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Ceud Měle Fŕilte
(A Hundred Thousand Welcomes)

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A celebration of Scots heritage and culture in Australia

Bookings are essential. Please download and return the completed booking sheet and make your payment as per the instructions on it:
Click here to download the Scottish Week Booking Sheet

For more information please contact us via email
(We can reply to your enquiries while we are travelling attending the many Scottish events over the next few weeks)

Programme: Friday 29 June to Saturday 7 July 2018

Honoured Guest – Grant Guthrie Davidson of Davidston and Madam Davidson
Theme: History, Heritage and Archaeology of Scots in Australia

Fri 29 June:  Welcome at the Castlereagh hotel
                        Lecture: "The Elightenment: The Library" by Paul Brunton OAM,
                        Emeritus Archivist, State Library of NSW
Sat 30 June:  Burns Themed Scottish Dinner, Castlereagh Hotel
Sun 1 July:    Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan, Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Annandale
                        and the Clans and Families Forum, including a speaker from Ancestry on DNA
Mon 2 July:   Joadja, NSW, shale mine excursion, constructed 1878 by Scottish families
                        (places are limited, so please book early)
Tue 3 July:    Scotland-Australia Cairn, Mosman - Annual inspection and report to Scotland
Wed 4 July:   Parliamentary Lunch in remembrance of Tartan Day
Thu 5 July:    Walking tour of Sydney - Scottish-Australian highlights from Circular Quay to
                        Hyde Park Barracks
                        Lecture: "The 'Long Seige' of Candia (1648-69): the Knights of St John, a Venetian
                        Protectorate, the Ottoman Empire and a Scottish Regiment"
                        by Dr Matthew Glozier, President, Sydney Society of Scottish History
Fri 6 July:      Address by Grant Davidson of Davidston, Chief of Clan Davidson, Luncheon
                        The 18-Footer Sailing Club, Double Bay
Sat 7 July:      Aberdeen Highland Games.

[1 May 2018]

SAHC Membership renewal 2018
It is time to renew your membership. We value your continuing support for Scottish culture and heritage in Australia.
Download one of the forms that is relevant to you, i.e. save it to your PC, fill it in, attach it to your email to, and make your payment as per the instructions on the form.

For Individuals, Families and Students please use the following form:
Click here to download the Individuals, Families and Students Membership Form for 2018

For Organisations (Clans and Family Societies, Associations) please use the following form:
Click here to download the Organisations (Clans and Families, Associations) Membership Form for 2018
SAHC April 2018 newsletter has been sent
Members should have received their April 2018 newsletter now.
Please contact the Membership Secretary if you have not received your newsletter:

[24 April 2018]

Have you seen our Frequently Asked Questions?

We have posted some information for you at the FAQ tab about:
* Australia Tartan
* Scottish Australian flag
* Who can call themselves a 'Laird', 'Lord' or 'Lady'? (about souvenir plots of land schemes)
* Can I fly the Royal Arms of Scotland (the “Lion Rampant”)?
* Who wears what feathers?
* Legend of the Saltire
* Wearing a tartan sash
* Flowers of the Forest
* What are the jurisdictions of the heraldic authorities?
* The galley in Scottish heraldry
* "Edwin Clement Hosking (1896-1966) - singer, teacher, folklorist" by John Coombs (revised)

[19 May 2016]

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