie (DC Thomson)

Mar 8
Debut of Oor Wullie Comic Strip

The Broons (DC Thomson)

Mar 8
Debut of Oor Wullie Comic Strip

30th Internet Anniversary

Mar 12
World Wide Web Day

Tarbh Deargh (Red Bull)

May 6
Beverage Day

Flora MacDonald (Dance)

Jun 27
Prince Charlie & Flora MacDonald set sail

4Daagse

Jul 21
Four Days Marches (Nijmegen)

HANSA Park

Aug 16
Roller Coaster Day

Deaf Community (Scotland)

Sep 23
International Sign Languages Day

Apple Wassail Night (Old Twelvey Night)

Barra (Outer Hebrides)

In the novel's plot, In the wake of the breakdown of her relationship, Mhairi McPhail dismantles her life in New York and moves with her 9-year-old daughter, Agnes, to the remote Scottish island of Fascaray. Mhairi has been commissioned to write a biography of the late Bard of Fascaray, Grigor McWatt, a cantankerous poet with an international reputation.

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Mar 8
Debut of Oor Wullie Comic Strip

Mar 8
Debut of Oor Wullie Comic Strip

Mar 12
World Wide Web Day

Red Bull

May 6
Beverage Day

Jun 27
Prince Charlie & Flora MacDonald set sail

Vierdaagsekruis

Jul 21
Four Days Marches (Nijmegen)

Aug 16
Roller Coaster Day

BSL Alphabet

Sep 23
International Sign Languages Day