Back in Britain and London bound...07-Mar-2017
The Tapestry has now returned to Britain and is preparing for exhibition in the spectacular and hist..
It's been a veritable 'global' tour! Now for Westminster Hall Welcome home Jenny Bruce, Tour D..
Iceland becomes the unexpected 35th country!10-Feb-2017
Mayor's Official Opening of the Iceland Exhibition This was the third of the unexpected exhibi..
The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry crosses the 100,000 visitor milestone! We prefer to see our visi..
Ottawa completes North America Tour10-Jan-2017
Scottish Society of Ottawa puts on Grand Finale Under Jenny Bruce's indefatigable direction, t..
What about Iceland?!10-Jan-2017
Iceland Joins the Diaspora Tapestry Nations! Our Diaspora Tapestry began with a target of 25 N..
Montreal's got it all!29-Nov-2016
Tapestry takes over the Gallery and Library! There was always going to be a first time for the ..
Opening in Montreal29-Nov-2016
Every Opening needs a Grand Party and Celebrations and that was certainly happening at The Atwater L..
New Glasgow exhibition opens16-Nov-2016
Right Royal Occasion in New Glasgow as Tapestry Exhibition Opens click on all images to enlarge..
Town of New Glasgow & St Andrews Society of Pictou County presents the Scottish Diaspora Tapestr..
Prince Edward Island11-Oct-2016
The Tapestry is welcomed by PEI Caledonian Society Chief, Eleanor Boswell, and a host of Dignitaries..
Toronto honours Telford!12-Sep-2016
A Saw Mill in the Family means Scarborough Exhibition Honours Telford! Tapestry tours are f..
Wisconsin welcomes us into the USA!10-Sep-2016
Vaughn Hall provides brilliant setting for only US exhibition of Diaspora Tapestry on this tour! ..
Tapestry heads to the USA!03-Jul-2016
Diaspora Tapestry heads south of the Border to USA after outstanding exhibition in Winnipeg's Legisl..
Winnipeg's a Winner!25-Jun-2016
We arrive in Winnipeg, a fellow Murals Town just like Prestonpans! As the Scottish Diaspora Ta..
Battle of Seven Oaks Bicentenary (Manitoba)19-Jun-2016
It lasted just 15 minutes, not unlike the Battle of Prestonpans! This week marked the 200th ann..
We're off to Winnipeg: 13 June - 3 July09-Jun-2016
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA: 13th June - 3rd July 2016 Hosted now by the Scottish Heritage Council of Manit..
The Tapestry has made its much anticipated landfall in Canada, where it visits Victoria in British C..
Crossing the Oceans24-Apr-2016
The Global Tour of the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry prepares to cross to North America, where it will ..
Off to Otago!10-Apr-2016
The Tapestry crosses over to New Zealand! The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry, which will be on disp..
Success in Sydney!29-Mar-2016
Australia's Tour Reaches Climax in Sydney NSW, then it's off to Dunedin, New Zealand Openi..
We're going to Wangaratta!24-Feb-2016
There was a wee hiatus on the Australian Exhibition Tour and the arts community in Wangaratta ..
Onwards to Albury, NSW18-Feb-2016
Back from Tasmania, the Tapestry opened its 4th Australian Exhibition in Albury NSW on February 3rd ..
Calling Scottish Schools!11-Feb-2016
NEW SCHOOLS' COMPETITION FOR 2016-17! Design Your Own Panel ! In 2016-17 the Scottish ..
Tapestry heads to Hobart11-Jan-2016
Third Australian Tapestry Exhibition opens in Hobart for the New Year (http://www.prestoungran..
Concert Closes Adelaide Exhibition06-Jan-2016
She is Right!" - South Australian Exhibitions welcome 7000 visitors .. New Year beckons with visits ..
Opening in Adelaide10-Dec-2015
The Governor of South Australia Opens the Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition in Adelaide The seco..
The Tapestry team may have had an eventful time getting the exhibition out of Paris, but that was no..
A Date Down Under! 23-Sep-2015
We are delighted to announce the much anticipated tour dates for the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry in A..
Boussy Beckons, and Paris too!15-Sep-2015
The Tapestry prepares to say a fond farewell to Italy and head northwards to France, where the Twinn..
The Tapestry is still enjoying its stay in BARGA at the moment, running there for another week, but ..
The Italian Adventure!14-Aug-2015
The Scottish Diaspora crosses the Alps as it continues to tour Europe, reaching the "most Scottish t..
Calling North America: can you help?11-Jun-2015
We are now putting together the details of the Diaspora Tapestry's touring exhibitions in North Amer..
Warm Welcomes in Veere11-Jun-2015
The British Ambassador joins with the Mayor of Veere to celebrate the Tapestry's arrival in The Neth..
Veere: our second World Premier!20-May-2015
Almost exactly one year on from our World Premier in Prestonpans, we're getting ready for the fi..
The European Tour gets under way with celebrations of Scottish links to Norway, as Bergen hosts ..
Accumulating new panels!02-Mar-2015
Panels continue to arrive from around the world ahead of the European Tour. When they're al..
Final preparations are being made for the opening of our European Tour 2015 (/announcements/european..
EUROPEAN TOUR 201525-Feb-2015
The Tapestry Team prepares to launch its most ambitious programme of exhibitions to date! ..
News, views, and haggis balls!29-Jan-2015
The Friends of the Prestonpans Tapestries meet to hear all the latest developments. Our e..
A new Book for a new Year!07-Jan-2015
New book exploring some of the highlights of the Prestonpans tapestries due to launch this month! ..
The Tapestry returns to Scotland for its final Homeland exhibition of 2014, at Musselburgh Museum. ..
It's Corby for Us!22-Nov-2014
Tapestry continues its visit to England by heading to Corby! Following the success of our week ..
Making tracks to Doncaster17-Nov-2014
The Tapestry crosses the Border for the first time! Doncaster is clearly proud of its li..
North to Sutherland!31-Oct-2014
Tapestry hosted by stitchers in Helmsdale. With the striking monument to Scots migrants over..
The Tapestry heads to the Highlands for its latest exhibition, in Inverness and Wick. Fro..
Looking pretty good in Paisley!08-Sep-2014
The Tapestry is now open in the stunning setting of Anchor Mill in Paisley. It took..
A Capital Exhibition!07-Aug-2014
The Tapestry reaches Edinburgh and opens with an Explosion of Colour and Sound! The flag..
Spectacular in Stirling25-Jun-2014
The Tapestry looks truly spectacular in Stirling University's MacRobert Arts Centre as it prepares f..
Down Under at The Goth13-Jun-2014
Missed our Prestonpans exhibition? Then pop into The Gothenburg and enjoy some Australian panels..
The curtain goes up for The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry's world premiere exhibition! Scotl..
World Premiere: supporting events27-May-2014
We're celebrating our World Premiere at the Three Harbours Arts Festival with a special programme of..
Into the Final Fortnight19-May-2014
As we enter the last two weeks before the World Premier of the Tapestry in Prestonpans (details ..
As we start counting down to launch day, we ask ourselves "what are we missing and where are we ..
"Viva a Escócia! Viva o Brasil!”06-May-2014
Brazil Gears Up for World Cup and Diaspora Tapestry A small group of intrepid stitche..
John Muir returns to Dunbar15-Apr-2014
We're bringing the John Muir panels of the Tapestry "home" to Dunbar for the John Muir Festival!..
New "Friends of the Tapestries" group established at The Gothenburg in Prestonpans. It was ..
John Galt returns to Scotland!10-Feb-2014
The latest Canadian panel has been escorted back to Scotland! After travelling nearly..
A Panel's Progress21-Jan-2014
We've been keeping a photo log of "The Old Pretender" panel since work started on it just before..
Sir Geoff in stitches!14-Jan-2014
The "Geoff Palmer" tapestry panel is nearly complete, but there's still time to add the "Sir"! ..
From the Studio07-Jan-2014
As stitchers continue their work across the globe, we thought we'd shine a light on some workers clo..
Culture Secretary visits the studio20-Dec-2013
The Tapestry team welcomes Fiona Hyslop, MSP, to review the project's progress as 2013 draws to ..
Making the news in Guelph22-Nov-2013
Local press announces the progress of our volunteer stitchers in the Canadian city of Guelph. ..
First Canadian panel complete!19-Nov-2013
News just in from Picton, Ontario... Pictured here are some very proud looking stitchers -..
Boisdale Prize on to a Winner!18-Nov-2013
Boisdale Prize competition leads to winning design for the Tapestry. Tapestry designer An..
Corby continues to progress.13-Nov-2013
Corby stitchers host a progress meeting to show off their work! On Thursday 7th November,..
In the News in India13-Nov-2013
Scottish Minister goes on the ground in India, and helps promotes the Diaspora Tapestry! Sc..
Making waves in Hong Kong!18-Oct-2013
Plenty of boats as we watch a panel in Hong Kong as it takes shape! This set of images..
Veere Celebrates Completion!18-Oct-2013
The people of Veere have been busy celebrating the completion of its six tapestry panels! W..
Outlining progress in Corby25-Sep-2013
Corby Highland Games starting to take shape! Here's a sneak preview of Corby's Panel 6 - Th..
Prince Edward Island under way25-Aug-2013
Stitchers in Prince Edward Island officially launch their part in the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry..
Practice Makes Perfect in Alabama22-Aug-2013
Stitchers in Mobile, Alabama are warming up ahead of the arrival of their panels! Membe..
Veere's Scots heritage under threat!13-Aug-2013
The "Scottish Houses" Museum in The Netherlands is faced with the threat of closure. Only days ..
It's Corby For Us!02-Aug-2013
Work gets underway in Corby with the presentation of panel designs Keen readers will already ha..
Work continues in Veere02-Aug-2013
Veere panels are looking great as progress continues apace... The connections between Scotland ..
On the ground: AUSTRALIA18-Jun-2013
After their visit to Beijing, our team then headed over to Australia. Yvonne Murphy continues th..
On the ground: CHINA18-Jun-2013
Yvonne Murphy gives you her account of the team's visit to China: We arrived at the gates o..
What a Week for the Diaspora Tapestry!07-Jun-2013
The Culture Minister heads the line up as the Tapestry hosts its first full exhibition. ..
First Exhibition opening soon!29-May-2013
Prestonpans Community Centre, East Lothian Saturday 1st June - Saturday 8th June (closed Sunday) ..
Celebrating the official launch of Homecoming 2014... In the spectacular surroundings of Ho..
Sweden arrives in Scotland04-Apr-2013
Sweden returns its completed panels to much acclaim in Prestonpans... Fresh from the..
On the Ground in India (Part I)18-Mar-2013
Our latest Diaspora visit was to New Delhi and Kolkata in India. There have been links between S..
On the Ground in India (Part II)18-Mar-2013
Yvonne Murphy continues her report on the Diaspora team's latest trip into the Scottish Diaspora..
Spreading the word in Lithuania28-Feb-2013
Scottish connections to Lithuania stretch back to the medieval period, so what more appropriate ..
Gurro: soldiers, settlers and Scotch bars!17-Feb-2013
Nestled in the mountains of Piedmont, in the most northerly reaches of Italy, is the small village o..
Eric Liddell continues to Inspire03-Feb-2013
Eric Liddell's daughter expresses support for the Diaspora Tapestry The story of Eric Lidde..
Auld Alliance into Action!23-Jan-2013
There are so many connections between Scotland and France - and between France and Scotland! - t..
"A Wicked Cool Thing!"08-Jan-2013
Whilst we're very proud of what we are doing, we've never dared speak of ourselves in such high ..
Making the News in Sweden08-Jan-2013
Regular readers will know already that considerable progress has been made on our Swedish panels..
Around the World in 60 minutes!06-Dec-2012
Billy Kay explores the Scottish World with an appreciative audience... On Tuesday 4th Decem..
Corby Welcomes Battle Tapestry06-Dec-2012
The Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry visits Corby to ignite enthusiasm for the Diaspora Tapestry! ..
Event: The Scottish World by Billy Kay26-Nov-2012
Billy Kay comes to Prestonpans in support of the Diaspora Tapestry! Writer and broadcaster ..
Taking the Battle to England!19-Nov-2012
Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry (http://www.prestonpanstapestry.org) heads south in support of t..
Our Gaelic Open Forum on Monday night makes for a promising start! When we decided to ho..
Going Gaelic! Open Forum on 29th October26-Oct-2012
Calling all Gaelic speakers - and all who are interested in the language! The Scottish Dias..
Diaspora in England Gets Clearer04-Oct-2012
The first stage for all the Diaspora panels in the tapestry is trying to get the right stories, ..
On the Ground: CANADA [I]01-Oct-2012
Two members of the Diaspora Tapestry team, Gillian Hart and Yvonne Murphy have just returned fro..
On the Ground: CANADA [II]01-Oct-2012
Part II - Quebec to Nova Scotia QUEBEC In search of ever more Diaspora sto..
On the Ground: CANADA [III]01-Oct-2012
Part III - Manitoba to British Columbia MANITOBA The next stop was in Winnipeg in..
The Diaspora in Merseyside01-Oct-2012
Our thoughts turn to Merseyside thanks to Duncan Sim, and more... Early resea..
Corby Sets the Dates for Embroidering its Scottish History: November 25th/30th Cap..
There's progress aplenty as the project continues... On the surface it may seem that we have..
The Maple Hill MacDonalds21-Aug-2012
In little over a week's time, members of our team will be on the ground in Canada to tackle one ..
Launch Makes the News!06-Jul-2012
The launch of the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry certainly seems to have caught the attention of the med..
The Tapestry is Officially Launched!02-Jul-2012
THE SCOTTISH DIASPORA TAPESTRY'S OFFICIAL LAUNCH The Scottish Storytelling Centre, June 28t..
Looking for Scots in England25-Jun-2012
Where are the Scots communities in England then? One of the nations we'll inevi..
The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry will be QR tagged for easy access to its background stories.. ..
A Day out in Bicester07-Jun-2012
A Day Out in Bicester... Orme Creative in Bicester have masterminded the creation o..
Diaspora Website Launched11-May-2012
This website is at the core of the Diaspora Tapestry project, and we are most grateful for generous ..
The Diaspora Tapestry is a project of Prestoungrange Arts Festival in Prestonpans, Chairman Andrew C..