The Scottish Society of Ottawa plans to emphasize our role and mission in further connecting people in our city with Scottish culture, folklore and history through the 2019 OttScot Festival. This month-long celebration will be kicked-off with Hogman-eh!, and feature the Great Canadian Kilt Skate, our Gala Burns Supper & Ceilidh and a number of community organization partnership events through January 2019.
See below for our festival line-up.
According to the Scottish word of the week (from Scotsman.com) a basic definition of the word blether is, in colloquial terms, a lengthy chat between friends.
The Scottish Society of Ottawa(SSO), in partnership with Ottawa Public Library, presents a talk by the Canadian Literature publishing icon, Douglas Gibson and his new show: GREAT SCOTS: Canadian Fiction writers with Links to Scotland, from 1867 to Today.
The perfect event to nurture your inner Scot! Come to a skating party with a spirit of Scottish fun and fortitude wearing tartans and kilts.
Kirkin’ o’ th’ Tartans is a celebration of Scottish heritage and culture. Kirking, from the Scots word kirk, means church.
Based on Shakespeare’s MACBETH, WEIRD blends an original script with circus arts, stage combat, and original music.