EVENTS for 2012 (Archive)

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

January 25 Burns Supper
Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh Street, Sydney
January 26 Australia Day Celtic Festival
Bradford Park, Milsons Point, North Sydney
http://www.celticcouncil.org.au/
January 31 Lachlan Maccquarie Birthday dinner
The Women's Club, 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Speaker: Her Excellency Marie Bashir, Governor of NSW
Topic: "Macquarie the Man"
Dress: Black tie/kilts
February 10-12 Canberra National Multicultural Festival
http://multiculturalfestival.com.au/
February 16 Sydney, NSW - Celtic Thunder Live, Acer Arena
March 25 Bathurst, NSW - The Scots School Highland Gathering
http://www.scots.nsw.edu.au/highland-gathering
April 31 Bundanoon, NSW - Brigadoon - The Bundanoon Highland Gathering>
http://www.brigadoon.net.au/
May 3-6 Glen Innes, NSW - 20th Australian Celtic Festival
Year of Galacia & Brittany
http://www.australiancelticfestival.com/
May 26 Berry, NSW - The Berry Celtic Festival
Berry Showground. 9:30am street parade
http://www.berrycelticfestival.org.au/
May 31 - June 3 Wingham, NSW - The Seventh Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival
Presented by Manning Valley Historical Society at Wingham Oval
http://www.manninghistorical.org/BonnieWingham.htm/
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June 22 - July 1 SAHC SCOTTISH HERITAGE WEEK 2012
June 22 Bannockburn Dinner Dance
Ryde-Eastwood Leagues Club
117 Ryedale Rd, West Ryde
June 23 Lecture 'The Lost Kingdom of the Isles' David Caldwell (SSSH)
The Chapel, The Scots Kirk, 44 Margaret St, Sydney
June 24 Lecture 'The Battle of Bannockburn' David Caldwell (SSSH)
--- BY INVITATION ONLY ---
June 25 Lecture 'The Present State of Scotland' David Caldwell (SSSH)
Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
June 26 Lecture 'The Lewis Chessmen' David Caldwell (SSSH)
History House, 133 Macquarie St, Sydney
June 27 Inspection of the Scotland Australia Cairn, Mosman
Rawson Park, Alexander Ave, Mosman
June 28 Lecture 'The Rough Wooing' David Caldwell (SSSH)
Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
June 29 Parliamentary luncheon
NSW Parliament House, Macquarie St, Sydney
June 30 Forum 'Should Scotland Regain its Independence?'
Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
June 30 Highland Society of NSW Social
Bankstown Scottish Association Hall, Weigand Ave, Bankstown
July 1 Kirkin' o' the Tartan
Hunter Baillie Presbyterian Church, Cnr Johnson & Collins Sts, Annandale
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July 7 Aberdeen, NSW - Aberdeen Highland Games
Jefferson Park, Aberdeen
http://www.aberdeenhighlandgames.com/
July 21 Battle of Falkirk lunch (22 July 1298 - Edward I vs Wallace) - Scottish House
Jubilee Room, Granville RSL, 5 Memorial Drive, Granville
http://www.scottishhouse.org.au/events.htm ; E: info {at} scottishhouse.org.au
August 4 Callum's Ceilidh
2:15pm, Uniting Church Hall, 40 Oxford Street, Epping
August 25 Gathering of the Clans, Toukley
Norah Head Sportsground, Lawson St, Norah Head
http://gatheringoftheclans.weebly.com/
September
14 - 15
Clans on the Coast, Nelson Bay
Tomaree Sports Complex, Nelson Bay Rd, Nelson Bay, NSW
http://www.clansonthecoast.com/
October 6 Canberra Highland Gathering
Kambah Oval, Kett St, Kambah, Canberra, ACT
http://www.canberracollegepipesdrums.org/
October 18 Sydney Society for Scottish History
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
October 25 & 26
Celtic Studies Conference
Medieval Celtic Law Texts: a Framework for Scholarly, Legal and Social Development
University of Sydney, Sydney
http://sydney.edu.au/arts/celtic_studies/about/news/index.shtml
November 4 Castle Hill Highland Gathering
Castle Hill Showground, Doran Drive, Castle Hill, NSW
http://www.sydneyhillsaustralia.com.au/events/default.asp?id=5
November 15 Sydney Society for Scottish History
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
December 2
St Andrews Day celebrations, Kirkin' o' the Tartan
9:30am for 10am, St Stephen's Uniting Church, Macquarie St, Sydney
followed by:
* Clan march to Hyde Park
* Flash Tartan Mob picnic
* Highland Dancing exposition with Piper

DRAWING of the EMIRATES New Zealand trip raffle

December 7 Combined Scottish Societies of NSW
Ermington Community Hall, River Road, Ermington, Sydney
7.30pm to 11.00pm, Dress Highland / Suit, BYO drinks
George Milton ph 9424 4943 or email hughes_32@optusnet.com.au
December 20 Sydney Society for Scottish History
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
December 31
Hogmanay
International
Scottish traditional New Year's celebration
http://www.rampantscotland.com/know/blknow12.htm

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