Fancy yourself as a drummer? Then be prepared to learn a few starter tricks of the trade at Scots Day Out in Rosalind Park on Saturday 2 March. Our sponsors Celtic Affairs will present several special drumming workshops with leading Australian pipe band drummer Dean Hall of Drumming Mad. Visit the Celtic Affairs stand to experience the the rhythmic pulse of pipe band drumming. And if you are totally hooked, wander off and chat to one of the pipe bands about joining up and ta
Victoria’s Young Australian of the Year Skye Kinder has been announced the 2019 chieftain for Bendigo’s Scots Day Out on Saturday 2 March. The Bendigo doctor, currently the Psychiatry Registrar at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, grew up just loving the pipe bands each year in the Bendigo Easter Festival parades. “I proudly carry the Scottish heritage of our family into the current generation and our family has always enjoyed the great community celebrations in Bendigo,” Skye
It's the latest in fitness - The Highland Hustle - and Tessa will be bringing the fun of the craze to Bendigo for Scots Day Out in Rosalind Park on Saturday 2 March. Based on highland dancing steps but with more than an element of fun, join in some of the short-burst sessions at Ceilidh Corner and at the Band Arena during the competition break. The first Highland Hustle class was held in a church hall in Perthshire, Scotland, in February 2014 and has since been taken up arou
With their agile spirit to the fore, Scottish Terriers and their owners will be part of the Scots Day Out celebrations in Bendigo’s Rosalind Park on Saturday 2 March. Behind the Scottish Terrier Club of Victoria banner, they will be part of the opening parade down View St at 10am before adding to the excitement and activities in the park through to 5pm. The club, formed in 1948, will also have a special stand showcasing their dogs and introducing new fans to the famous breed.
With record registrations of clans and diaspora organisations for Scots Day Out 2019, Bendigo will have some high-ranking visitors for the annual celebrations in Rosalind Park on Saturday 2 March. Among them will be: Frank McGregor, the High Commissioner and Lieutenant Clan Gregor Australia, travelling from Hobart Ken Gordon, Chieftain of the Gordon Clan in Australia, travelling from northern NSW; and A regular at SDO, Malcolm Edmiston, High Commissioner for Australasia for t