In 1852 and 1853 an astonishing series of events took place on the Coigach Peninsula in the far North-West Highlands of Scotland. Five attempts by the landowner, the Marchioness of Stafford, to remove and relocate tenants from the land in Coigach were resisted. And what’s more, that resistance was led primarily by women. This is the story of what happened.
Joining us this upcoming New York City Tartan Week is the Scottish Police & Community Choir. Both Friday and Saturday, pre-parade, the choir will perform at Bryant Park’s Fountain Terrace.
Dec 31, 2022
As the final hours of the year tick away, many people around the world are preparing to ring in the New Year with celebrations and traditions. In Scotland, Hogmanay is a very special time-honored celebration that dates back centuries
Dec 23, 2022
Visit Scotland shares with you their pick of beautiful winter walks around Scotland. From city walks to forest, there’s a plethora of scenic spots to enjoy. We’re sharing some of the walks below!
Dec 19, 2022
Jamie Douglas Hamilton, nephew of our founder Alexander Hamilton is to row the Antarctic! He and five others will begin their journey on January 10th from Elephant Island to South Georgia. The total distance is 950 miles.
Dec 9, 2022
By Cameron Steer Last week, on St. Andrews Day, it was also the anniversary of the first ever international football match, played between Scotland and England. This grudge match (or friendly as it was passed off as) held at the Hamilton Crescent (The West of Scotland...
Nov 23, 2022
Cameron Steer tells the story of his friend Kyle Ferguson’s stateside football success.
Nov 9, 2022
On a recent podcast, ASF’s president Camilla Hellman had the opportunity to speak to Kim Cameron of Gin Bothy who explained the fun story of how they began.
Oct 12, 2022
The American-Scottish Foundation is delighted to update our members and friends on the most recent data we’ve been able to find on upcoming highland games, Celtic festivals and related events.
Sep 25, 2022
Written by Cameron Steer After a meeting to forget against Ukraine last time out in the Semi-Final of the WorldCup Qualifiers in May, Scotland played the role of host again this time out as they soughtmake up for their heartbreaking loss four months ago, which set the...
Sep 12, 2022
Scotland in Europe - UEFA Champions League Match Week One Written by Cameron Steer It's been a while since Scottish football fans were able to witness our two domestic giants compete in the UEFA Champions League, fifteen years in fact, but this week we were treated...