Scottish Fling

Festival

Sunday 16 Nov 2014

Child’s highland dancing costume, circa 1917
Source: Museum Victoria

Join us for a celebration of Scottish culture and traditions in the heart of Melbourne.

To celebrate the launch of a new community exhibition exploring Scottish migration and culture in Victoria, Scots Wha Hae, the Immigration Museum is hosting a one-day festival of Scottish culture.

Hear the stirring sounds of pipe bands, traditional and contemporary folk music, and the beautiful voices of the Gaelic Choir. Dance the afternoon away alongside highland and country dancers, and be entertained by the Robert Burns Club as they address the haggis. There’ll be traditional Scottish food and special workshops exploring the huge renaissance in the Scottish whisky industry.

So get your kilt on and join us to explore the culture that gave the world tartan and golf, penicillin and Dolly the sheep, Arthur Conan Doyle and the Proclaimers.

EVENT DETAILS

Event Type: Special Event

Sunday 16 Nov 2014
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Immigration Museum

Festival entry is included with museum entry.

Some workshops will require a special ticket, watch this page for updates.

MV Members receive FREE museum entry.

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