International Gathering and AGM 2022

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Schedule of Events

Clan MacEwen Gathering 2022

All Events at Kilfinan Community Hall / Clan MacEwen Heritage Centre and Shop unless specified

 

Wednesday 1st June

 

09:00-19:00        Registration Refreshments Clan Shop Kids Games

 

13:00-15:00         Welcome - Coffee and Cake

 

15:00-17:00         Family Tree Workshop Q&A—

 

 18:30                   Scottish Fayre Buffet - Community Hall and Zoom Social

 

 

Thursday 2nd June

09:00-19:00        Registration Refreshments Clan Shop Kids Games

 

10:00-11:30          Walk to MacEwen Motte on Ballimore Estate, Otter Ferry

                             (see Sandra if you need help with transportation)

 

12:00-13:00         Lunch

 

13:00-14:00         Writing Workshop

 

14:00-15:00         Family Tree Workshop -Research Resources, How and where to find                                             information

 

18:30-19:00         Drinks with the Commander at Oystercatcher, Otter Ferry

 

19:00                  Dinner with the Commander at Oystercatcher, Otter Ferry Including                                               Lighting of    the  Jubilee Beacon on the Beach. 

                           Dress Code: Semi Formal, Highland Dress or Wear your Tartan.

 

(Only 30 places available, booking essential. £35 per ticket for meal and commemorative glass, pay as you go bar for drinks. See www.clanmacewen.com/events for details or contact

a society committee member)

Friday 3rd June

0800-0900       Wild Swimming with Dan the Merman at Otter Ferry.  

                           ( Booking Essential Email   info@clanmacewen.com for information)

09:00-19:00      Registration Refreshments Clan Shop Kids Games

 

10:00-11:00        Dalriada Gaelic and Place Names with Adhamh O Broin

 

11:00-12:00        MacEwen Migration Presentation with Bulletin Editors 

                           Ewan and Pauline

 

12:00-13:00        Lunch

 

13:00-16:00        Walk to the Cairn

 

18:30—Late        BBQ , Mini Highland Games and Casual Ceilidh

 

(if you play an instrument, bring it along, storytelling, poem recitals , singing, dancing, all encouraged, let’s celebrate us MacEwens!)

20:00                  Whisky Tasting and Social

Whisky Tasting £15 per person Includes; Commemorative MacEwen Whisky Tasting Glass. Booking essential, see www.clanmacewen.com/events for details or contact a society committee member

Saturday 4th June

0900-1000         Registration

1000-1100           Heraldry Presentation by Vice Chairman Ross McEwen 

 

12:00- 13:00        Lunch

 

13:00-14:00          Commander’s Presentation

 

15:00-17:00         Annual General Meeting

 

18:30-late            Dinner—Ceilidh to Follow with Adhamh O Broin

                             and Gillibride MacMillan From Outlander

Sunday 5th June

0900-1130         Refreshments Clan Shop Kids Games

10:00-11:30         Family Tree Workshop    " Branching Out, One Tree Many Branches

1200-1330          Blessing O’ The Tartan

1330—1430         Jubilee Picnic and Family Mini Highland Games

 

 

Events will be broadcast live via Facebook or Zoom Link  where possible

All times are British Summer Time Zone

 

This year’s theme reflects Visit Scotland’s theme of The Storyteller. We will be highlighting our talented MacEwen storytellers past and present in many genres of the arts.