Clans 2014


Welcome to ScotClans Clans 2014 web pages. We are the voice of the clans! These pages are not managed by the organisers of Clans 2014 who we support in their plans to bring a first class clan events to Scotland in 2014. This site is instead managed by ScotClans, Scotland's largest and most popular clan resource. Here you will find supporting information on the practical issues of coming to a large clan event as well as any information being released by the organisers as it comes available


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BannockBurn Live Press Launch

BannockBurn Live Press Launch

| March 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

The following press released was issued today after the official launch of the finalised plans for Bannockburn Live:   NOW’S THE DAY AND NOW’S THE HOUR   All-star line-up revealed for “breathtaking” Bannockburn Live event   Musicians, writers, comedians, singer-songwriters, Battle performers and clans unite for one-off Scottish festival   Celtic and folk music artists Julie […]

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Launch of Inverness 2014 events and festivals programme

Launch of Inverness 2014 events and festivals programme

| February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Highland Council launched its 2014 Inverness Events and Festivals programme yesterday (27 February) and revealed its plans to celebrate “The Highland Homecoming (Tilleadh dhan Ghàidhealtachd)” which will be staged as part of the Homecoming Scotland 2014 celebrations. The Homecoming Highland Festival will run from 1 September to 31 October.  Highlights include the inaugural Inverness […]

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Who Do You Think You Are Live Comes to Glasgow!

Who Do You Think You Are Live Comes to Glasgow!

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? LIVE’ COMES TO SCOTLAND FOR THE FIRST TIME AS PART OF THE YEAR OF HOMECOMING CELEBRATIONS  Ever wondered how you came to have the poetry skills of Robert Burns or the artistic flair of Charles Rennie Mackintosh?  Or do your roots lie further afield in Australia, Canada or Europe?  […]

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Bannockburn: Monday Date Pulled from Schedule.

Bannockburn: Monday Date Pulled from Schedule.

| February 4, 2014 | 4 Comments

          Visit Scotland have just made their announcement regarding plans for revised Bannockburn Live event. Due to very poor ticket sales for the Monday this date has been pulled in the hope that the event can consolidate over the Saturday and Sunday. This however DOES NOT address the clash with Armed […]

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Fears of Overseas Criticism if Bannockburn Event is Scaled Back Even Further

Fears of Overseas Criticism if Bannockburn Event is Scaled Back Even Further

| January 31, 2014 | 4 Comments

              By: Rodger Moffet – ScotClans There are concerns that the already beleaguered Bannockburn Live event scheduled for the end of June this year may suffer even more set backs with one of the event days possibly being cancelled altogether. Yesterday what was described by a Visit Scotland spokesperson […]

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Culloden Moor Housing Development and our Ancestral Heritage.

Culloden Moor Housing Development and our Ancestral Heritage.

| January 27, 2014 | 7 Comments

As dusk fell over Culloden Moor on the 16th April 1746 the last major land battle to be fought on British soil had drawn to a conclusion. With close to 2,000 dead and wounded Jacobites the campaign to restore the Stewart monarchy to the throne had been dealt a decisive final blow.  In the days and […]

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Council Welcomes Launch of New Highland Homecoming Fund

Council Welcomes Launch of New Highland Homecoming Fund

| December 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

Council welcomes launch of new Highland Homecoming Fund Senior Highland Councillors have warmly welcomed the launch of the Highland Homecoming Fund, which will give local groups the chance to bid for financial support of between £3,000 – £10,000 to organise a new or enhance an existing event linked to next year’s autumn celebrations . Highland […]

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Government Announces Clan Event Fund

Government Announces Clan Event Fund

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Scottish Government announced on Wednesday that it is to provide funding for clan events to the tune of £200,000 in 2014 and beyond. The move cements the relationship between clans and the government, highlighting the importance of ancestral tourism to the Scottish economy. Known as the Scottish Clan Event Fund, the fund will be […]

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A Parcel of Rogues

A Parcel of Rogues

| October 11, 2013 | 11 Comments

                        When the Act of Union between the Kingdoms of England and Scotland was signed in 1707 there was widespread unrest in Scotland, violent rioting broke out as was witnessed by writer Daniel Defoe who was in fact hired as an English spy. Many […]

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2014: When Good Councils Go Bad…

2014: When Good Councils Go Bad…

| September 24, 2013 | 38 Comments

                      Last week we reported on the problems facing Bannockburn’s 700th anniversary celebrations. Their reenactment event held up as a centerpiece event in the 2014 homecoming year was dealt a blow when they discovered that nearby Stirling was to host Armed Forces Day on the […]

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