ScotsInPoland.com is the web site of the St Andrew's Foundation, a charitable body established by Scots based in Poland. Our objectives are to:
- promote Scottish culture in Poland
- support selected Polish charities
- run Scottish events such as the annual Caledonian Ball in Warsaw
- promote good relations between Scots and Poles
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Our activities are currently supporting the following childrens' charities:
A charity supporting children with a wide range of disabilities. More information »
Iskierka supports children suffering from cancer. More information »
Donors and Sponsors
We offer our thanks to some of the leading businesses in Poland as well as individual donors and sponsors - their support will help us to deliver to some excellent charitable causes.
There isn''t room to name all our donors and sponsors here, so please visit our donors page to learn more about them.
If you''d like to support us and help selected Polish charities, please contact us.
Get in training for the St Andrews Caledonian Charity Ball at the Warsaw Marriott on Saturday 28 November 2015! Watch this hilarious video by Danny Bhoy on the subject of “drinking like a Scot”:
Reserve your tickets or tables for the 2015 St Andrews Caledonian Ball by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by using the reservation form.
We’re delighted to confirm that we’ve now registered the St Andrews Foundation. You can learn about the Foundation here and the management team here. Many thanks to our sponsors Dentons and Vistra Corporate Services for their assistance in successfully concluding the registration of the Foundation!
We’re aiming to provide a few new attractions for your enjoyment at this year’s St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball at the Marriott Warsaw Hotel on Saturday 28 November 2015. In addition to enjoying the usual Scottish themed dinner and ceilidh, we hope you’ll enjoy a stroll along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile…
Although almost everybody interested in Polish-Scottish relations knows that Bonnie Prince Charlie was a grandson of the Polish king Jan III Sobieski, the knowledge of the fact that there was Scottish blood in the veins of the last Polish king Stanislaw August Poniatowski is rather limited. His grandmother was Catherine…
Scientists at the Highland University in Inverness (HUI) have recently revealed that the wild haggis (haggis scotticus) is critically endangered. Dr Donald McTavish, leader of the wild haggis research programme at the Department of Cryptozoology at HUI, said “we’ve been monitoring wild haggis populations for more than 20 years and…
Are you ready to take the floor for the first dance at the 2015 Caledonian St Andrew’s Ball? The first ceilidh dance will be, as always, the “Gay Gordons”. It’s a farily simple dance, but if you’re new to Scottish country dancing, or if you’re a bit uncertain about the…
After reviewing a number of venue options, we’re delighted to confirm that the 2015 Caledonian St Andrew’s Ball will be held in Warsaw’s Marriott Hotel. The ballroom at the Marriott has been the venue for many past Caledonian Balls and we’re very happy that we’ll be back again on Saturday…
Ever wondered what a Scot wears under his kilt? If you read our last post, you will have learned of the origins of the kilt. In this post we’re going to be a bit more forthcoming and let you into the secret of what is worn under the True Scotsman’s…
We Scots will be wearing our kilts at the Caledonian St Andrew’s Ball in Warsaw on 28 November 2015. If you’re not a Scot (and even if you are!) you may be curious about the origins of our Scottish national dress – all is explained by Michael McIntyre in this…