Friday, 27 November 2009


Finale Celebration Events - At a glance - Sunday 29 November

List of Homecoming Finale Celebration Events taking place on Sunday November 29.

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.

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.

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.

Lights on the Loch - Motherwell
Enjoy a fun-filled day at scenic Strathclyde Country Park.

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (SSO) - Edinburgh
Join Neil Oliver and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra for a special concert for St Andrew's Weekend featuring music from the highly acclaimed TV series A History of Scotland written by Paul Leonard-Morgan.

The Saltire - Athelstaneford and Haddington
East Lothian, birthplace of Scotland's national flag, celebrates St Andrew's Day with a programme of free events from noon.

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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