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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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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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Petition to demand uplift on ban of Sgian Dubhs at Bannockburn Live 2014

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The events company Unique Events and the National Trust for Scotland organising the signature event of Homecoming 2014, Bannockburn Live 2014 have just announced that sgian dubhs cannot be worn to the event stating safety reasons. We believe this is not only wrong but will cause more safety problems as well as bad PR for […]

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| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments Fill in this application form by 5th August 2013. You can do this either by e-mailing or by post: Bannockburn Live, c/o Unique Events Ltd, Gladstone House, 6a Mill Lane, Edinburgh, EH6 6TJ . This form outlines the information currently available including pricing and asks for some information from you. Any other specific […]

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Bannockburn & Clans: Nuts and Bolts info

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

  OK this email has come through from NTS. Very important Clan information….   NATIONAL TRUST FOR SCOTLAND CALL TO ARMS UPDATE – 28 June 2013 Bannockburn Live: A feast of food, music and history Bannockburn Live welcomes Scotland’s Clan Societies, providing an opportunity for visitors to trace their Scottish roots and offering societies an opportunity to represent […]

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Bannockburn for the Clans – IMPORTANT INFO!

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

The tickets for ‘Bannockburn Live’ have now gone on sale as of today. Going through their FAQ near the bottom of the page was this information pertaining to the clan presence: Clans: Will there be an area for clans to be involved? Absolutely. We are excited to be able to welcome and involve Clan societies […]

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Latest news about the Clan presence at Bannockburn from COSCA

| May 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

COSCA have just announced some ‘nuts and bolts’ details about the Clan presence at Bannockburn. It can be a bit difficult to get all the gritty details you need if you are planning to haul a clan association, banners, targes, flags, crests, maps, claymores, stags horns and such across the Atlantic ocean – or if […]

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Video of launch

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Video from the launch of Homecoming 2014

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Homecoming events announced

| March 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Yesterday we attended the Homecoming 2014 launch at Hopetoun House.  Bit of an overview of what was talked about: They have announced 101 supported or partnership events across Scotland in 2014. Mike Cantly, head of Visit Scotland spoke, saying Homecoming was a ‘no brainer’. That we need to get behind the events and promote Scotland. […]

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COSCA: ‘Beyond 2014’

| March 12, 2013 | 2 Comments

A very interesting newsletter arrived in my inbox this afternoon, from the good folks over at COSCA. Here is the email in full Homecoming 2014: What’s In & What’s Out   Dear Friends: Way back early in 2012 COSCA joined with most of the rest of the Scottish diaspora in welcoming the news from Stirling […]

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