Our latest London Scots podcast. "We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." - Oscar Wilde We chat with Edward Bloomfield about his life in Greenwich at the Royal Observatory and we find out some great apps to check out the skies. You can find out more about [...]
We talk Brixton, Brexit and Vodka with fashion graduate Hannah Louise Brownlie. Tattie Scones get a look in too. The lovely music is curtesy of Licence to Ceilidh.
Voice coach Sonya tells us about why it can be easier to enjoy nature living in London than the Highlands of Scotland. There's a nice shout out for her favourite pub in Crouch End. Sorry, I couldn't edit out the squeaky door.
In this episode Kevin - a long term London resident takes us back to 1978 when you could watch Spurs v ManU in FA Cup for £2. We get a a great tip for cheap theatre tickets.
Ceilidh Band Hire We get asked a fair bit about Ceilidh Band Hire, so we thought we'd write a blog post about it, capturing the main points. 1.Try to give yourself as much time as possible. It sounds obvious but it will mean that you have more chance of getting what you want. 2. Try [...]
London Scottish Bars OK, let's get the word 'Bevy' in the first sentence cause let's face we're going to be using it a lot in any discussion of London Scottish Bars - 'Going for a bevy?', ' We got bevvied last night', 'I'm aff the bevvy for January / Lent / by doctor's advice'. Of [...]
Scottish Country Dancing London We’ve bundled up Royal Scottish Country Dancing (RSCDS), Reeling and Ceilidh into 1 handy page of contacts for Scottish Country Dancing London. What’s the difference between them all? The RSCDS and its affiliates are at the more refined end of the spectrum and ceilidh is at the rumbustious end. Reeling lies [...]
London Scots are everywhere Golf Club, Charities, Restaurants, Monuments and Ceilidhs (!) - we review some of the more prominent sites, organisations and businesses that concern London Scots. London Scots - Charities There are two charities specifically in London to help out Scots: Borderline and Scots Care. Borderline's goal is to help first and second [...]
Scottish Restaurant London One of the many wonderful things about London is that you can eat food from all over the world. We often get asked about 'Scottish Restaurant London' so we thought it would be good to write a blog post about it. There are several good places where you can eat Scottish food and [...]