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Pipes of Christmas – a bit of New York in your living room

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Manhattan’s annual Pipes of Christmas concert, a joyous celebration of Celtic music and poetry produced by the Learned Kindred of Currie, returns for the 22nd year.And with the benefit of its new online...

NYC Tartan Day Parade – Brian Cox to be Grand Marshal in 2020

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Multi-award-winning Scottish actor and star of HBO’s Succession, Brian Cox CBE, will be Grand Marshal of the New York City Tartan Day Parade for the event’s 22nd year, taking place on Saturday 4 April 2020.The Dundee-born actor, whose...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019 – Last Life : A Shakespeare Play

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Last Life: A Shakespeare Play is a riveting new piece created entirely from the plays, songs, sonnets, and poems of William Shakespeare.Writer and director Sara Fay George has put together a striking new assemblage...

At Carnegie Hall – Migrations – the Making of America

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When in New York recently I met up with Gino Francesconi who is the Director of Archives at Carnegie Hall. Of Italian descent himself he knows all about people who came to America from...

Phil launches Pride of Scotland tartan in New York

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Last night Scot Phil MacHugh helped launch the brand new LGBT tartan as it made its global runway debut on the New York catwalk.The new, officially registered 'Pride of LGBT' tartan was unveiled at...

#NYCTW They danced the night away with Whisky Kiss

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The Pre-Parade Ceilidh with Whisky Kiss was held last night in the Altman Building in Soho, way down near the foot of Manhattan.It proved to be a great venue for the dancing which began...

Bonhams New York – Sale to include photographs from Scotland

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Bonhams New York is selling photographs on 5 April 2019 from 2.00pm. These are not just any old photos. Some are the work of renowned photographer Ansel Adams, there are a couple of Cartier-Bressons...

#NYCTW 2018 – Topher Brophy – For the love of a dog

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One of the best things about social media is that it helps you meet and correspond with people you otherwise could never reach.I 'know' Topher Brophy from Instagram, and although he lives in the...

#NYCTW 2018 – Empire State Building lit for National Tartan Day

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The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic sights in the US. ON FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 2018, THE EMPIRE STATE BUILDING WAS LIT UP BLUE AND WHITE IN HONOUR OF THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY...

#NYCTW 2018 – Clann an Drumma

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Leading up to the main event, the parade on Saturday there is a lot of Scottish entertainment to be found in the bars around New York.In Blooms Tavern which is an Irish bar now...

#NYCTW 2018 Lord Thurso – on a mission to sell Scotland to the world

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The Chair of VisitScotland  brought his red Dress Sinclair kilt with him to New York.  As a Highlander John Thurso has a few to choose from, but this is 'one of his favourite kilts'.He...

#NYCTW 2018 High level entertainment en route!

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The Norwegian Airlines flight from Edinburgh Airport to Stewart International New York was some 36,000 feet above the Atlantic when it was filled with the skirl of the bagpipes."Ladies and gentlemen, we are about...

KT Tunstall is named Grand Marshal at NYC Tartan Day Parade

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Award-winning Scottish singer-songwriter KT Tunstall has been chosen to lead the annual NYC Tartan Day parade as Grand Marshal, the first woman to lead the Parade.The NYC Tartan Day Parade will be held on...

Norwegian begin their New Year sale today

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22 direct routes from the UK and Ireland on sale from £99/€99 one-wayToday,  Norwegian has launched the start of its New Year sale offering traveller’s savvy savings on selected flights from the UK and Ireland.Based...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2017 – 30 Year Old Virgin

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New York comedian Kevin James Doyle is coming to the 70th Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a show all about sex – or the complete lack of it. Raised as a clean-living young Christian he knew that sex had...

First Minister’s expenses for US trip released

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The First Minister's trip to the US interested The Edinburgh Reporter, particularly the second half of it, as she arrived in New York when I was already there for Tartan Week.I had the opportunity...

A day in New York with the First Minister

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At the beginning of April I was in New York for Tartan Week and had the opportunity of interviewing the First Minister, the Rt Hon Nicola Sturgeon MSP twice during the day.It was a busy...

Tartan Week Parade 2017 – Elite Pro Dance

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Elite Pro Dance are so good they look like Americans!They were a fabulous addition to the Tartan Week Parade last Saturday in downtown Manhattan. Only formed in 2014 they are a squad of about...

New York Tartan Week Parade 2017 – the Swamibapa Pipeband

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There were many pipe bands on Saturday in New York City taking part in the Tartan Week Parade, but this one in particular stood out for us. The Swamibapa Pipeband has a most interesting...

#NYCTW – St Andrews Bar to close this week

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Just when we were about to frame up a guide to how to get the best out of New York Tartan Week, where to go what to see, this sad news reached us. One...

#WITW – First Minister of Scotland talking to Tina Brown

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Tina Brown's Women in the World Summit  is being held over three days in New York. I lined up with many others at the beginning of the afternoon session yesterday outside in the freezing...

A little ballet to begin the First Minister’s day in NYC

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The First Minister started her busy day yesterday at New York University's Tisch School of the Performing Arts where she met some Scottish ballet students on an exchange visit supported by Scottish Government funding.Fourteen...

Tartan Week 2017 – Gordon J Millar of ScotStreetStyle

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Gordon J Millar is the founder and director of Scot Street Style.  He toured Scotland with the Dalai Lama, took  the World Peace Tartan to New York where he had a chance encounter on 5th Avenue with...

Major works from National Galleries of Scotland going to America

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 The National Galleries of Scotland is to send a selection of major works from the national collection to the United States over the next year. This touring show will raise the international profile of...

Edinburgh Napier sponsoring New York concert

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Braveheart child-star James Robinson is set to spread some Celtic cheer in New York this weekend at a major ex-pat concert.The actor, who played the young William Wallace in the Mel Gibson film, is...

Auction house had record sales this summer

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Lyon & Turnbull Summer Sales Reach Record Total of £2.1 millionThe summer season of sales at Lyon & Turnbull drew to a close last week with a record total of £2.16 million. This included...

New York Tartan Week 3rd to 10th April 2011

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The National Tartan Day New York Committee invites all New Yorkers to join in celebrating the 13th Annual Tartan Week, from April 3nd to 10th 2011. There will no doubt be a number of Scots there too.There...

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