Homecoming Events

Creative Mackintosh 2014

The Creative Mackintosh Festival in 2014 will celebrate Charles Rennie Mackintosh, his architecture, design, arts and crafts in Glasgow. The events programme showcases the Mackintosh buildings and legacy, as well as focusing on Glasgow and its creativity, through the work of contemporary artists, responding to the Mackintosh legacy and themes that fascinated the artist himself.

Ryder Cup Opening Concert

Gleneagles Ryder Cup

A once in a lifetime concert which will celebrate the very best in Scotland’s music, film, fashion and culture on a global stage, a fitting opening to one of the world’s biggest sporting events, the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles which will feature a host of stars from both sides of the pond.

The Inverness Highland Meeting

Highland Games

Inverness celebrates the 150th anniversary of the opening of the world’s oldest Highland Games stadium, Northern Meeting Park, with a unique event. Everybody is welcome as the Highland Clans meet by the River Ness to witness an unforgettable Highland Games, the Masters World Championships featuring over 100 International Heavies.

Forth Bridges Festival

Forth Rail Bridge

An exciting new programme of events for 2014, come and join us in this international celebration in honour of the unique and distinct, lasting impression of the Forth Bridges. The Festival will bring spectacular events to the areas surrounding the iconic Forth Bridges in order to celebrate the 50th Birthday of the Road Bridge.

Dare ProtoPlay 2014

Dare ProtoPlay, Scotland’s biggest computer games festival, joins Homecoming 2014 to celebrate digital talent. On 14-17 August, Dare ProtoPlay will once again fire up Dundee, the epic centre of Scotland’s computer games development, with lots of games, learning and more new exciting programmes for the public to enjoy.

Piping Live!


During Homecoming Scotland 2014 Piping Live! will feature a new series of events entitled Music of the Clans. Come down to the Homecoming Tent in Glasgow and discover your clan’s heritage, music and traditions. With daily talks, exhibitions and demonstrations Music of the Clans is a great day out.

The Edinburgh Mela

The Edinburgh Mela Festival is Scotland’s leading Multicultural performing arts festival, an annual celebration of the rich cultural heritage, held and cherished by all the communities who have chosen to call Scotland home. With two music stages, The Mela World Dance Fest, The kids Mela and our global food village the event attracts in excess… Read more »

Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh Festival

Homecoming is working with some of Edinburgh’s major festivals supporting a programme of exciting and inspirational events, commissions and activity. The world’s greatest arts festival will welcome the world in its own inimitable style – set to be a once in a life time experience. The Fringe sees over 2,000 shows performed by over 20,000… Read more »

Scottish Clans Golf World Championships

The Scottish Clans Golf World Championships will take place at Gleneagles in July 2014 and is open to golfers from around the world who have ancestral links to Scotland through their past – immediate ex pats or 1st, 2nd, 3rd, generation Scots living abroad.

Bannockburn Live

Bannockburn Live

A feast of food, music and history Be part of history and join 45,000 visitors from around the world to commemorate Scotland’s most famous battle at Bannockburn Live. The three day spectacular takes place on Saturday 28, Sunday 29 and Monday 30 June, and features a re-enactment of the Battle of Bannockburn in a specially… Read more »