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This directory is offered as a source of information only. It is not our intention to recommend a particular business or service or to recommend one over another. We have endeavored to list as many as possible to allow a choice based on geographical location in San Diego County.

 

Bagpipe Bands, Individual Pipers, and Piping Instruction

The House of Scotland Pipe Band
The band of the House of Scotland and the official band of the House of Pacific
Relations International Cottages, Balboa Park.
Website: http://hospb.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hospb
Ross Naismith, Pipe Major
(619) 206-9728

Scottish Services
Offers to completely arrange any type of Scottish function, including weddings and
funerals.
Ross Naismith
www.BagpiperRoss.com
(619) 206-9728

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Bagpipes

McCallum Bagpipes
Bagpipe sales and supplies
http://www.McCallumBagpipes.com

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Dancers and Dance Instruction

SD Scottish Dance (San Diego and North County)

Pamela Ashworth
858-679-1133
Pamela.ashworth@roadrunner.com.

Nan McCoull Paul

(Professional instruction in Highland Dancing in the Escondido area)
(619) 746-9185

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

San Diego Branch. Teaches social form of Scottish dancing with weekly social dances.
Classes in Balboa Park, UCSD, and San Marcos.
(619) 549-4257; North County (760) 433-3562

San Diego School of Highland Dance

Chrissy Ambler
(858) 279-1177

chrissy@amblertravel.com

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Music and Entertainment

Bydand Forever
www.bydandforever.com
https://www.facebook.com/BydandForever

An officially-recognized recreation of The Gordon Highlanders of 1882--Victorian
era Scottish soldiers. Complete with weaponry, they can provide soldiers for a
Scottish-theme/military wedding or funeral, parties, and special events, and can even
provide marching drills and blank-firing battle drills or a whole Scottish military
camp of the 1880's. They have performed for HRH The Prince of Wales in Scotland,
for the Glenfiddich Distillery in Scotland, for The Gordons' 200th Anniversary,
and perform at Scottish Highland Games throughout California.
Gary Harper
info@bydandforever.com

Harp to Harp
Traditional Celtic harp music for all occasions.
Joan McColly
(619) 435-8500 (Coronado)

Jamie Logan
Jamie is a master in vocalizing traditional Scottish songs for any occasion.
(619) 424-6193 (Coronado)

Bill Butler
Solo singer who sings a variety of Scottish songs.
(619) 447-7664 (El Cajon)

Harlynne Geisler
Storyteller of Celtic Folk Tales
Author, Professional Storyteller
Editor, Story Bag; A National Storytelling Newsletter
For a new story every month and a list of upcoming public shows,
see http://www.swiftsite.com/storyteller
(619)-569-9399 (area code changes to 858 on 6/12/99)
e-mail: ilovestories@juno.com

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Kilts

Scottish Treasures Celtic Corner (and Loganbearies)
Wide array of Scottish & Irish gifts, kilt rentals, kilts and accessories,
music, jewelry, British food, and tartan-sporting teddies.
Located at the Coronado Ferry Landing
www.scottishtreasures.net
Contact Marjorie or Tricia (619) 435-1880/ email: scottishtreasures@juno.com

Kilts by Susan Simpson
WWW.KILTSBYSUSAN.COM
Kilts custom made to order, alterations to kilts and other Scottish attire
Contact: (760) 749-145/ email: kiltsbysusan@yahoo.com

Margaret Staniel
Kilts and other Scottish clothing made to order, major and minor alterations
(619) 466-6785

Burnett's & Struth Scottish Regalia Ltd.
"We supply kilts, full highland regalia, piping and drumming supplies,
home decor and Celtic jewelry to name a few."
www.burnetts-struth.com
www.biltkilt.com
Toll Free: 1.877.828.3232  (North America Only)

The Kilt Sporran Co.
"The Kilt Sporran Company is based in highland Perthshire, we specialise in supplying unique Scottish dress products at the most competitive prices. We stock a variety of kilt sporrans, <>,kilt buckles,Ghillie Brogues,clan badges and many other high quality Scottish kilt accessories all of which are of the highest quality and made right here in Scotland. We also now stock a full range of Dress Sgian Dubh and Safety Sgian Dubh."
http://www.kilt-sporran.co.uk/

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Clothing and Uniforms

Scotia Imports, Ltd.
(619) 522-7902

Scottish Treasures Celtic Corner (and Loganbearies)
Wide array of Scottish & Irish gifts, kilt rentals, kilts and accessories,
music, jewelry, British food, and tartan-sporting teddies.
Coronado Ferry Landing www.scottishtreasures.net
Contact Marjorie or Tricia (619) 435-1880
email: scottishtreasures@juno.com

Tartans, Unlimited
Scottish military uniforms and accoutrements
Allan Johnson
(619) 295-2562 (Mission Hills)

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Scottish Gifts

Scottish Treasures Celtic Corner (and Loganbearies)
Wide array of Scottish & Irish gifts, kilt rentals, kilts and accessories,
music, jewelry, British food, and tartan-sporting teddies.
Coronado Ferry Landing www.scottishtreasures.net
Contact Marjorie or Tricia (619) 435-1880
email: scottishtreasures@juno.com

United Kingdom Gifts
Scottish calendars and a wide range of Scottish gift items.
Jim Scrimgeour, esq. (619) 266-0022

Celtic Creations
An eclectic collection of fine quality, consumer products in contemporary designs based on traditional Celtic (Irish, Scottish, Welsh, etc.) themes ...
www.jockmcduff.com

All Things Bright and British
Large selection of British groceries, including frozen bangers, haggis,
plus many gift items
8401 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa
(619) 464-2298

Bit O' Britain
British Foods, Goods & Gift Shop
Famous Fresh Baked Goods To Go, Thomsons' Scotch Pies, Steak pies, Cornish Pasties, Shepherds Pies, Vegetarian Pies, Frozen Bangers, Bacon & Pork Pies. British Canned, Packaged & Frozen Products, Candies, Sweets, Biscuits, Collectibles, Jewelry & Souvenir Items.
2860 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-9130

British Food Centre - South
Large selection of British groceries and gifts.
138 S. Solana Hills Dr., Solana Beach
(619) 755-6161

Cast in Time
Metal miniature Scottish soldiers and historical figurines.
S. Richard (Dick) Headly
(619) 485-9237

Highland Histories
"Clans and Families of Scotland" poster map.
711 8th Ave., Ste. F, San Diego

Scotia Imports, Ltd.
(see Clothing and Uniforms
)

Antiques and Stuff by Ruth
Scottish antiques - furniture, dishes, jewelry, clothing.
Regular container shipments from Scotland.
4051 Voltaire Street, Suite B, San Diego, CA 92107
(619) 222-2232; http://home.pacbell.net/samsloan

Myths & Legends Photography
Shayne McGuire
WWW.MYTHANDLEGENDS.NET
(818) 522-1677/ email: eponau2@earthlink.net

Photos by Eleanor
Photos of Scottish castles. Eleanor and Clyde Moore
(916) 961-1560

Burnett's & Struth Scottish Regalia Ltd.
"We supply kilts, full highland regalia, piping and drumming supplies,
home decor and Celtic jewelry to name a few."
www.burnetts-struth.com
www.biltkilt.com
Toll Free: 1.877.828.3232  (North America Only)

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Pubs and Restaurants

Bit O'Britain
Scottish meat pies and bridies, afternoon tea, British groceries, gifts, and candies.
2860 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-9130

Penny Lane
Upscale North County pub with bar and frequent live music and entertainment.
1001 W. San Marcos Blvd., San Marcos
(619) 744-8782

Shakespeare Pub and Grille
British lagers, ales, single malts, and generous portions of pub grub, lunch specials.
3701 India St., San Diego
(619) 299-0230

Phileas Fogg's
Friendly pub centrally located. Weekly entertainment.

Sabre Springs Plaza
11385 Poway Road, #100
Phone: (858) 486-4442
E-mail: goodtimes@phileasfoggs.net

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Bakeries

Bit O'Britain
Scottish meat pies and bridies, bangers, sausage rolls, steak pies, scones,
afternoon tea, British groceries, gifts, and candies.
2860 State St, Carlsbad, CA 92008
(760) 434-9130

House of Tudor
(British-owned and run wholesale bakery specializing in a huge selection of scones
and shortbread. Call for smaller orders)
215 Bingham Dr Ste 120
San Marcos, CA 92069

Petitfour Bake Shop
(Scottish-owned and operated, they offer a complete variety of British baked goods)
203 E. Vista Way, Vista
(619) 724-8840

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Groceries

Scottish Treasures Celtic Corner (and Loganbearies)
Wide array of Scottish & Irish gifts, kilt rentals, kilts and accessories, music, jewelry, British food,
and tartan-sporting teddies. Located at the Coronado Ferry Landing
www.scottishtreasures.net
Contact Marjorie or Tricia (619) 435-1880/ email: scottishtreasures@juno.com

Bits N Bobs of Britain
British groceries, including frozen bangers, Scottish meat pies, Bridies, Bacon and other biscuits and candies.
Scottish Pastries Co
819 D Avenue #102 National City, CA 91950
Tel: 619.772.9625
Retail Store Hours
Friday-Wednesday 10 - 6 pm
Closed Thursday

Bit O'Britain
Scottish meat pies and bridies, bangers, sausage rolls, steak pies, scones,
afternoon tea, British groceries, gifts, and candies.
1495 Poinsettia Ave #152, Vista, CA 92081
(760) 734-3692
www.bitobritain.com/

All Things Bright and British
Large selection of British groceries, including frozen bangers, haggis,
plus many gift items
8401 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa
(619) 464-2298

British Food Centre - South
Large selection of British groceries and gifts.
138 S. Solana Hills Dr., Solana Beach
(619) 755-6161

African Imports
South African favorite food and candies
3952 Fourth Avenue, Hillcrest
(619) 296-3517

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Scots Gaelic Language Instruction

House of Scotland Gaelic Class
Group instruction in the native Scottish language. Weekly classes (TBA)

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Travel Bureaus

Fleetridge Travel Services, Inc.
President Margaret Cook maintains a home in Glasgow and was personal tour guide
for the successful 1995 House of Scotland tour of Scotland.
(619) 222-0383

British Travel and Tours, Ltd.
(619) 287-5300

British Travel Experts
(619) 276-0200

British Airways
1-800-247-9297

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Scottish Civic, Fraternal, and Specialty Organizations

The Robert Burns Club of San Diego
A member of the International Federation of Burns Clubs, headquartered in
Scotland,they honor the memory of the Scottish poet and sponsor the annual Burns
Supper every January.
Michael Spurgeon, President
bdstota@yahoo.com

The San Diego - Edinburgh Sister City Society
Fosters exchange of culture between the two cities, which are officially designated
as "Sister Cities."
Chrissy Ambler (858) 279-1177

chrissy@amblertravel.com

or Bruce Robertson (619) 698-3988

San Diego Scottish Highland Games
The coordinating, planning, and governing body for our local annual Scottish
Highland Games.
P.O. Box 99956, San Diego, CA 92169
(619) 645-8080

The Scottish Single Malt Society
Puts on single malt whiskey tastings, catered with Scottish entertainment, at the
Copley Library in La Jolla, several times a year. A branch of the Society that is
headquartered in Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Ray Pearson
(619) 565-6085

British Isles Genealogical Research Association (BIGRA)
Offers classes and assistance in tracing British Ancestry.
Kathy Carpenter
(619) 444-8120

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Clan and Family Organizations

Clan Donald U.S.A.
TBA

Clan Cameron Association
(619) 729-2991

Clan Campbell Society
Dayla Reagan-Buell
(619) 924-3391

Clan MacPherson Association
William B. Smith
(619) 439-1261

Clan MacNachtan Association
Bonnie McNutt Bradt
(619) 485-5377

Clan McCallum/Malcolm Society
Peggy McCallum-Schutte
(619) 420-1946

Clan Scrimgeour Association
Jim Scrimgeour, esq.
(619) 266-0022

Clan Sinclair Association
Hal St. Clair
(619) 451-1482

Clan Sutherland Association
James Baker
(619) 426-6428
Mr. Baker also offers his services as a Chaplain for Scottish or military weddings
and funerals.

If you don't see your clan or family affiliation listed here, contact the webmaster
(Temporary contact email: wdmcswain@yahoo.com)

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