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International Gathering 2024

Time & Location

06 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 09 Jun 2024, 17:00

Otter Ferry, Tighnabruaich PA21 2DH, UK

About The Event

This is the Clan MacEwen Society Annual General Meeting and Clan MacEwen Family Convention.  

Self- Guided Displays with experts on hand for questions: How to wear the kilt, highland wear dress up selfie station, History of MacEwen, Family Tree research,

Everyone encouraged to bring family trees, a small memento from home to share, MacEwen stories, poems and song to share at the Campfire Ceilidh

Shuttle bus will be available to take people to and from Otter Ferry to Tighnabruaich and Surrounding area accommodations

Below is the proposed schedule, subject to finalization . This is a Free event, however if you wish to take your meals at Otter Ferry, please fill In the Registration Form completely and Select your Menu Choice ( Regular, Vegan, Vegetarian or Other), Food tickets are available at www.clanmacewen.com and must be purchased by May 15th 2024 or you can bring your own food. Please note there is no other facility to purchase food on the day, due to rural location. For more information, please email info@clanmacewen.com. Last minute changes will be difficult to accommodate. Bringing your own food is permitted during the event.  

Thursday 6th of June

09:00 Registration, Self-Guided Activities and Shop Open

09:30 Boat Tours available- Otter Ferry Pier

10:00 Coffee Morning Social

11:00 Walk to MacEwen Motte

13:00 Lunch

14:30 Kids Story Telling Workshop

15:00 Family Tree Presentation by James McEwen

16:00 Wild Swimming with Dan the Merman

17:00 Drinks with the Commander

18:00 Evening Meal

20:00 Campfire Ceilidh (Shared Stories, Songs and Chat)

 

Friday 7th of June

09:00 Registration, Self-Guided Activities and Shop Open

09:30 Collect Lunches for Walk to the Cairn, Boat Tours Available

10:00 Coffee Morning Social, Leave Otter Ferry for Walk to the Cairn

13:00 Lunch for individuals not walking to the Cairn

14:00 Piping workshop by Spessart Highlanders

15:00 Heraldry Presentation by Ross McEwen

16:00 Shinty Workshop

17:00 Drinks with the Commander

18:00 Evening Meal

19:30 History of MacEwen Play by Sir John McEwen

20:30 Whisky/Gin Tasting and Campfire Ceilidh (shared stories, songs and chat)

 

 Saturday 8th of June

09:00 Registration, Self-Guided Activities and Shop Open

10:00 Coffee Morning Social

11:00 Clan MacEwen Society AGM in Main Tent

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Family Highland Games

15:00 MacEwen Family Convention in Main Tent

17:00 Drinks with Commander

18:00 Evening Meal

20:00 Ceilidh (Inverhooley live band)

 

Sunday 9th of June

09:00 Registration, Self-Guided Activities and Shop Open

10:00 Coffee Morning Social, Walk to MacEwen wood and orchard at Tighnabruaich (Meet at Kilfinan Community Forest)

12:00 Kirkin '0 the Tartan - Main Tent

13:00 Lunch

15:00 Farewells

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