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A musical journey through time that takes the audience to the Scottish Highlands.


Bagpipes and drums deliver impressive show moments that give you goosebumps. The audience experiences the raw and mystical nature of the Highlands up close!  Great singers and musicians give an insight into the Scottish musical tradition and provide magical moments and unforgettable emotions.

Classics such as 'Auld Lang Syne', 'Amazing Grace' and 'Skye Boat Song' are presented live in an unforgettable light, video and music show.

Immerse yourself in Scottish history for an evening. Feel the Scottish soul and let the melodies take you to the Highlands with its moors, rivers and lochs, lonely valleys and castle ruins that tell endless stories.


The storyline of the show

Dougie Cunningham
Dougie Cunningham

Scotland in the 1930s: young Dougie Cunningham inherits a set of Great Highland Bagpipes from his grandfather Kelvin, a former piper with the legendary Scots Guards.

 


Dougie Cunningham at the grave
Dougie Cunningham at the grave

At the grave of his beloved relative the young Scot vows to uphold and honour the tradition, to learn this instrument which has been such a deeply meaningful symbol of his homeland for hundreds of years, and so to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps.

But life - particularly for young men - is not just about learning, and one day he meets the beautiful Caitlin, and quickly falls in love with her.


Caitlin and Dougie
Caitlin and Dougie

Their fragile young love is put to the test: Caitlin’s parents emigrate to the distant shores of Canada, taking Caitlin with them. Dougie stays behind alone, and pours all his energy into learning the Highland pipes, 


Kelvin Cunningham with the Scots Guards
Kelvin Cunningham with the Scots Guards

but dark clouds are appearing on the horizon, storms are brewing, pushing the world towards a terrible war - the future becomes very uncertain. Dougie, inspired by the many stories of his brave fellow Scots fighting together in the Scots Guards, enlists in the legendary regiment and is sent to the battlefront.


The Story of the Highland Saga Show on Video