With ongoing Covid-19 travel restrictions it is not surprising in the least that the New York City Tartan Day Parade Committee has announced the cancellation of this year’s event.

The Grand Marshal chosen last year was to be actor Brian Cox CBE, who was standing ready to lead off down Sixth Avenue this year instead.

Brian Cox
Brian Cox campaigning for Yes in the 2014 Scottish Independence referendum PHOTO Martin P McAdam
KT Tunstall was the 2018 Grand Marshal – the first woman to hold the honour.