Weddings Highland Style

Incorporate the powerful and dramatic tones of Scottish heritage into your wedding by saying “I Sure Do” to wearing a kilt for your special day. Hot or cold weather – in a castle, on the beach or in a mystical meadow, wear your kilt or add a touch of tartan to one of the most important moments in your life. Visit us at The Highland Shoppe if you require a kilt.  We can custom order your kilt for you in … Read More

Scots on the Run – Sept 2, 2017

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We had a great turnout for our annual Scots on the Run. The weather was perfect for a morning run around the Calgary Highland Games. Thanks to everyone who participated!! More photos coming soon.  If you want a pic of yourself crossing the finish line be sure to contact Jeanie and she will email it to you once she receives the files.

Scots on the Run – Saturday, Sept 2, 2017

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Registration is now open for the fun 5 km walk/run through the Calgary Highland Games.  Go to the Running Room site or contact us directly to register. Race fee of $15.00 includes a wrist band which allows access into the Calgary Highland Games.  All proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society.   Calgary Highland GamesSaturday, September 2, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.Springbank Park for All Seasons       Kilts and tartan are highly encouraged to be worn for this event. … Read More

New MacRae SL4 Bagpipes

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The Highland Shoppe just received an order of MacRae Bagpipes with McCallum Blackwood chanters, G1 Platinum bagpipe reeds, Bannetyne Willie McCallum synthetic hide pipe bags, Selbie and Ezee Drone reeds. The Duncan MacRae reproduction bagpipes are exact copies of the original bagpipes played by Stuart Liddell. The drones produce a rich, deep, full steady tone. tuning above the hemp line with the chanter set at a pitch of 480. Our customers are excited to be receiving their new pipes.  Here … Read More

Choosing an 8 yard kilt versus a 5 yard kilt

Many folks question whether the 8 yard kilt or casual kilt is the proper choice when purchasing a kilt. A traditional kilt has 8 yards of material, however, in the past several years the “casual” or 5 yard kilt has become very popular.  Many people ask what the difference is between the traditional 8 yard kilt and the casual kilt.   The casual kilt has less material in it.  The casual kilt will have less pleats and pleats that are … Read More

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