Coylumbridge, Aviemore, Scotland
September 5-8, 2019
Loch Morlich in the Cairngorms National Park. Photo credit Visit Scotland and photographer Kenny Lam
MacAulays (of all spellings) will gather in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park at the Hilton Coylumbridge, Aviemore on September 5th to 8th in 2019. It will be a time to connect with our fellow MacAulays, make new friends and reacquaint with friends you’ve made at previous Gatherings. Continue reading
If so, now is the time for nominations. Please complete this Nomination Form and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1st. You are welcome to ‘self nominate’. Please note you must be a member of Clan MacAulay Association to serve on the executive.
You read about the cultural twinning between the Clan MacAulay and the Scozzesi Pipe Band from Offida, Italy in the March issue of MacAulay Matters. They have sent us a beautiful gift! Click here to see Scozzesi playing the MacAulay March! Fantastic!
The Clan MacAulay Association Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, September 1, 2018, 2 pm UK at the Commodore Vintage Inn in Helensburgh, Scotland. Can’t attend in person? You’ll be able to join electronically from around the world. More details to follow.
The 155th Victoria Highland Games will be held in Victoria, British Columbia May 19th to 21st, 2018. For the schedule of events, read below. To visit their website, click here. Continue reading
The Colonial Highland Gathering in Fair Hill, Maryland is on Saturday May 19, 2018. Click here for more details! Continue reading
We are excited to share with you the news that your Clan MacAulay Association executive team has a new look! Continue reading
It was 20 years ago on April 25th that Clan MacAulay Association became a reality. It was the dream of many to see the re-emergence of the great Clan MacAulay. MacAulays from Ardencaple, Lochbroom, the Isle of Lewis and Northern Ireland are now one under the umbrella of Clan MacAulay Association. To learn more about how this came to be, please visit our MacAulay History page and scroll down to read about the Revival of Clan MacAulay.
Tartan day is a modern celebration of Scottish Heritage and is held annually on April 6th, the same date in 1320 when the Declaration of Arbroath was signed, declaring Scottish Independence and Sovereignty. The largest celebration of Tartan Day is in New York where up to 30,000 people have been known to attend. Smaller events are held elsewhere around the world, but sadly very few in Scotland which should be the focal point of the celebrations. Continue reading
Here is some heroic Great Lakes lore. An account of Captain George (“Big George”) Macaulay’s gallant but fatal rescue attempt of his shipmates in 1885. Click here to read the 1993 newspaper account. Continue reading
As many of you read in the March issue of the MacAulay Matters newsletter, Clan MacAulay International recently embarked on a cultural twinning with the Scozzesi Pipe Band from Italy!
At the time of its release Scozzesi were busy preparing to play at the Scotland-Italy game in Rome on March 17th. Apparently there was a wee wager between Chief Hector and Luca!
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