Friday, 27 November 2009


Finale Celebration Events - At a glance - Saturday 28 November

Here is a list of Homecoming Scotland Finale Celebration Events taking place on Saturday November 28.

Shindig 2009 - Glasgow

Shindig 2009 extends the musical celebration launched by Homecoming Live - The Final Fling! into the heart of Glasgow with a weekend of free music and dance in George Square.

To Bo’ness and Beyond - Falkirk
The Hippodrome, Scotland's first purpose-built cinema, presents playful glimpses of Scottishness with screenings including I Know Where I'm Going and Gregory's Girl.

East Renfrewshire’s St Andrew’s Day Festival- Giffnock
This new festival in East Renfrewshire will involve local musicians and internationally renowned Scottish bands performing music and rhythms which explore our linked heritage with other Celtic countries.

Stirling’s St Andrew’s Day Celebrations - Stirling

Stirling celebrates the finale of Homecoming Scotland 2009 by hosting an exciting range of events.

Dear Mister Burns… - Irvine

A unique collection of handwritten letters to Irvine Burns Club from prominent figures.

Scots Trad Music Awards - Dumfries
Scots Trad Music Awards are promoting an amazing weekend of music in Dumfries.

Dumfries Fling – The Reel Thing - Dumfries
Enjoy a feast of music, culture and street theatre in the heart of Dumfries.

West Dunbartonshire St Andrew’s Homecoming Festival - Dumbarton and Clydebank

St Andrew's Homecoming Festival presents the best of traditional and contemporary Scottish music, sourced from local talent, emerging and established Scottish artistes.

St Andrew’s Weekend Homecoming Finale - Ayr, Troon, Prestwick and Girvan

Celebrate Homecoming Scotland's Finale weekend in the home of Scotland's national bard.

St Andrews Festival 2009 – Scotland’s Celebration - St Andrews

Join us in 2009 in the iconic town of St Andrews to celebrate our nation's Patron Saint.

St Andrew’s Day Celebrations – Blairgowrie
Celebrate St Andrew's Day in the picturesque setting of Blairgowrie, Perthshire.

The Homecoming Series SCO - Edinburgh
In the Year of Homecoming, the SCO celebrates some significant Scottish composers with special performances of their work.

Scottish Rugby - Edinburgh
The climax to the November Bank of Scotland Corporate Autumn Test Series as Scotland take on Argentina at Murrayfield.

Martin Boyce: ‘What You See is Where You’re at’ - Edinburgh
In celebration of contemporary Scottish art, the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art marks the beginning of its fiftieth anniversary during Homecoming Year.

RSNO – The 09/10 Season: St Andrew’s Party with Phil and Aly - Glasgow
Join Phil Cunningham, Aly Bain and the RSNO's very own John Logan, as well as special guests for a St Andrew's Night party to remember.

Homecoming Art Car Parade - Edinburgh
A one-off event in celebration of Homecoming Year, the eccentric parade, which is a first for Scotland, will be brimming with light and colour as artists move their incredible creations through the heart of Edinburgh.

Homecoming Live – The Final Fling - Glasgow
Homecoming Live - The Final Fling is a unique extravaganza that will celebrate Scotland's contribution to the worldwide music scene over the St Andrew's Day Weekend.

Inverclyde St Andrew’s Day Celebrations - Greenock
Home to Custom House Quay, where many of the Scottish Diaspora left our shores, Inverclyde marks the finale to the Year of Homecoming with events throughout the day.

Celebration of Dance - Alloa
A celebration of Scotland's contemporary and traditional culture through Scottish Fusion Dance.

Renfrewshire Celebrates St Andrew’s Day - Paisley
Experience a truly Scottish series of events featuring a St Andrew's Farmers' Market, the Alternative Highland Games, storytelling activities, opportunities to research your family history and an evening of traditional Scottish music and dance at a St Andrew's ceilidh.

Kilmarnock’s Tartan Tidings - Kilmarnock
A weekend of traditional and contemporary entertainment.

National Museums Scotland Homecoming Finale Celebration - Edinburgh
Celebrate St Andrew's Day and the climax of the Year of Homecoming Scotland 2009 with music, dance, tours and trails across the weekend.

St Andrew’s ‘DO’ - Edinburgh
Edinburgh celebrates Scotland's National Day and the finale of Homecoming Scotland 2009 with an exciting programme of events.

Homecoming Borders Banquet - Scottish Borders
A ten day celebration of the world-class food which comes from this beautiful part of Scotland.

Zig Zag: The Paths of Robert Burns - Glasgow
For the first time ever, some of the 36,000 objects from Scotland's national collection of treasures associated with Robert Burns will be brought together in a major touring exhibition.

This Is Who We Are - Edinburgh
This exhibition demonstrates the strong influence of Scots abroad when they travelled and named 1000 Canadian towns after their homeland.

Homecoming Trad Music Sessions - Across Scotland

Over 300 Homecoming Trad Music Sessions will take place across the country throughout the year celebrating the contribution of traditional music to Scottish culture.

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