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Flowers of the Forest

It is with a sad heart that we farewell members of our Scottish family.  Council's condolences have been passed onto the family and Clan of:
- Alister Davidson of Davidston, Chief of the Name and Arms of Davidson, CyC (1924 - 2014)

- The Most Hon. Charles Kennedy, 8th Marquis of Ailsa, 19th Earl of Cassilis, 21st Lord Kennedy, Baron Ailsa, Chief of the Names and Arms of Kennedy (1956 - 2015)

[21 Feb 2015]


Emirates raffle 2015

The SAHC is delighted that Emirates continues its sponsorship of the SAHC in 2015 with a raffle prize of a return economy trip for one Sydney to Glasgow. But, it doesn't stop there. The SAHC has added to the value of the prize.
The total value of the prize this year is $5,000, including one Emirates economy class return ticket Sydney - Glasgow, 2 nightsí accommodation and $1,000 for spending or put toward another ticket. Prizes are subject to availability.

Thank you Emirates Airlines for your continued support. You have a great baggage allowances.

[21 Feb 2015]


SAHC Emirates Raffle Draw Winner 2014

The Emirates raffle prize was drawn on Sunday 30 November following the St Andrew's Day Kirkin' o' the Tartan in Hyde Park, Sydney at our Highland Flash Mob and picnic.

The winner is S. Neill from Palmerston, ACT, who bought her ticket at the Canberra Highland Games in October 2014.

[5 Dec 2014]

The latest notice for the Sydney Society of Scottish History meeting is available via the calendar page

[1 Jan 2014]

Scottish Week in Sydney will happen in the week of 27 June to 3 July 2015.
Watch this space for details.

Have you seen our Frequently Asked Questions?

We have posted some information for you about:
* Australia Tartan
* Scottish Australian flag
* [updated] Who can call themselves a "Laird", "Lord" or "Lady"? (About souvenir plots of land scams)
* 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

[21 Feb 2015]

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