The 60th Festival of the Tartans & Highland Games
will be held 12th - 16th July 2017 - mark your calendars!

New Glasgow,   Pictou County,   
Nova Scotia,  Canada

Tartan Tea at Carmichael-Stewart House Museum


Please join us at 12 PM on Wednesday 12th July 2017 for the official opening of the 60th annual Festival of the Tartans at the historic Carmichael-Stewart House Museum, located at 86 Temperance Street in New Glasgow - listen to the pipers and be greeted by the Mayor of New Glasgow and other dignitaries.

Enjoy a social hour at the Tartan Tea hosted by the Pictou County Historical Society. Open to all.

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Above: The Pictou County Gaelic Singers


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Pipers Brady Webb, Clare Henderson and Robert Caldwell greet visitors

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Town Crier Jim Stewart gets everyone's attention


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President of the Federation for Scottish Culture in Nova Scotia, Troy MacCulloch; Town Crier, Jim Stewart; Clan Thompson Pipe Band member Pat MacKay; piper Clare Henderson; Central Nova MP, Peter MacKay; piper Brady Webb; 2013 President of the St Andrew's Society of Pictou County, Julie Dignan; President of the Festival of the Tartans Committee, Tyler Cameron; Mayor of New Glasgow, Barrie MacMillan


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Town Crier Jim Stewart and Troy MacCulloch chat with Town of New Glasgow Director of Marketing & Communications, Kim Dickson