EVENTS for 2014

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Sydney Society for Scottish History (SSSH) meetings
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The monthly meeting of the SSSH is on the third Thursday evening of each month starting at 7:30pm.

======== Commemoration of the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn ========
======================== Year of Homecoming Scotland =======================
April 23
Funeral - Malcolm David Broun OAM QC
11:30am
Camellia Chapel, Macquarie Park Crematorium, Cnr Delhi & Plassey Roads, Macquarie Park, NSW


April 18 - 19
Maclean Highland Gathering
Maclean, NSW
http://www.macleanhighlandgathering.com.au/
April 25
Anzac Day - The Scottish act of remembrance
National
Contact Nea MacCulloch for Sydney information
treasurer {a} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
May 2 - 4


Australian Celtic Festival
Glen Innes, NSW
http://www.australiancelticfestival.com/
May 22
POSTPONED - Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
vspcc {at} pip.com.au
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
May 24
Berry Celtic Festival
Berry, NSW
http://www.berryrotary.org.au/#!celtic-festival/c1syc
May 30 - June 1
Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival
Wingham, NSW
http://www.manninghistorical.org/
June 10
Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
June 22
Battle of Bannockburn celebrations - at our own Aussie Bannockburn
Bannockburn, Geelong, Victoria
http://www.battleofbannockburn2014.com.au/
June 23 - 24
Battle of Bannockburn, near Stirling, Scotland
On 23 and 24 June 1314, Robert the Bruce faced King Edward II at Bannockburn, near Stirling. The Scots army was outnumbered almost three to one. It was was a significant Scottish victory, one of the most decisive battles of the First War of Scottish Independence, and remains one of the iconic cornerstones in the history of Scotland.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bannockburn/
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June 23 -
July 1



Mon 23 June



Tue 24 June


Fri 27 June


Sat 28 June


28 - 30 June


Sun 29 June

Mon 30 June


Mon 30 June

Tue 1 July


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Scottish Heritage Celebrations 2014, Sydney, NSW
Check back here and the SAHC newsletter for more details and bookings.
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au

 7:00pm - Lecture: 'Between romance and history: the Scotangle' Stewarts in love and war in late Medieval Scotland, England and France' by Prof. Michael Bennett, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Mitchell theatre, 280 Pitt St, Sydney, NSW

 7:00pm - Lecture and dinner: 'Bannockburn: the battle, the legend' by Dr Matthew Golzier, Iconic Room, Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney, NSW

 7:00pm - Bannockburn Dinner Dance, Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW

 2:00pm - Scottish Independence Forum, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Mitchell theatre, 280 Pitt St, Sydney

 Grand Australasian Highland Dancing Championships, Newington College, Stanmore, NSW
      https://www.facebook.com/GrandAustralasianChampionshipsOfAustralia

 10:00am - Kirkin' o' the Tartan, Hunter Baillie Memorial Presbyterian Church, Annandale, NSW

 12 noon - Scottish Australian Cairn Ceremony (cairn inspection and light lunch) - Rawson Park, Cross St, Mosman, Sydney

 6:30pm - A Bannockburn themed lecture - TBA

 12 noon - Celebrate National Tartan Day - Tartan Day lunch, NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St, Sydney

http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
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July 5 - 6
Aberdeen Highland Games
Aberdeen, NSW
http://www.aberdeenhighlandgames.com/
July 17
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
vspcc {at} pip.com.au
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
July 25 - 28
International Highland Dancing Championships
Niagara Park, NSW
http://www.ihdfa.org.au/
August 2
Calum's Ceilidh
2pm, Epping Uniting Church, Oxford St, Epping, NSW
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
August 18
Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
August 21
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
vspcc {at} pip.com.au
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
September 6
Central Coast Gathering of the Clans
Norah Heads Sports Ground, Norah Heads, NSW
http://www.gatheringoftheclans.weebly.com/
September 9
Battle of Flodden, Northumberland, England
On 9 September 1513, the battle was fought in Northumberland, England, between a Scots army under King James IV and an English army. It was an English victory. In terms of troop numbers, it was the largest battle fought between the two Kingdoms. James IV was killed in the battle, becoming the last monarch from the British Isles to suffer such a death, along with 12,000 Scots at the least, including 'the best gentlemen and "flower of Scotland."'
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Flodden/
September 11
Battle of Stirling Bridge, Stirling, Scotland
On 11 September 1297, the forces of Andrew Moray and William Wallace defeated the English forces near Stirling on the River Forth.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Stirling_Bridge/
September 18
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
vspcc {at} pip.com.au
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
September 20
Clans on the Coast Celtic Festival
Nelson Bay, NSW
http://www.clansonthecoast.com/
October 11
Canberra Highland Gathering
Kett Street, Kambah, Canberra, ACT
http://www.gathering.canberracollegepipesdrums.org/
October 12
Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
TBA, Canberra, ACT
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
October 16
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
vspcc {at} pip.com.au
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
November 20
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
vspcc {at} pip.com.au
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
November 30
St Andrews Day celebrations
National
St Andrew's Day, 30 November, is the fast day of St Andrew, the Patron Saint of Scotland.
http://www.scotland.org/celebrate-scotland/st-andrews-day
November 30
St Andrews Day - Kirkin' o' the Tartan & Emirates Airlines raffle draw
10:00am - Kirkin' o' the Tartan, St Stephen's Uniting Church, Macquarie St, Sydney
About 11:30am - March of the Clans, from the corner of Martin Place and Macquarie St, Sydney
12 noon - Tartan Flash Mob and Emirates Airlines raffle draw, Hyde Park, Sydney
frankdavidson {at} bigpond.com
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
December 8
Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney, NSW
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
December 18
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
vspcc {at} pip.com.au
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
December 31
Hogmanay celebrations
National
http://www.scotland.org/celebrate-scotland/hogmanay
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January 24
Burns night - Celebrating the Bard's 255th birthday
Grand Dining Room, Castlereagh Boutique Hotel, Sydney, NSW
Annual celebration of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns (25 January 1759 - 21 July 1796)

Come and celebrate Scotland's Bard's birthday with friends in Sydney

http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
January 25
Robert Burns' 255th birthday
International
Annual celebration of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns (25 January 1759 - 21 July 1796)
http://www.scotland.org/celebrate-scotland/burns-night
January 26
Australia Day Celtic Festival
10am - 5:30pm, Bradfield Park (under the Sydney Harbour Bridge - north end)
The Celtic Nations celebrating Australia Day - Celtic Council of Australia
Recognition Ceremony for Clan Donald Commissioner NSW & ACT, Mr Lachie Macdonald
http://www.celticcouncil.org.au/
January 31
Lachlan Macquarie birthday dinner
7 for 7:30pm, The Womens Club, 4th Floor, 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Speaker: TBA
Topic: TBA
Dress: Black tie/kilts
February 13 - 15
National Multicultural Festival
Canberra City, ACT
A weekend of colour, culture, festivities, food & drink, fun
http://www.multiculturalfestival.com.au/

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