Celtic Canada August Issue 2019

Our August 2019 edition celebrates Celtic culture with an in-depth look at Highland Games & Celtic Festivals around the world! As well, enjoy feature articles on Afro Celt Sound System’s Griogair Labhruidh, Up with Gaelic, Welsh rocker James Kennedy, Japanese Whisky, author Greta McLaughlin, the Welsh Elvis Festival, and a great piece from Ken McGoogan on “The Most Hated Man in Scotland!” And, as always, we bring you the latest in Celtic news, views, reviews, recipes, fashion, culture, tradition, history & heritage!

Clan Chief signs up to Scotland’s Food Charter

When our Clan Chief signed up to Scotland’s Food Charter he said “This year our International Clan Gathering to be held in September at Aviemore is being sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Clan Event Fund. As part of the sponsorship we have agreed to sign up to promote the Government’s Scottish Food Charter.”

The Food Charter is aimed at promoting Scotland’s fast-growing food and drinks industry. An industry that exported over £6B last year is expected to grow even further in the years ahead as our iconic products like salmon and whisky are becoming increasingly popular around the world. Continue reading

Fort Macaulay Historic Interpretive Event, Victoria BC, Saturday, May 25, 2019

Macaulay Point Park 304 Clifton Terrace, Victoria, British Columbia

The sixth annual Fort Macaulay Historic Interpretation Event will take place at Macaulay Point Park. The buildings and gun emplacements at the historic site will all be numbered and indexed to a handout with brief historical references to each. Guided tours will take place at 10:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. Tours are led by local historian, Jack Bates. The event will also feature members of the Victoria-Esquimalt Military Re-enactors Association with their encampment, the Esquimalt Archives, Toad Hollow Photography and others. The Esquimalt Lions will provide a cash-only BBQ, serving up their famous hamburgers and hot dogs with proceeds going back into the community.