Would you like to shop in our store? Shop Tartan Town

Tartan Town Blog

Reasons to buy a kilt online

While many people are still skeptical about buying clothes online, you shouldn't have to be when it comes to kilts. Unlike jeans or dresses, kilts ...
Read More

What to Wear to a Scottish Wedding

It’s just as likely for the kilt-clad men to steal the show at a Scottish wedding as the women in attendance. Whether you’re a guest, the best man ...
Read More

Choosing a Tartan: Things you need to know

Choosing a tartan you like is often the first step in discovering your perfect kilt outfit - but it’s not always easy. You may want a tartan that h...
Read More

Learn How To Play Bagpipes

Learning Bagpipes So you've decided you would like to learn how to play the bagpipes. Learning the bagpipe is a challenge and like every instrument...
Read More

How to Choose the Best Practice Chanter

The practice chanter is the double reed instrument that accompanies the Great Highland bagpipe. There are several myths about it that most of the w...
Read More

Who Invented the Kilt? TartanTown Takes you Back in Time

Think of Scotland and you can’t visualize the highlands without the classic bagpipe and kilt. The history of the kilt goes back to the days of the ...
Read More

Why Proper Dance Shoes Are Essential for Dance Professionals and Beginners

Investing in proper shoes are as vital to a dance performance as the outfit for dancers. It really doesn’t matter whether you are a professional or...
Read More

The Whimsical Story Of Mrs. Bessie Murray And The Accidental Birth Of The Nova Scotia

In Canada, there are almost 5 million people who claim full or partial Scottish ancestry - around 15% of all Canadians. Considering Canada's strong...
Read More

Should You Rent or Buy Your Scottish Kilt?

Need a traditional highland dress for a special occasion? Wondering whether you should buy or rent one? You may want to ponder through a few consid...
Read More

What is the difference between Irish and Scottish Bagpipes

The melodious sounds of bagpipes are often associated with a rustic lifestyle of the highlands. There are two popular types of bagpipes in the real...
Read More

The History of Highland Dance

Highland dance has a rich history that has been spread across the world as Scottish people immigrated around the globe. There is nothing that bette...
Read More

Blackwood Flowing

Since the beginning of 2017, there has been concern over the restrictions placed on Melanoxylon Dalbergia (African blackwood). Blackwood has been a...
Read More