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 Post subject: August
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Events held in August:

ROBROYSTON
Saturday 31st July 2010
Details to be announced

[b]Aberdeen Tartan Day
Sunday 1st August 2010

Union Terrace Gardens
Details to follow.

KILLIECRANKIE - 7th August (Saturday) 2010
Old Blair Car Park:
From the North take the turning into Blair Atholl off the A9 onto the B8079 past the House of Bruar. Drive through Blair Atholl and over the Bridge take the first left immediately after the bridge sign posted Old Blair. Drive up this road, the road forks take the left hand fork over the bridge and then left again into the car park. From the South drive up the A9 toward Inverness, continue on the A9 past the Pitlochry and Killiecrankie exits take the next right hand exit signposted for Blair Atholl. At the T-junction turn right for Blair Atholl drive into Blair Atholl and past the Bridge of Tilt Hotel and take the next right sign posted for Old Blair. Drive up this road, the road forks take the left hand fork over the bridge and then left again into the car park.
NB if the car park is full you may have to find alternative parking in Blair (which is free) and walk up to the gathering place, which will be at the car park

Programme:
To re-enact the march from Blair Castle behind the Hill of Lude to Raon Ruaridh (Rorie’s high field), (+/- 2 miles) the site of the Battle. Then to proceed to the graves behind Urrard House where there will be an opportunity to lay wreaths at the memorial cairn. To then walk back to St Bride’s Kirk situated within Blair Castle Grounds and lay a wreath at the tomb of Bonnie Dundee (Iain Dubh Nan Cath “Dark John of the Battles” John Grahame of Claverhouse Viscount Dundie). It is estimated that the complete programme will take approximately four to five hours.

11:00-12:00 Assemble at car park
12:00-12:15 Opening Speeches
12:15-14:30 Battlefield Walk following the route taken by the Jacobite Army
14:30-15:00 Wreath laying ceremony on the battlefield
15:00-16:00 Walk from Battlefield to St Bride's Kirk, Blair Castle
16:00-16:30 Wreath laying ceremony at St Bride's Kirk (John Graham of Claverhouse's grave)

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WALLACE DAY 2010 - Elderslie
Saturday 21st August 2010

The march will assemble at Ludovick Square in Johnstone at 2pm, leaving at 2.30 prompt. The march progresses roughly two miles to the site of Wallace's birth, marked by the monument in Elderslie. Speeches are given here in the shadow of the monument, and beside the ruins of the Wallace family property and the famous Wallace Yew tree.
There are snacks available in the cafe set up within Elderslie Village Hall, and various stalls are set up here, this from noon onwards.
There will be an evening event in the hall featuring bands and musicians, all with a very Scottish flavour.

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Stonehaven Wallace Day
28th August, 2010


Details still to be announced.


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