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:
Centrum Rehabilitacji, Edukacji i Opieki TPD "Helenów"
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.
Supporting Iskierka Foundation
The St Andrew’s Foundation has confirmed that part of the net proceeds from the St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball 2015 will go to support the childrens’ charity Iskierka Foundation. The Iskierka Foundation supports children suffering from cancer – you can learn more about them on our charities page. The Iskierka…
Don’t miss a step!
Learn to dance with Stanley Baxter! With the Ball fast approaching you can learn Scottish Country Dancing the Stanley Baxter way in this hilarious sketch by the well known Scottish comedian: Don’t have your tickets? Only a few remaining – reserve now! If you haven’t already got your tickets for…
Tickets selling fast!
RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW Tickets for the St Andrews Caledonian Charity Ball at the Warsaw Marriott on Saturday 28 November 2015. If you’d like to snap up some of the limited remaining tickets, please reserve now! At the Ball you can look forward to: welcome reception with free bars dinner…
Get in training!
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 now!
Reserve your tickets or tables for the 2015 St Andrews Caledonian Ball by emailing us at [email protected] or by using the reservation form.
St Andrews Foundation Registered
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!
St Andrew’s Caledonian Charity Ball 2015 – Programme
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…
Polish-Scottish Royal Connections
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…
Haggis critically endangered!
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…
Take the floor…
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…