New Location

After our humble beginnings, and spending more that a year in a cramped space, the time had come to move North of Hadrian’s to a new location.   After an exhaustive search, a location was found.   However, a lot of work was required before it was ready to move in. The work began quickly. […]

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Victoria Highland Games 2015

This May long weekend saw the 152nd Victoria Highland Games.  This was North of Hadrian’s first year at the games as a vendor and based on the incredible welcome we received, it certainly won’t be the last. This year we were proud to partner with local leather worker Rad Juli, enabling NOH to offer sporrans, […]

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Fan Expo Vancouver 2015

In April the lads from NOH made a trip to Vancouver for Fan Expo 2015.  Being big nerds at heart, we were right at home among the thousands of other rabid fans.  They particularly seemed to like the “kilted zombie hunter” T-shirts, and the Transformer logos we were wearing on our sporrans. Kiltmaker Jackson meeting […]

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Robbie Burns 2015

On Jan 24th the lads from North of Hadrian’s were glad to attend the annual Robbie Burns dinner put on by the Victoria Police Pipe Band.  Nearly 500 people were entertained by the pipes, drums, highland dancers, the words of the Bard, and of course by the copious amount of haggis provided by Victoria’s own […]

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Christmas at Hatley Castle

The lads from North of Hadrian’s were in attendance for the Westshore Chamber of Commerce’s annual Christmas at Hatley Castle. And while there, we met a few celebrities.  Next year, we’ll get Santa into a kilt. We were also happy to donate a tartan necktie and infinity scarf for their charity raffle.  

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The smallest kilt we’ve ever made.

What’s the smallest kilt we’ve ever made?  This one.  We think Black Watch Tartan is a natural fit for the dark lord of the Sith.

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The largest kilt we’ve ever made.

Usually it would be in bad form to list a customer’s waist size publicly but this customer is unique and I’m sure he wouldn’t mind; at 81 inches around Stewart is our largest and most unique kiltie to date.

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Give a Pint in Pleats

On Dec. 16, 2014 the lads from North of Hadrian’s took part in the first annual Give a Pint in Pleats event at the Canadian Blood Services unit in Victoria, BC.  This was a way we could literally give of ourselves to help those who are in need over the holiday season.  We plan to […]

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Charitable Kilts

In Nov 2014 we were happy to attend the annual fundraiser for the African Preschools Society, put on by comedian and friend of the shop Johnny Bagpipes.  The purpose of the society is to build and maintain preschools in impoverished rural African villages in order to provide preschool education, nutrition and basic health care in a safe […]

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How to measure for a kilt.

The key to making sure your custom kilt fits properly is to take accurate measurements.  Though it is often easier to have someone measure you, many people end up having to measure themselves.  This guide will show you how to accurately measure yourself to ensure your kilt fits as well as possible. Step 1: Decide […]

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