Registration and hotel info for the 2019 Clan MacAulay Gathering in Aviemore, Scotland

Coylumbridge, Aviemore, Scotland, September 5-8, 2019

MacAulays (of all spellings) will gather in the beautiful Cairngorms National Park at the Coylumbridge Hotel, 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

Wallking with Charlie: Treading in the Footsteps of the Bonnie Prince

NTS Visitor Centre at Culloden at 1:30 PM on Friday, April 12th 2019

This year’s NTS / 1745 Association Lecture, held on the eve of the annual Culloden commemoration, will challenge the caricature of Prince Charles Edward Stuart as the effete figure represented in the notorious 1964 “docudrama” Culloden and more recently in the TV series Outlander. Continue reading

AHCS CULLODEN WEEKEND LECTURE Friday 12th April

The Association of Highland Clans and Societies

Invites you to Attend

The Jacobite Army Revealed

Friday, April 12, 2019

Glen Mhor Hotel

7-17 Ness Bank

Inverness IV2 4SG Phone 01463 234308

 

THE JACOBITE ARMY REVEALED – What they really looked like – presented by Jenn Scott, author of Better is the Proud Plaid

  • Lecture starts at 7.30 p.m.  Arrive from 7.00 p.m. for tea or coffee and a chat (Nicky Tam’s at the Glen Mhor serves an early dinner between 5-6.30 p.m and this can be booked directly with the hotel)
  • Ticket price: £10 (does not include dinner)
  • Email highlandclans@aol.com to book with the names of all in your party.

Jenn will tell us about the weapons, clothing and accoutrements of the army of Charles Edward Stuart.  She will cut through some of the myths and give us a picture of what the army wore and fought with throughout the campaign leading up to Culloden.

“Jenn Scott is an historian, researcher, and writer based in Edinburgh where she works as Secretary and Archivist for the Stewart Society. Jenn is a re-enactor primarily of the 18th century and the late 15th century.

She is interested in the period from the Wars of the Roses to the Jacobite Risings, and is actively involved in the interpretation, promotion and protection of Scottish battlefields as a trustee of the Scottish Battlefield Trust. She has spent over 20 years developing her understanding and knowledge of the clothes and material culture of the past. Jenn studied politics at the University of Edinburgh and has an MA in Heritage from University of Surrey. “

Copies of Jenn’s book will be available to purchase at the event.  Price £15.95.