Monday, 12 May 2014

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition

Visit Scotland has just announced details of a new exhibition that may be of interest to those from the Scottish Diaspora, via the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition And Events Programme.

From the site:

A nationwide programme of events to welcome the magnificent Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, created over the last two years by volunteers in 25 countries around the world, depicting the experiences of migrant Scots over the centuries. The 200 embroidered panels will start coming together in March and tour the country until November, not to be missed! Full details at

The following is the exhibition programme:

31st May - 8th June 2014
PRESTONPANS - Three Harbours Arts Festival
Prestonpans Community Centre

24th June - 23rd July 2014 (closed Mondays)
STIRLING - MacRobert Centre, Stirling University

6th August - 31st August 2014
EDINBURGH - St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral

6th September - 22nd September 2014
PAISLEY - Anchor Mill

27th September - 25th October 2014
INVERNESS - Museum & Art Gallery
& WICK - St Fergus Gallery

Visit the website for further details.

(With thanks to Visit Scotland - image courtesy Visit Scotland)


Now available for UK research is the new second edition of the best selling Tracing Your Family History on the Internet: A Guide for Family Historians. And for those wishing to take Scottish ancestral research a bit further, my next Pharos course, Scotland 1750-1850: Beyond the Old Parish Records, commences May 14th 2014.

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