Scottish dating traditions
(Yes, bagpipers hibernate, too.) The city of Glasgow’s police band is practicing for a summer of competition; and in Edinburgh, the famous castle will soon host hundreds of kilted pipers for the annual military parade, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.
While it is not at all unusual to have a wedding during a weekday, it can often be inconvenient for guests. HANDFASTING - TYING THE KNOT Handfasting is an ancient Celtic tradition that involved tying the hands of the betrothed together well in advance of their actual wedding day.
It is similar to an engagement, a time when both parties decide if they really wish to commit.