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The famous dog nobody knows about…

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The famous dog nobody knows about…

Everyone has heard of the story of Greyfriars Bobby. The wee dog in Edinburgh that sat at his owners’ grave for 15 years without moving. He even has a statue and a pub named after him. Though, through all the fame, most people don’t know what breed of dog he is. Well, he’s one of the oldest living breeds in the world, a Skye Terrier. A breed that is said to be over 400 years old and has held court with queens and royalty.  They were the preferred breed of Queen Victoria and Mary Queen of Scots was said to...

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How many Perogies can you eat before passing out? A lot as it turns out!

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How many Perogies can you eat before passing out?  A lot as it turns out!

'If you're going to be chittering with the cold you might as well do it whilst drinking alcohol and looking at some darn pretty architecture'

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Wedding in The Woods - That's Amore

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Wedding in The Woods - That's Amore

Think about it. A wedding day is such a rush.  Up, washed, church, photos, buffet speeches, cake, dance, drink, drunk, kebab,home.

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2018 Trade Show

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The Scotland's Trade Fair has become a staple for Urban Pirate since our first outing in 2011. Every January we build a small art installation to showcase the newest designs available to stockists. We've had a gentleman's living-room, a whisky distillery, a forest even a viking ship! For 2018 we decided to go back to basics and strip the space back to create our own Urban Pirate shop. What better way to show how awesome the t-shirts look in their shop when they look like they're in an actual shop. Trade shows are also a great way to get a...

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Urban Pirates’ first festival….

Urban Pirates’ first festival….

2017 has been a first for many things….I got married, I slept in a tree house and now I can say that I’ve been to a festival. Yes, despite my many years on this planet, I have never been to a festival. We’re always on the lookout for new events to attend with Urban Pirate and customers kept telling us about great Belladrum is, so we thought ‘why not’.  I’m glad we did because it was probably the funnest event we’ve been to yet. Even the rain midway through didn’t dampen anyone's spirits. Belladrum has been labelled ‘the Glastonbury of...

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