St Andrews Day – Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan Service – 24 November 2019
The Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan will be held as follows:
* 9:30am – St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, State Circle, Forrest, ACT
* 9:30am – St David’s Presbyterian Church, Victoria Ave, Toukley
* 10:00am – St Stephen’s Uniting Church, Macquarie St, Sydney.
Members of Clan Cameron NSW will be in attendance. The Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan is held in conjunction with the Scottish Australian Heritage Council.
State Library of NSW visit – 6 March 2020
A talk and tour of the State Library has tentatively been planned for Friday 6 March 2020 commencing 10.30am. In all it would take about 90 minutes. The talk would be a general overview of the family history resources and as part of the talk, the presenter will show us how to search the catalogue for material relating to the Cameron family. Anticipated meeting time is around 10.00am.
Lunch will follow, either in the library or at another venue nearby. More details will be available once arrangements have been confirmed, but a heads-up so you can put this in your calendar for 2020.
Bundanoon Highland Gathering – 4 April 2020
We anticipate having the Clan Cameron NSW tent in attendance at the 2020 Bundanoon Highland Gathering. This annual event began in 1978 and is promoted as the “premier” Scottish Gathering in Australia.
The day commences with massed band street performances in the village from 8am followed by the Street Parade at 9am, with a Massed Pipes and Drums display and Tartan Warriors and Scottish Highland Dancing etc to follow. The entertainment continues in the evening with the “Official” Brigadoon Ceilidh.
ANZAC DAY – The Scottish Act of Remembrance
Clan Cameron NSW will again participate in the wreath laying service at the Cenotaph, Martin Place, on ANZAC Day 2020 to remember the Scottish people who have paid the supreme sacrifice.
The Australian Celtic Festival – Glen Innes – 30 April – 3 May 2020
The Australian Celtic Festival is held annually in Glen Innes. Next year the festival will be celebrating the Year of Ireland & Isle of Man.
The celebrations essentially run from Friday evening with a welcome concert with the main activities held on Saturday and Sunday. The post about this year’s event can be seen elsewhere on this website.
Next year Clan Cameron will be represented by the Clan Cameron Queensland Cluster together with representatives from Clan Cameron NSW. https://www.australiancelticfestival.com/
Clan Cameron NSW Inc. AGM 2020
The next Annual General Meeting of Clan Cameron NSW Inc. will held Sunday 25 October, 2020, commencing 12noon.