Highlight events

Throughout Homecoming 2014, enjoy a packed programme of cultural, active, food & drink, ancestral and natural events and festivals which perfectly showcase Scotland's distinct identity. We've picked out some highlights below and you can also use the search to find all Homecoming event listings.

Crowds go wild at the Wickerman Festival, Dumfries & Galloway

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Explore the Homecoming events listings and be inspired throughout 2014, as Scotland welcomes the world

A beautifully detailed panel from the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

Admire the beautifully intricate tapestry created by Scots in 25 countries over the past two years through an events programme.

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art - copyright Angela Caplin

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art

Be inspired by the exhibitions at one of the UK's boldest visual arts events

Seasoned to Taste

Seasoned to Taste

Enjoy the best of Scottish food and drink and learn about its links to international cuisines

John Muir Festival logo

Celebrate John Muir, father of the National Park, and buy tickets for HOME, the spectacular opening event!

Celebrate the life and work of conservationist John Muir, father of the National Park

Tartan Day Scotland Festival

Tartan Day

Enjoy a packed programme of Tartan Day events, the historical significance of Angus & Arbroath and great tartan facts this month

The Atholl Highlanders will lead the parade at Pipefest in Stirling in June

Stirling's Big Weekend

Stirling will host Pipefest, Armed Forces Day and Bannockburn Live in a weekend of Homecoming celebrations

Aboyne Highland Games

Aboyne Highland Games

From piping to dancing and much more, experience the thrill of this popular traditional event in the north east

The Forth Bridge Festival 2014 logo

Forth Bridges Festival 2014

The iconic Forth Road Bridge celebrates its 50th anniversary with a week-long programme of events

Gaelic singer Julie Fowlis performs her track for Brave

Ryder Cup Opening Concert

Join Scots stars from music, film and culture for a special opening concert to kick off The 2014 Ryder Cup

Runners cross the start line of the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Baxters Loch Ness Marathon

Sign up to run one of Scotland's most picturesque marathon routes or cheer on the runners from the sidelines

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The Atholl Highlanders Parade held annually in May at Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perthshire
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