Tartan Week

Tartan Week

Rugby star Thom Evans walks tall at Dressed to Kilt

IT WAS feared he would never walk again after sustaining a neck injury that gave the world of rugby cause to hold its breath.

At Full Kilt: Dressed to Kilt is here to stay

A HOST of high-profile Scots painted the Big Apple tartan for this year's Dressed to Kilt event in New York.

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In pictures: Injured rugby star Thom Evans joins Dressed To Kilt show

SCOTLAND rugby star Thom Evans took to the catwalk last night – just weeks after suffering a horrific neck injury during a game.

US Tartan Week goes in for the kilt

A CELEBRATION of all things Scottish is under way in the United States with the launch of Tartan Week this weekend.

MSPs to head to New York for Tartan Week

MSPs are embarking on a week-long tour of America as part of the annual Scotland Week celebrations, it was announced today.

US protesters target Tartan Week

THE organiser of Tartan Week in the United States has revealed that he has been inundated with calls from angry Americans following the decision to release the Lockerbie bomber.

University checks in to show off new style at Tartan Week

EDINBURGH Napier University's new tartan will feature in an exhibition celebrating Scottish textiles in New York.

Nostalgia: Fashion woven into the fabric of a country - with slideshow

IT is Scotland's national dress – and celebrities embraced it this week when they strolled down the New York catwalk for the seventh Dressed to Kilt Tartan Week celebrations.

Tartan tat kings target tots

THEY have expanded their cut-price empire throughout the city but now the Gold Brothers are hoping to attract a whole new age group by branching out into "kinder kilts".

Fashion first – Hollywood star Andie MacDowell takes to catwalk for Dressed to Kilt

HOLLYWOOD superstar Andie MacDowell is to join famous Scots Sir Sean Connery, Brian Cox and Ashley Jensen at this year's Dressed to Kilt fashion show in the United States, The Scotsman can reveal.

Salmond shows US tartanised Scotland

TENS of millions of Americans last night tuned in to Alex Salmond's latest attempt to sell Scotland's Homecoming campaign and witnessed a tartan extravaganza that would embarrass even the most shameless shortbread tin.

Cumming to America as actor gears up to lead Tartan Week celebrations

HE IS the flamboyant actor who shot to fame as one half of the camp double-act Victor and Barry. Now, 25 years after strutting his stuff on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Alan Cumming is to become a national figurehead at New York's Tartan Day celebrations.

Extend Scotland Week to Russia, says First Minister

SCOTLAND Week celebrations of the type which take place in the United States could be extended to other countries including Russia, Alex Salmond said yesterday.

Row could bring Tartan Day parade to a standstill

THE annual Tartan Day parade in New York will have to be scrapped unless the Scottish Government properly backs the event, organisers warned last night.

Truck strikes Scots tourism boss in New York

A TOURISM official from the Lothians is recovering in a New York hospital after being hit by a truck during Scotland Week.

Central Belt praised in US

THE woman charged with forging closer links between the Capital and Glasgow was to give a major speech in New York last night.

Bush celebrates Tartan stamp on US

US PRESIDENT George Bush last night praised Scots for making an "indelible mark" on American culture, thanking the nation for giving the US bagpipes and golf.

Tartan takes over Big Apple

A PARADE through the streets of New York was to be the culmination of a week of events celebrating Scottish and Scottish-American culture today.

You should have put Cowell in a kilt to get profile, says Clifford

BRITAIN'S leading publicist, Max Clifford, has accused the Scottish Government of thinking too small and being too conventional with Scotland Week.

Salmond joins the Revolution on visit to US

SCOTLAND'S First Minister has given his full support to a "revolution" across the pond.

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