Wisconsin Scottish, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the traditional arts, crafts, culture, heritage and traditions of the British Isles through educational activities and the production of our annual Wisconsin Highland Games. The Wisconsin Highland Games and our benefit concerts provide a forum for traditional artists and athletes, both professional and amateur, to inform, educate, entertain and compete, helping create an environment where their arts and abilities may be widely appreciated.

Wisconsin Scottish, Inc. | P.O. Box 270292   West Allis, Wisconsin 53227 USA | E-mail us at: info@wisconsinscottish.org

Cultural Area  

(2019 attractions/presentations coming soon)

The Cultural Area is located in the air-conditioned Arena at the Expo Center.

You'll find all kinds of Celtic demonstrations and exhibits from clothing, design and crafting to fencing, dancing and history!

2018 Cultural Area

Attractions:

  • Scottish Country Dancers - Performing on Saturday and Sunday in the Bark River Room at 12:30 pm and 3:30 pm.

  • The Sport of Scottish Curling

  • Spinning - Demonstrating spinning on a wheel or a drop spindle

  • Celtic Cables - Knitted examples of the cable patterns and knitted sweaters

  • Celtic Knotwork - See the artist work her magic from beginning to end

  • Welsh Castle - Welsh culture, language and activities for children

  • Genealogy - Using Ancestry you can look up Native American, military and much more

  • John Edward Radcliffe - Author who wrote three books, with a display of the Scottish Isles

  • Scottish, Irish, and Ulster Ireland Genealogy

  • Display of 18th Century Ladies Clothing

  • Outlanders - Inspired by the novels of Diana Gabaldon

  • 42nd Royal Highlanders Costumes

  • Tartan Quilt

  • Julia Lee –Author of "Seven Stones", a young adult story that combines Scottish and Ojibwe cultures.

  • What might have happened if Bonny Prince Charlie won.

  • Models of the Robert Burns Statue in Milwaukee

Presentations

  • Shared relationship between the Highland Clan System and the World of Scouting Movement: Saturday and Sunday at 10am in the Fox River Room

  • Welsh Courtship: Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am in the Fox River Room

  • History of the Robert Burns Statue In Milwaukee: Saturday and Sunday at 12:30 pm in the Fox River Room

  • Researching a Scottish House: Saturday at 2:00 pm in the Fox River Room

  • Advanced Scottish Genealogy: Sunday at 2:00 pm in the Fox River Room

  • Maestro Paul Macdonald - Seminar on weapons and swordsmanship: Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 pm in the Fox River Room

  • Maestro Paul Macdonald - Rob Roy the man, the legend! Saturday and Sunday at 4:00 pm in the Fox River Room