We have now been passed the list of clans who will be in attendance at Bannockburn Live 2014. The Following clans have been granted space in the clan village/tent:
|Clan Donnachaidh Society|
|Clan Currie (MacMhuirich)|
|Clan Moffat UK and Clan Moffat Society|
|Clan Little Society|
|MacDonald (Clan Donald)|
|Herd Family Association|
|Council of Scottish Clans and Associations (inc COSCA)|
|The Scrimgeour Clan Association|
|Clam Macpherson Association|
|House of Boyd (Clan Boyd)|
|Paisley Clan Society|
|Nesbitt / Nisbet|
A bit of housekeeping first: if you have applied and your name is not on the list and you have not heard back from them I suggest you contact NTS right away. I have heard of clans who are assuming they have been granted space but the names are not on the list. As far as we know there are more spaces than allocated above. (about 7 more)
Reading through the list a few things leap out; first of all no Clan Campbell! incredible that such a large clan are not represented, then of course no Clan Bruce! The Bruce’s are planning to do their own thing in Dunfermline away from Bannockburn, nevertheless its pretty bad that NTS could not encourage them to at least have a presence. Also where are the large highland clans? Gunn, MacKenzie, Sutherland, Sinclair, MacKay? with the exception of Clan Munro the north highlands are very poorly represented. I know that Sinclair declared ‘out’ a while back but the story was the newly formed Northern Clan Alliance well right behind Bannockburn. Well either they have had a collective change of heart or the NTS have decided to keep them out. either way its pretty disappointing.
We will be contacting NTS to comment on the selection.