An Auld Acquaintance

Our Association, founded in Edinburgh in 1966, has enjoyed over 50 years of 

Norwegian-Scottish friendship.

Norwegian Scottish Association 1960s

 Learn more about us in our history pages

I am much indebted to Jorid McQuillan, Gillean Hoehnke, Tordis Small, Sølvi Fleming and Kirsti Dinnis for their kind help and encouragement in preparing these short historical notes. Any errors and omissions are entirely my own. Dr Sally LK Garden (Jul 2011)


Hjertelig Velkommen
 Warm Welcome to NSA

Our Association, which meets in Edinburgh, provides an opportunity for Scots, Norwegians and friends to get together and to celebrate important Norwegian events. Whether you have a family connection with Norway, or just a love of Norwegian or Scottish culture, why not come and join us? Ye'll surely find a 'hearty welcome'!


Norwegian Scottish Association


Did You Know?

Syttende Mai i Edinburgh

Syttende mai i Edinburgh

Edinburgh's Syttende mai parade - the 17th May or Norwegian Constitution Day parade traditionally takes place along the capital's main thoroughfare, Princes Street. At the boom of Edinburgh Castle's 'one o' clock gun', the pigeons fly and the parade begins!