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Local Event Dates :
 

Date

Time

Event

Venue and Details

15 Mar 2014   Fremantle Highland Dance

 Fremantle Sailing Club

27 April 2014 11.00 All Clans Picnic Kings Park Picnic area near Frazer Rd entrance
10 May 2014   Chieftains Ceilidh Saint Andrews Society WA
May 2014 10.00 Historical, Agricultural & Environmental Festival Swan Hill Farm, Avon Valley, Northam
29 June 2014 11.00 Kirkin O The Tartan Lunch Royal Australian Air Force Association Bullcreek Drive, Bullcreek. phone 93328125 for bookings before 20 June
2 August 2014   Winter Ceilidh Saint Andrews Society WA
TBA Nov 2014 10.00-5.00 Highland Gathering  Minnawarra Park Armadale.
 Come for a great day www.armadale.wa.gov.au
29 Nov 2014   St Andrew's Day Ball Saint Andrews Society WA
25 Jan 2015   Burns Supper Saint Andrews Society WA
       

 

Celtic Historical Dates :
 

Date

Event

Details

01
January

'Bhliadhna Ur' (New Years Day). The Celtic celebration term used for New Years Day.
05
January
Act of Union for Scotland, England & Wales (1707). The Celtic celebration date for the union of Scotland, England & Wales in 1707.
25
January
Burns Night (Anniversary of Robbie Burns - 1759). The 250th Anniversary of Robbie Burns birth - 1759.
01
February
Imbolic The Celtic festival to welcome the northern Spring.
17
March
Lulach 18th King Of Scotland, son of Macbeth & last King of the Royal House of Moray Killed in battle with Malcolm Ceanmor at Essie in Strathbogie (1058)
25 March Robert the Bruce Crowned King of Scotland
01
May
'Beltain'. The Celtic festival celebrating the "Bright-Half" of the year, the beginning of the northern summer.
01
July
International Tartan Day Originated by Scottish Tartan Society-1972 to celebrate the Repeal of post-Culloden Tartan Proscription Act on 1/7/1782
01
July
Anniversary of the new Scottish Parliament Celebrates its 7th Anniversary (opened 01/07/1999)
21
July
Robert Burns Died Robert Burns died at Dumfries 1796
01
August
'Lugh na sadh'. The Celtic harvest festival to welcome the northern Autumn, the harvest and gathering months.
05
August
Sir William Wallace Sir William Wallace betrayed by Sir John Menteith and handed to the English (1305)
15
August
McBeth 17th King of Scotland Killed in battle with Malcolm Ceanmor at Lumphanan Aberdeenshire (1057)
23
August
William Wallace's trial Wallace's travesty trial at Westminster & his "Hung, Drawn & Quartered" Execution at Smithfield, London (1305). This barbaric act saw the Scots hero's head displayed at London Bridge, the 1st quarter by the open drain at Newcastle, the 2nd at Berwick, the 3rd at Perth and the 4th at Aberdeen.
09
September
Battle of Flodden Field (1513) The disastrous defeat of a truly united Scots army Highland and Lowland under King James 4th. Led to the tragic death of the King and "the Flower of Scotland's" Nobility.
11
September
Stirling Bridge William Wallace's Victory over the English Army at Stirling Bridge (1297)
30
October
'Feasgar Samhainn' The Celts believed the gates of the 'Other-World' were opened and the living could communicate with the dead. christianized to "Hallow'een"

01
November

'Samhainn' (Celtic Fire Festival - Dark Half of the year) Also ‘La na Bliadhna Ure’ (Celtic New Year) and the Christian All Hallows’ Day. The Celtic Fire Festival acknowledging the ‘Dark Half’ of the year (the coming of Northern winter). It was also the Celtic New Year (‘La na Bliadhna Ure’) and also the Christian All Hallows’ Day.
07
November
Birth of Robert the Bruce (1274). The Celtic celebration date for the birth of Robert the Bruce in 1274.
24
December
'Feasgar Nollag' (Christmas Eve) The Celtic celebration term used for Christmas Eve.
25
December
'Nollag'. (Christmas Day) The Celtic celebration term used for Christmas Day
31
December
'Feasgar Challain' or 'Hogmanay' (New Years Eve). The Celtic terms used to describe the celebration of New Years Eve.

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Clan Contact : Brian E McGee Davis Rank, 11/56 Sulman Road, Wembley Downs 6019, WA, Australia.
Telephone : +61 8 9341 3885 - or - Email : Commissioner@ClanMackayWA.org.au
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