About 63 Percent Scottish

This podcast is about exploring Scotland's past, present and future. This show was developed for anyone with an interest in Scottish history, culture or food, no matter whether you're from the United States, Canada, Australia, Caithness, Lewis, Glasgow or Dunfermline.

Every other week, we speak with top-notch journalists, best-selling authors, podcasters and distinguished academics about everything from Wallace and whisky to Irn-Bru and independence. 

We are supported through promotional partnerships with the St. Andrew's Society of Toronto, the Scottish Society of Ottawa, the St. Andrew's Society of Los Angeles, the St. Andrew's Society of Winnipeg, the Clans and Scottish Societies of Canada, the Singapore St. Andrew's Society, the St. Andrew's Society of the State of New York and Chicago Scots

Our episodes are available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and wherever you listen to podcasts. All episodes are also available on The Scottish Banner - the premier publication for Scottish people and those of Scottish heritage in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States.

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EP 14: "Scottish Community - Everyone Welcome" with John Sawyer from the St. Andrew's Society of Toronto
February 20, 202400:34:4822.31 MB

EP 14: "Scottish Community - Everyone Welcome" with John Sawyer from the St. Andrew's Society of Toronto

If you're a listener of 63 Percent Scottish then I have to imagine you have *some* interest in Scotland, Scottish things or the like. If you don't live in Scotland - and most people with Scottish heritage don't! - and even if you don't have Scottish genetic heritage, you may be ...

Five Fast Questions with Océane Lopez
February 13, 202400:09:116.34 MB

Five Fast Questions with Océane Lopez

We asked educator, researcher and Instagrammer Océane Lopez five questions and challenged her to answer each in one minute or less. Here are the questions: What is the greatest similarity between Scotland and France? What is the greatest difference between Scotland and France? If you had to have co...

EP 13: "Mary Queen of Scots" with Océane Lopez
February 06, 202400:35:4523.61 MB

EP 13: "Mary Queen of Scots" with Océane Lopez

The simple story of Mary, Queen of Scots, is that she was born royal, killed her husband, was driven from Scotland and died after spending half her life in prison. But, if that story was the whole story, we wouldn't be talking about her - or making glitzy Holywood movies about her - 400+ years...