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TARTAN Day, commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath on April 6, 1320, and will be celebrated throughout Angus from Friday, March 29, to Sunday, April 7.

Why not come along to one of the many Tartan Day Scotland events taking place in Carnoustie and Monifieth?

20120406- Declaration Commemoration by members of Arbroath Abbey Timethemes. Arbroath Abbey was the scene of one of the most significant events in Scottish history. On 6 April 1320, the Scottish Declaration of Independence was signed by the assembled Scottish nobility in Arbroath Abbey, when the Scots declared their nationhood and right to self-government. ''"Andy Thompson Photography", '"Copyright Andy Thompson Photography", '"No use without payment", '"www.atimages.com",

20120406- Declaration Commemoration by members of Arbroath Abbey Timethemes. Arbroath Abbey was the scene of one of the most significant events in Scottish history. On 6 April 1320, the Scottish Declaration of Independence was signed by the assembled Scottish nobility in Arbroath Abbey, when the Scots declared their nationhood and right to self-government. ''"Andy Thompson Photography", '"Copyright Andy Thompson Photography", '"No use without payment", '"www.atimages.com",

They are as follows:

Saturday, March 23:

11 a.m., Highland Dancing competition, Gerard Hall, Monifieth (£3).

Friday, March 29 to Sunday, 
April 7:

Spot The Thistle Window Competition.

Question sheets available from Carnoustie shops

‘So You Think You Know Scotland?’ quiz.

Question sheets available from Carnoustie shops.

Haggis Hunt.

Monifieth Library (free) - find the haggis and make a Scottish word.

Friday, March 29 to Monday April 1:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Easter Trail.

Monikie Country Park (£1). A self led trail for all the family.

Sunday, March 31:

1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Tartan Day Fun Day.

Monifieth Tennis Club. Prize for the best tartan outfit.

Monday, April 1:

2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tartan Teddies.

Crombie Country Park. All teddies must wear tartan!

Tuesday April 2:

10.30 a.m. and 2 p.m., Bookbug Storytime.

Monifieth Library (free). Traditional songs and rhymes.

Wednesday, April 3:

10.15 a.m. and 2 p.m., Tartan Bookbug.

Carnoustie Library (free). Traditional songs and rhymes.

10.30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Toddler Bookbug.

Monifieth Library (free). Traditional songs and rhymes.

7.30 p.m., Tartan Spirit Fashion Show and Dinner.

Carnoustie Golf Hotel (£25). Delicious three-course meal followed by a fashion show. For tickets, call 01241 411979.

Friday, April 5:

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tayroots Family History Day.

Discovery Point, Dundee (free). An event devoted to family and local history. To book a place in one of the workshops, call 01307 473226.

11 a.m. 11.40 a.m., Scottish Storytime.

Carnoustie Library (free). Selection of stories by Scottish authors.

Saturday, April 6:

9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Angus Farmers Market.

Montrose High Street. Sample and buy delicious local produce.

10 a.m. to 12 noon, Tartan Day Parade and Fayre.

Carnoustie High Street.

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monifieth Beach Clean.

Monifieth Beach. Beach clean and fun family activities.

13.20 p.m., Signing of the Declaration of Arbroath. A commemoration.

Arbroath Abbey (free). Reconstruction of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath.

Sunday, April 7:

10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Free Wullie.

Monikie Country Park (£5.50). Not for the faint hearted!

For more information on these events and the many other events happening throughout Angus, visit www.tartandayscotland.comwww.tartandayscotland.com or pick up an events guide.