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International Clan Gatherings and Conventions

Seven Clan and Family Societies Gain Funding From Scottish Government

Congratulations to Clan Hannay, Clan Mackenzie, Clan MacRae, Clan MacCauley, Clan Stewart, Clan Hay and Clan Gunn for receiving significant funding boosts for their Scotland based gatherings!  The source of the funding is the Scottish Government’s 2015 Clan Event Fund.  Applications for the current round of funding for events planned in 2016 and 2017 will […]

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Scottish Clan Events Fund: A Chance for Scotland to Support Scottish Clans & Families.

The Scottish Government has, in recognition of the importance that it places on Clan Tourism to the Scottish economy (that’s their quote not ours), worked with Clan representatives to support the creation of the Scottish Clan Event Fund.  The fund is intended to provide legally constituted Clans and Clan Societies with financial support of up […]

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COSCA Makes Headlines With International Clan Gatherings Report

COSCA is in the news again! Before you read The Herald Scotland article however, understand that it’s a wee bit of a mean spirited take on our International Clan Gatherings report. The Herald’s article misses the primary purpose of the working group, survey and final ICG report. The primary task was and is to look […]

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International Clan Gatherings Working Group: Final Report

COSCA is delighted to bring you the final report of the International Clan Gatherings Working Group appointed at the 2013 Scottish Clan & Family Caucus at Grandfather Mountain.  We encourage you to take a few moments and review this document.  Let us know what you think. We wish to express our sincerest thanks to the […]

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Did Anyone Really Think Westminster Could Stay Out Of Bannockburn 2014?

It was a tall order – expecting the United Kingdom government at Westminster to keep it’s political will out of the global celebration of the 700th anniversary of the battle of Bannockburn.  In retrospect, it may have been too much to hope for.  As we reported last week, the United Kingdom, with the invitation of […]

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Bannockburn 2014 Clan Pitch Application

Application Deadline Extended to August 12th If you haven’t already submitted your Clan Pitch application to National Trust for Scotland, you better do it pretty darn quick.  The application deadline has been extended but not for long.  Applications are now due AUGUST 12th!  Take a look at the application HERE.  If you have questions about […]

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