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16th - 24th July 2022

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AWARDS SHINE SPOTLIGHT ON COMMUNITY HEROES

31-05-2023

Peterhead Scottish Week has announced the return of the ‘Best of Buchan Awards’, in association with Buchan Offshore Wind. The awards first began in 2016, and highlight the often unsung heroes within the community. The event ran for four years but was halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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AWARDS RETURN TO CELEBRATE LOCAL STARS

19-06-2022

 

 

 

The Best of Buchan Awards make a return to the “Peterhead Scottish Week” programme, after the past two years saw the award ceremony shelved due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. This year will mark the fifth edition, with two new categories added.
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JUBILEE PUDDING FOR THIS YEAR’S BAKING COMPETITION

10-06-2022

 

 

 

The task for Peterhead’s ‘grand bakers’ has been confirmed by organisers of the 9th Great Buchan Bake Off. The event that takes place during Peterhead Scottish Week has been inspired by the recent Platinum Jubilee Celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen.
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PETERHEAD’S 60th BUCHAN QUEEN ANNOUNCED

10-06-2022

 

 

Erika Paterson was chosen by a panel of judges as the 60th Buchan Queen. The event returned having been shelved last year due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. In fact this was the first proper ‘Buchan Queen Contest’ since 2019, which was once again held at the Buchan Braes Hotel in Boddam, near Peterhead.
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The 60th edition of “Peterhead Scottish Week”, (the biggest and longest running weeklong gala in the country) is almost upon us. Behind the scenes the committee have been planning to celebrate this diamond anniversary with a week of events, which includes something very special.
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BETTER 8 THAN NEVER – THE RED ARROWS ARE BACK!

29-06-2021

 

 

As part of the “59 1/2 Peterhead Scottish Week”, the committee have managed to secure the world famous R.A.F. Red Arrows for the 8th time to fly over Peterhead Bay. The display team last appeared in 2018 during the 57th Peterhead Scottish Week.
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NO BUCHAN QUEEN EVENT FOR 2021

29-06-2021

 

 

Since the very first Peterhead Scottish Week in 1962, there has been a “Buchan Queen” accompanied by two “Buchan Princesses”. However, for the first time ever, the event has been shelved for 2021, but is set to return for next year’s 60th Scottish Week celebrations. Read More

SCOTTISH WEEK 2020 KICKS OFF WITH VIRTUAL CROWNING

20-07-2020

 

 

As promised, a 59th Peterhead Scottish Week has commenced in the North East town with 29 events planned “virtually” over the course of 9 days. The Buchan Queen’s “Crowning Ceremony” was without an audience and broadcast live on YouTube and Facebook. Read More