EVENTS for 2013 (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 14 Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
Sydney Mechanics' School School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
January 17
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
January 25 Burns night - Celebrating the Bard's 254th birthday
International
Annual celebration of Scotland's national poet Robert Burns (25 January 1759 - 21 July 1796)
Come and celebrate with friends and the Council in Sydney
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 dinner (in the presence of Her Excellency The Governor of NSW)
7 for 7:30pm, The Womens Club, 4th Floor, 179 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Speaker: Dr Matthew Glozier, History Master Sydney Grammar School
Topic: "Aspects of Macquarie's military career"
Dress: Black tie/kilts
February 8-10
National Multicultural Festival
Canberra City, ACT
A weekend of colour, culture, festivities, food & drink, fun
http://www.multiculturalfestival.com.au/
February 14 Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
Sydney Mechanics' School School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
February 21 Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
March 2-3
Geelong Highland Gathering
Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, Geelong, Victoria
Two full day of Scottish family fun with pipe bands, dancing displays, Clans and more
http://www.geelonghighlandgathering.org.au/
March 21
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
April 6 Bundanoon 36th Highland Gathering
Bundanoon, NSW
Australia's largest Scottish gathering with a full day of entertainment and activities including pipe bands, Scottish dancing, Clan village, stalls and much more-a great Scottish day out
http://www.brigadoon.net.au/
April 15 Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
April 18 Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
April 25 Anzac Day - The Scottish act of remembrance
National
Contact Nea MacCulloch for information
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
May 2 - 5


May 3

May 4






May 5
Australian Celtic Festival – The year of the Scots
Glen Innes, NSW
http://www.australiancelticfestival.com/
 6:30pm - Scottish Ball
 7:30pm - Concert to Celebrate the Year of Scotland
 5:45am - Piper in the mist, Standing Stones
 9:30am - Festival parade, Grey Street
 3:30pm - Guardians ceremony, Standing Stones
 6:00pm - Scottish BBQ, Glen Innes showground
 6:00pm - SAHC Celtic Festival Commissioners' dinner, New Tattersalls Hotel
 6:00pm - Australian Celtic Awards dinner, Glen Innes and District Services Club
 7:00pm - Sapphire concert, Standing Stones
11:55am - Celtic Awards announcements and presentations, Standing Stones
12 noon - Kirkin' o' the Tartan, Standing Stones
12:30pm - Parade of Tartans, Clan roll call, Stone laying ceremony
 1:00pm - Massed Pipe Bands, Standing Stones
May 16 Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
May 25 Berry Celtic Festival
Berry, NSW
http://www.berrycelticfestival.org.au/
May 31 -
June 2


May 31

June 1

June 2
Bonnie Wingham Scottish Festival
Wingham, NSW
http://www.manninghistorical.org/
 7:00pm - Single Malt Whisky tasting, Wingham Services Club
 7:30pm - Family Dance, Wingham Memorial Town Hall
 9:30am - Street parade
 6:30pm - Scottish Ball
 7:30am - Thanksgiving Service, Blessing of Banners, BBQ, Wingham Riverside Reserve
10:00am - Colloquium of Clan and Celtic association Leaders, Tellers Restaurant
 2:00pm - Scottish Concert, Wingham Memorial Town Hall
June 11-14
Eighth Australian Conference of Celtic Studies
University of Sydney, Sydney
http://sydney.edu.au/arts/celtic_studies/about/news/index.shtml
June 17 Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
June 24 Battle of Bannockburn occurred on this date in Scotland on 24 June 1314
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
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June 27 -
July 1


Thu 27 June

Thu 27 June



Fri 28 June


Fri 28 June


Sat 29 June


Sun 30 June

Sun 30 June


Mon 1 July

Mon 1 July



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Scottish Week 2013 - check back here and the SAHC newsletter for details and bookings.
Click here for the 2013 Booking Sheet in a new Window/Tab
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
11:30am for Noon - Mosman Cairn ceremony, Rawson Park, Mosman, NSW

 6:30pm - Lecture: 'The Forman armorial (made for Mary Queen of Scots in 1563) the development of Scottish dynastic propaganda' by Dr Katie Stevenson, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Mitchell theatre, Sydney

 1:30pm - Lecture: '˜Loss, Legacy and Commemoration: Flodden 500' by Dr Katie Stevenson, History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney

 7:00pm - Scottish Tartan Dinner Dance, Ryde/Eastwood Leagues Club, 117 Rydale Rd, West Ryde, NSW

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

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

 2:30pm - Lecture: '˜Bannockburn: The battle and its legacy' by Dr Katie Stevenson, Greenwich, NSW (by invitation of SSSH)

12 noon - NSW Parliamentary Scottish Lunch, NSW Parliament House, Sydney

 6:30pm - Lecture: 'Reflections of Scotland: On life, academia and Scottish history in present day Scotland' by Dr Katie Stevenson, Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, Sydney

http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
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July 6 Aberdeen Highland Games
Aberdeen, NSW
http://www.aberdeenhighlandgames.com/
July 21 Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
August 3
Calum's Ceilidh
Epping Uniting Church, Oxford St, Epping, NSW
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
August 3
Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting
Following the Ceilidh
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
August 18
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
August 31
Central Coast Gathering of the Clans
Norah Heads Sports Ground, Norah Heads, NSW
http://www.wyong.nsw.gov.au/my-community/events/clanstogather/
September
7 - 8


September 7
September 8
Battle of Flodden 500th Anniversary Commemoration event: Wingham, NSW
Click here for the brochure (opens in a new Window/Tab)
 6:30pm - Gala Scottish Dinner, Guest speaker: Prof. Sybil Jack, Wingham Services Club
 9:30am - Commemoration service, St Andrews Presbyterian Church
 2:00pm - Grand Scottish Concert, Wingham Catholic Church
http://www.manninghistorical.org/
September 9
Battle of Flodden, 500th Anniversary, occurred on this date in Scotland on 9 September 1513
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
September 11
Battle of Stirling Bridge commemoration
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 15
Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
September 21 Clans on the Coast Celtic Festival
Nelson Bay, NSW
http://www.clansonthecoast.com/
September 21 Governor-General's Centenary Family Picnic Day at Government House, Canberra, ACT
Wear your tartan reflecting the contribution that the Scots made to the development of Canberra over the past 100 years
http://www.gg.gov.au/media-release/governor-generals-centenary-family-picnic-day
October 12
Canberra Highland Gathering
Kett Street, Kambah, Canberra, ACT
http://www.canberracollegepipesdrums.org/highland-gathering-2013.aspx
October 14
Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting - All welcome
Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney
info {at} scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au
October 20 Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
October 25 Celtic Council of Australia Honours Dinner
Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club, Ryde, NSW
http://www.celticcouncil.org.au/
November 1 Celtic Foundation: Prof. Anders Ahlqvist final lecture
1pm, Room 325, Woolley Building, University of Sydney
November 3 Combined Scottish Societies of NSW Highland Gathering
Castle Hill, NSW
November 17 Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
November 23 SAHC Planning Day
Location in Sydney TBA
November 24
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
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
November 30
St Andrews Day celebrations
National
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/
December 9 Scottish Australian Heritage Council committee meeting & dinner - All welcome
Castlereagh Hotel, 169 Castlereagh St, Sydney
December 15 Sydney Society for Scottish History
For details of the presentation see the link at top of this calendar
Greenwich, Sydney
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/docs/sssh.pdf
December 31
Hogmanay celebrations
National
http://www.scottishaustralianheritagecouncil.com.au/

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