Please join us at 2pm on Wednesday 13th July 2016 for the official opening of the 59th 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.
Above: The Pictou County Gaelic Singers
Pipers Brady Webb, Clare Henderson and Robert Caldwell greet visitors
Town Crier Jim Stewart gets everyone's attention
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
Town Crier Jim Stewart and Troy MacCulloch chat with Town of New Glasgow Director of Marketing & Communications, Kim Dickson