Traditions and Events in Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms, Scotland

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Many traditional events take place in Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms, from small folk club gatherings to large agricultural shows and highland games. Most villages and towns have their own gala day, fair or show and dates for these can be found on in the Diary

There are several arts centre spread throughout the area, each hosting a mix of traditional and modern arts, crafts and cultural events.

Scotland is famous for the celebration of Hogmanay, on New Year’s Eve. Many people celebrate with ceilidhs and fireworks, visitors will enjoy the chance to experience bringing in the New Year in a traditional Scottish Way. One of the more spectacular sights is the Fireballing in Stonehaven.

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