It's the Year of Scotland in Australia in 2020 and Bendigo's Scots Day Out will again be a major celebration of traditional and contemporary culture on Saturday 29 February.
The leap year sees us a day before March in 2020 but our eagerness for the new month will be in full Scottish swing on that extra day inserted into the calendar.
From pipes bands to folk music, clans, games and of course ample portions of haggis, shortbread and other Scottish treats, Rosalind Park wi
The best in Scottish films will again kick off SDO celebrations with the Australian premiere of highlights from the Edinburgh Short Film Festival.
ESFF director Paul Bruce has again curated an amazing collection of shorts from documentaries and humour to drama - all contemporary takes on Scottish life today and the country's history.
The films will premiere at the Engine Room in View St on Friday 28 February and again see the shorts matched with exclusive tastings of fine
Clans will be front and centre at the Scots Day Out celebrations in Rosalind Park Bendigo on Saturday 29 February. Clans and their chief commissioners or commissioners will be travelling from across Australia along with clans and disaspora organisation members for the eighth presentation of SDO. Among the visitors this year will be president of the Scottish Australian Heritage Council Mr Malcolm Buchanan. The clans will march down View St with banners and swords as part of th