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January - Up-Helly-Aa, Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 17 Dec 2010 | Views [1443] | Video

Location: Lerwick, Shetland Islands, Scotland Dates: Last Tuesday in January Level of Participation: 2 – most Up-Helly-Aa parties are private, but a couple are open to visitors Description: If ... Read more >

Tags: scotland, up-helly-aa, world festivals


December - Hogmanay (New Year), Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 25 Nov 2010 | Views [2510] | Video

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Dates: 29 December–1 January Level of Participation: 5 – there’s a wee party going on in Scotland Description: For Scots, the New Year has always been a more important ... Read more >

Tags: hogmanay, scotland, travel-safety, uk, world festivals


September - Braemar Gathering, Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Sunday, 16 Aug 2009 | Views [1547] | Video

Location: Memorial Park, Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Dates: First Saturday in September Level of Participation: 4 – climb Morrone or down a dram Description: Caber-tossing can be seen throughout ... Read more >

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August - Edinburgh International Festival, Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | Views [1155] | Video

Location: Edinburgh, Scotland Dates: Last three weeks in August Level of Participation: 4 – no sleep till September Description: There could be no better location for the world’s largest arts ... Read more >

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June - Riding of the Marches, Scotland

UNITED KINGDOM | Monday, 18 May 2009 | Views [1291] | Video

Location: Scottish Borders, Scotland Dates: From early June Level of Participation: 3 – cheer the riders and stomach a skinful Description: The Riding of the Marches, or Common Riding, takes ... Read more >

Tags: riding of the marches, scotland, uk, world festivals



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