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Major General Sir Hector MacDonald

10. August 2011

Major General Sir Hector MacDonald

    The Clan Donald Society of the Highlands and Islands Comann Chlann Dòmhnaill na Gaidhealtachd ìs nan Eilean     A TOUR To celebrate the life and times of our National Hero Major General Sir Hector Macdonald (1853-1903) Saturday 27th August 2011       10am – Meet at the Hector Macdonald monument, Mulbuie [...]

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The Battle of Harlaw: Clan Currie

12. July 2011

2011 Clan Currie Gathering  July 22-24, 2011 Edinburgh, Scotland  Join The Clan Currie Society in Edinburgh, Scotland for their 2011 Clan Gathering. Activities include the unveiling of a new commemorative stone at the Scottish Writers Museum on Friday, July 22 followed by a Clan Dinner at the Royal Scots Club.   On Saturday, July 23, [...]

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The Battle of Harlaw 1411

12. July 2011

Clan Donald Commemorates Battle Of Harlaw The Battle of Harlaw (Scottish Gaelic: Cath Gairbheach) was a Scottish clan battle fought on 24 July 1411 just north of Inverurie in Aberdeenshire. It was one of a series of battles fought during the Middle Ages between the barons of northeast Scotland against those from the west coast. [...]

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Battle of Culloden Commemoration – 16th April 2011

7. March 2010

   Clan Donald Stone, Culloden Battlefield, Inverness   The Battle of Culloden by William Topaz McGonagall; The Highland army was drawn up in three lines in grand array, All eager for the fray in April the 16th day, Consisting of the Athole Brigade, who made a grand display On the field of Culloden on that [...]

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Hogmanay 2010 Edinburgh: Attention All Clans

9. December 2009

Hogmanay 2010 Edinburgh: Attention All Clans

The Worlds Best New Year Celebrations! Attention All Clans – Scotland is the place to party! Enjoy Scotland’s world famous Hogmanay celebrations with a variety of events across the country. Edinburgh leads the celebrations with the Torchlight Procession starts proceedings on the 29th December and leads us into a host of new events from the [...]

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St Andrew’s Day: Celebrations

10. November 2009

St Andrew’s Day: Celebrations

St Andrew’s Day: Celebrated by Scots around the world on 30th November every year. Saint Andrew is the Patron Saint of Scotland and St Andrew’s Day is Scotland’s official national day. The Scottish flag is the Cross of St Andrew, also known as the Saltire, and is widely displayed as a symbol of national identity. [...]

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The Royal National Mòd 2009

6. October 2009

The Royal National Mòd 2009

Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail 2009- Oban- 9 -17th October Opening Ceremony at Corran Halls Oban Friday 9th October – 7.30pm The Royal National Mòd is organised by An Comunn Gàidhealach (The Highland Association) which was founded in Oban in 1891 and has HM The Queen as it’s Patron. It is Scotland’s premier festival celebrating it’s [...]

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Inverness Hosts Scotlands Global Impact Conference & 3-Day Carnival

15. September 2009

Inverness Hosts  Scotlands Global Impact Conference & 3-Day Carnival

 Homecoming in The Highlands   22nd – 24th October: At Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. At Inverness this October, more than 30 leading historians from half-a-dozen countries, will come together in Inverness to discuss and debate Scotland’s impact across the globe and to contest that our small nation did indeed change the world! Scotland’s Global Impacts to [...]

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Pitlochry Highland Games: September 12th 2009

6. September 2009

Pitlochry Highland Games: September 12th 2009

Pitlochry Highland Games The Pitlochry Highland Games were one of the first re-established in Scotland, in 1852, Being one of the very last Highland Games of a long Season, Pitlochry Highland Games hosts the finals of a number of competitions including: Pipe Bands , Solo Piping, Highland Dancing ,Tossing the Caber , Throwing the Hammer, [...]

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The Blas Festival: Celebrating The Highlands 4th – 12th September

24. August 2009

The Blas Festival: Celebrating The Highlands 4th – 12th September

The Blas Festival: An exciting festival of gaelic music and culture throughout the Highlands of Scotland. The Blas Festival has been devised by The Highland Council in partnership with Fèisean nan Gàidheal and the Promoters Arts Network. The Highland Council has contracted Fèisean nan Gàidheal to work with PAN and others to develop this festival [...]

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