Festival of the Tartans celebrating all things Scottish

NEW GLASGOW — Get your tartans ready! The 62nd Annual Festival of the Tartans is almost here! The event will run for five days, from July 17 to July 21, with events such as the Kilted Golf Tournament, the Antique Car Show and New Glasgow’s Highland Games. The Festival of the Tartans is a celebration...

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Celebrations, picnics and boat races in 1955 …

During past years, different communities around this area would host grand celebration each year. Some places that I recall these happenings being held were at Pictou Landing, Cape John and yes Pictou Island. These events usually drew thousands of people from various places much like the Pictou Lobster Carnival does today. Locals from such places...

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