Exhibitions (past)


Whilst no exhibitions could be offered during the strict pandemic quarantine period exhibitions in
Dundee and Chatham-Kent, Ontario are now scheduled for late 2021

Please remember that the artwork is available for free download as an APP from Google @ scottishdiaspora

March 20th – April 29th 2017
10am/ 4pm – not Sundays or Public Holidays
Use Cromwell Green Entrance
Westminster Hall, London SW1
Hosts: Parliament & Crown Court Church, Covent Garden

4th – 18th May 2017 
St Giles Cathedral
The Royal Mile, Edinburgh
 Hosts: The Cathedral & Prestonpans Friends of The Tapestries
Our Coming Home Exhibition 
+ Scottish Schools Panels

June 2nd – 11th 2017
3 Harbours Festival
Prestonpans Community Centre
 Hosts: Prestonpans Friends of The Tapestries

July 22nd- August 12th 2017
Crieff Remembers Games Hall
at Morrison’s Academy in Crieff

September 16th – 30th 2017
Dunrobin Street, Helmsdale, Sutherlandshire
Helmsdale Community Hall

October 5th  – 18th 2017
Irvine Townhouse
Irvine, North AyrshireHosts: Irvine Burns Club & NAC Heritage

November  17th – 19th  2017
EAF 2017: Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Newmarket Road, EH14 1RJ
Hosts: Edinburgh Arts Fair
This will be a small selection of the panels 

27th January –  18th February 2018
Hosts: The School Team that created its own panel

March  6th – 15th 2018
The Border Kirk CarlisleHosts: Moving Mountains Mission

April 6th – June 28th 2018
Stanley Mills, Stanley
Hosts: Historic Environment Scotland

August 2018
John Muir Museum: Dunbar
Selected John Muir panels only

July 11th – November 10th 2018
Garioch Heritage CentreInverurie, Aberdeenshire

March 2nd- April 28th 2019
New Lanark Mills

June 3rd/ July 2nd 2019
 St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, Glasgow G4 9JB
In two parts
3rd/ 16th: British Isles, Baltic, Western Europe & Southern Asia 
17th June/ July 2nd: Canada, The Americas, Africa & Australasia  

May 27th/ September 13th 2021
High Mill, Verdant Works

October 10th/ 31st 2021
Chatham-Kent with Guelph in Ontario, Canada
Canadian Panel Collection

January 15th et seq 2022
Prestonpans Town Hall

Selection of nation panels by rotation

GLOBAL TOURING 2015 / 2017

Hosted by the embroiderers themselves in their own communities
sponsored by Barons Courts of Prestoungrange & Dolphinstoun
direction: Sharon Beck – Jenny Bruce – Arran Johnston – Gordon Prestoungrange
Western Europe – Australia – New Zealand – Canada – USA – Iceland

16th March – 11th April 2015 
BERGEN, Norway
Hosts: Bergen Scottish Society

30th May – 26th July 2015
VEERE, Netherlands
Hosts: Scottish Houses Museum, Stichting Veere-Shotland

8th -26th August 2015
BARGA, Italy

Hosts: Commune di Barga

29th August – 26th September 2015
Hosts: Marietta & Cesidio di Ciaccia

3rd – 17th October 2015
Hosts: Twinning Association, University of Edinburgh Alumni of France

21st – 29th October 2015
PARIS, France
Hosts: Twinning Association, University of Edinburgh Alumni of France

November 13th – 21st 2015 
GOOLWA, South Australia
Hosts: Community Arts: Alexandrina Council

November 29th – December 13th 2015 
Burnside Civic Centre, ADELAIDE, South Australia
Hosts: Scottish Associations of South Australia and the City of Burnside

January 9th – January 23rd 2016 
LINC, HOBART, Tasmania
Hosts: LINC State Library Hobart & Dr Neil McGlashan

February 3rd – 24th 2016 
Albury Library/ Museum & Lavington Library, ALBURY, New South Wales
Hosts: Albury City Council

February 28th – March 13th 2016
Wangaratta Library, WANGARATTA, Victoria

March 23 – April 2nd 2016
Chrissie Cotter Gallery SYDNEY, New South Wales
Hosts: Heather Smallbone & the Sydney stitchers

April 9th – 30th 2016
Otago, DUNEDIN, New Zealand
Hosts: Toitu Otago Settlers Museum

13th – 30th May 2016
Christ Church Cathedral, VICTORIA, British Columbia
930 Burdett Avenue

13th June – 3rd July 2016
Manitoba Legislative Building, WINNIPEG, Manitoba
Host: Scottish Heritage Council of Manitoba

16th – 31st July 2016
Vaughn Hall, MONTELLO, Marquette County, Wisconsin
Host: Montello Historic Preservation Society & Wisconsin Friends of John Muir

19th September – 1st October 2016
St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Scarborough, TORONTO
Host: St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church

8th – 22nd October 2016
CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island
Art Galley, The Confederation Centre of The Arts
Host: Mary Gallant

7th – 12th November 2016
Glasgow Street Theatre, NEW GLASGOW, Nova Scotia
Host: Troy MacCulloch

19th November – 10th December 2016
Atwater Library and Computer Centre, Westmount, MONTREAL
Hosts: St Andrew’s Society of Montreal

31st December, 2016  
Global and Canadian Tapestries Pre-exhibit:  5-9pm
Horticulture Building, Lansdowne , OTTAWA

Hogmanay celebrations
1st January – 25th January 2017
Ottawa Public Library, 120 Metcalf Street, OTTAWA
Hosts: the Scottish Society of Ottawa

2nd – 28th February 2017
Eyjafaorsveit, NODORLAND, Iceland
Venue: The Music House


31st May – 8th June 2014
The Homecoming Launch
PRESTONPANS  – Three Harbours Arts Festival
Prestonpans Community Centre

24th June – 23rd July 2014 
STIRLING – MacRobert Centre, Stirling University

6th August – 31st August 2014
EDINBURGH – St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral

6th September – 22nd September 2014
PAISLEY – Anchor Mill

27th September – 25th October 2014
Split Exhibition
INVERNESS – Museum & Art Gallery
& WICK – St Fergus Gallery

28th October – 9th November 2014
HELMSDALE, Sutherland
Community Centre 

14th-21st November 2014 
DONCASTER, South Yorkshire
Minster Church of St George
24th November – 6th December 2014
CORBY, Northamptonshire
Rooftop Gallery, Corby

11th-20th December 2014
MUSSELBURGH Museum, East Lothian
a selection of panels including the Dutch, French & Jamaican sets