Cutting of the Tartan from the Loom

Cutting of the Tartan from the Loom

On Saturday 12th January, 2019 a special event took place at the Crofters Weaving Mill, Spring Ridge on the Liverpool Plains. This was a most significant event where those present were able to see the newly registered Upper Hunter Tartan (#12320) cut from the loom. These items will, in due course, be framed and presented…

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The Upper Hunter Tartan – Bringing the Threads Together

The Upper Hunter now has its own official tartan, incorporating colours that tell a story of the history of the Hunter Valley. This tartan has become the 12,320th registered tartan in the world. The following considerations have been taken into consideration for a registration of the Upper Hunter tartan #12,320, as a District Tartan on the…

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Aberdeen Highland Games Celebrates 20 Years

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Aberdeen Highland Games, which held its inaugural games on the 1st of July 2000. The Games committee, composed of a broad cross-section of the local community, wanted to create a catalyst around which the people of Aberdeen could rally, lifting their spirits and providing the community with much…

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