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Scottish Charity No. SC044296

Clan Donnachaidh Society AGM and Gathering 2017 Programme

(Please book using the online form or the paper form)

Sunday 6 Aug

18.00 – 19.00
(6 - 7pm)

Get-together for early arrivals

The Tryst Lounge

Monday 7 August

Departure: Fisher’s Hotel at 09.30
(9.30am)

09.30 – 13.30 (9.30am - 1.30pm)

Tour of clan country with Donald Reid.

Pitlochry to Logierait, tour the churchyard, then to Aberfeldy to see Wade's bridge, then Weem Inn. STOP. Pass Dull, along Glen Goulandie to Tummel Bridge then Dunalastair and back to Pitlochry.

Price includes coffee at the historic Weem Inn.

£13.50

Monday 7 August

Departure: Fisher’s Hotel at 9.30
(9.30am)

09.30 – 13.30 (9.30am - 1.30pm)

Visit to the Crannog Centre on Loch Tay and the Fortingall yew with Stephanie Robertson.

Scottish crannogs are partly or wholly artificial islands used for occupation from the Iron Age to the 17th century. Duncan, our first chief, had a house on a crannog in Loch Tummel. The Crannog Centre provides an authentic reconstruction of an Iron Age crannog on a Loch Tay site..

The Fortingall yew is estimated to be 2000-3000 years old.

Price includes admission. (There is only one place left on this trip)

£20.00 Adults

£19.50 Seniors (60 and over)

Monday 7 August

19.30
(7.30pm)

Talk on historic Kilmaveonaig Church, associated with the Robertsons of Lude, by Libby MacRae.

The Tryst lounge

Retiring collection in aid of the church

Tuesday 8 August

09.30 – 12.30
(9.30am - 12.30pm)

Departure: Fisher’s Hotel

Visit to Blair Atholl, including Kilmaveonaig Church and the Atholl Country Life Museum.

Price includes admission.

£9.50

Tuesday 8 August

14.00 – 17.00
(2 - 5pm)

Departure: To be arranged with drivers.

Visit to Kilmaveonaig Church and the Atholl Country Life Museum, using private cars; this could be helpful for the less mobile.

Because of numbers it would be more practical to group bookings on the morning tour.

If you have mobility problems and would find it easier to travel by car, would you contact the secretary (secretaryclandonna@btconnect.com)

Price: to be arranged.

Wednesday 9 August

10.00 – 13.00
(10am - 1pm)

DNA Q&As with Tim and Stephanie

Would you e-mail questions to tim@clandonnachaidhdna.org and dna@pt.lu.

The Tryst Hall

Wednesday 9 August

14.00 – 16.00
(2 - 4pm)

Dancing lesson for the ceilidh after the dinner on Friday

The Tryst Hall

Wednesday 9 August

18.00 – 19.30
(6 - 7.30pm)

Gathering Reception

The Tryst Lounge

Thursday 10 August

14.00
(2pm)

A.G.M.  [Download the Clan Donnachaidh Society Form of Proxy]

The Tryst Hall

Friday 11 August

Departure: Fisher’s Hotel at 09.30
(9.30am)

09.30 – 13.30 (9.30am - 1.30pm)

Tour of clan country with Donald Reid.

Pitlochry via Killiecrankie, Blair Atholl, Bruar. Struan and along Glen Errochtry (the clan heartland) to Trinafour and to Kinloch Rannoch. STOP. Dunalastair and return to Pitlochry.

Price includes coffee at the Macdonald Loch Rannoch Hotel.

£14.25

Friday 11 August

Departure: Fisher’s Hotel at 09.30
(9.30am)

09.30 – 13.30 (9.30am - 1.30pm)

Visit to Dunkeld (cathedral, 17th century houses, the community archive and a walk to Birnam) with Stephanie Robertson.

(Numbers limited to 28 for this visit.)

£11

Friday 11 August

19.00 for 19.30
(7pm for 7.30pm)

Chief’s Dinner

The Salon, Atholl Palace Hotel

Drinks from the bar beforehand

Followed by a ceilidh in the Bow Room at 21.00 (9pm)

£40

A courtesy bus will make several journeys, as required, from Fisher’s Hotel to the Atholl Palace Hotel and will also drop people off at Fisher’s Hotel at the end of the evening.

Please book.

Saturday 12 August

Edinburgh Tattoo in the evening.

Coach to Edinburgh in the afternoon and return to Pitlochry after the event. Details of departure time to be confirmed.

Clan Tattoo bookings now closed. Any inquiries about Tattoo tickets must be made to the Tattoo box office.

Coach: £15

Further information about the Tattoo will be circulated as soon as we hear from the organizers.

Sunday 13 August

Kirk service

Details to be confirmed.

Booking and payment

You can book and pay by PayPal, using the online form. You will receive a list of your bookings when you submit the form.

You can also fill in the paper form and send it, with a cheque made out to the Clan Donnachaidh Society, to

The Secretary
Clan Donnachaidh Society
Bruar
Pitlochry
Perthshire
PH18 5TW
Scotland

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Pitlochry

Church of Scotland

Tryst