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SOCIETY NEWS

Jan 23, 2023

Clan Logan Society announces new tartan competition

New tartan to be commissioned specifically for the Society and its members

Clan Logan Society announces new tartan competition

Jan 20, 2023

Biographical fiction about the Mackenzie sisters just released

Book features Sibell (Lady Cromartie, 3rd Countess of Cromartie) and Constance (aka Lady Stewart-Richardson).

Biographical fiction about the Mackenzie sisters just released

Jan 19, 2023

Scholarship Applications now available for Clan MacDougall Scholarships

Scholarship applications are being taken until March 31st, 2023.

Scholarship Applications now available for Clan MacDougall Scholarships

Jan 8, 2023

Video posted about renovation of Braemar Castle (Farquharson Castle).

Braemar Castle, near Braemar in Aberdeenshire, is a possession of the chief of Clan Farquharson and is leased to a local charitable foundation.

Video posted about renovation of Braemar Castle (Farquharson Castle).

Jan 3, 2023

ScotlandShop: Vote for your Clan

Scottish clothing purveyor opens elections for its "Clan of the Month" program

ScotlandShop: Vote for your Clan

Dec 31, 2022

Learned Kindred of Currie Announces Sheldon Currie as the 2022 recipient of the “Inspire” Award

Recipient is a Nova Scotia author, poet and playwright with an impressive teaching tenure at St. Francis Xavier University.

Learned Kindred of Currie Announces Sheldon Currie as the 2022 recipient of the “Inspire” Award

Dec 31, 2022

House of Gordon Announces 2023 Scholarship Recipients

The Charles O. Gordon Memorial Scholarship Fund provides scholarships to order to aid our youth in further studies of the Scottish arts and education.

House of Gordon Announces 2023 Scholarship Recipients

Dec 14, 2022

HistoryScotland Magazine Features Clan Forbes Family History

Magazine has a two-page spread featuring the study of DNA genealogist Philip Stead, of the Genealogical Studies programme within the Centre for Lifelong Learning at the University of Strathclyde.

HistoryScotland Magazine Features Clan Forbes Family History

Dec 6, 2022

Clan MacMillan Y DNA Project Publishes Dendrogram of Test Results

Diagram demonstrate the various groupings and branching of the Clan MacMillan.

Clan MacMillan Y DNA Project Publishes Dendrogram of Test Results

Nov 21, 2022

McLeod Clan Seat Dunvegan Castle & Gardens is Scotland’s RHS 2022 Partner Garden Winner

Significant investment, time and collective hard work over the decades have been recognized by the Royal Horticultural Society.

McLeod Clan Seat Dunvegan Castle & Gardens is Scotland’s RHS 2022 Partner Garden Winner

Nov 20, 2022

Clan Macpherson Museum Host Zoom Lecture

Author Ewen S.L. MacPherson Introduces His New Book ‘The Clan Macpherson: Trials, Triumphs & Treasures’

Clan Macpherson Museum Host Zoom Lecture

Nov 17, 2022

Learned Kindred of Currie Hosts 24th Pipes of Christmas Fundraiser

Ticket orders and Donations Are Now Being Accepted for this New York and New Jersey Event That Raises funds for Cultural Outreach and Scholarship Fund.

Learned Kindred of Currie Hosts 24th Pipes of Christmas Fundraiser

Nov 1, 2022

Clan Watson to Develop Sept Program with Clan Buchanan and Clan Forbes

Shane Watson of Clan Watson has agreed to help Clan Buchanan to expand their offering on the septs by using the Watsons as a template.

Clan Watson to Develop Sept Program with Clan Buchanan and Clan Forbes

Oct 27, 2022

Ellon Castle Gardens Open after Restoration

Lights are now streaming forth from Ellon Castle, perhaps for the first time since Gordons dwelt within its walls two centuries ago.

Ellon Castle Gardens Open after Restoration

Oct 25, 2022

Clan Forbes Posts New Video on Sempill Gauntlets at Craigievar Castle

Jamie, Lord Sempill, tells the story of the gauntlets on display at Craigievar Castle, worn at the 1513 Battle of Flodden by the First Lord Sempill.

Clan Forbes Posts New Video on Sempill Gauntlets at Craigievar Castle

Oct 17, 2022

Clan Cochrane Opens New Clan Web Store

Clan Cocharane will offer what they can but many items are one of a kind, especially in the Crafts and online auction.

Clan Cochrane Opens New Clan Web Store

Oct 14, 2022

New Scholarship Chairman for the House of Gordon

Tony T. Williams will be responsible for receiving & reviewing scholarship applications and submitting them to the Board

New Scholarship Chairman for the House of Gordon

Oct 10, 2022

Inauguration Celebration of The Buchanan

For the first time in over 370 years, the Clan Buchanan welcomed a new chief: J. Michael Baillie-Hamilton Buchanan, Chief of the Name and Arms of Buchanan.

Inauguration Celebration of The Buchanan

Oct 2, 2022

Clan MacKenzie Posts New Video on YouTube on Friendship, Wine, Poetry and Music

Video Reviews The Social Life of the Mackenzies in the 17th and 18th Centuries

Clan MacKenzie Posts New Video on YouTube on Friendship, Wine, Poetry and Music

Sep 29, 2022

Scotland's richest man steps in to save Clan Mackay's Highland museum from crisis

Anders Holch Povlsen, a Danish businessman who owns 12 estates in the Highlands, has secured the redevelopment of Strathnaver Museum, which tells the story of the history of Clan Mackay.

Scotland's richest man steps in to save Clan Mackay's Highland museum from crisis

Sep 23, 2022

Clan Colquhoun Clan Chief will be joining the Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering

Clan Chief Sir Malcolm and Lady Colquhoun will be joining the Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering November 4th & 5th

Clan Colquhoun Clan Chief will be joining the Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering

Sep 19, 2022

Historic Images of Old Kirk of New Aberdour Discovered

Historic Images of Old Kirk of New Aberdour, Home of the Baird Aisle, Discovered

Historic Images of Old Kirk of New Aberdour Discovered

Sep 7, 2022

Clan Forbes Society Releases New Video Highlighting Ancestral Tour

Clan Forbes Tour 2022 participants were joined by gifted Content Creator DHShields who recorded and edited a 7:50 video summary of the tour, which is now available on the DHShields YouTube Channel.

Clan Forbes Society Releases New Video Highlighting Ancestral Tour

Sep 5, 2022

Clan Phail to commence selection of Clan Commander, as advised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms

Clan Phail to commence selection of Clan Commander, as advised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms

Clan Phail to commence selection of Clan Commander, as advised by the Lord Lyon King of Arms

Aug 27, 2022

New Book: Clan Macpherson: Trials, Triumphs and Treasures

Author Ewen S.L. Macpherson introduced his new book: Clan Macpherson: Trials, Triumphs and Treasures through a Zoom presentation.

New Book: Clan Macpherson: Trials, Triumphs and Treasures

Aug 24, 2022

Clan Strachan opposes the Glendye Wind farm at Scottish Government hearing

Charles Robert Lund Strachan, Commander of the Honourable Clan Strachan, testifies at a Division of Planning and Environmental Appeals (DPEA) hearing to oppose the Glendye Wind farm

Clan Strachan opposes the Glendye Wind farm at Scottish Government hearing

Aug 13, 2022

Clan Baird Society Worldwide to Turn Old Hotel into Society Centre

Society Purchases old Commercial/Dower Hotel in New Aberdour and is requesting ideas to create new Clan Baird Society Centre.

Clan Baird Society Worldwide to Turn Old Hotel into Society Centre

Jul 30, 2022

Clan Forbes Society Announces New Forbes DNA Study to be Published

The major DNA report is called the “Clan Forbes Family History Project: What Can yDNA and Autosomal DNA Analysis Conclude on the Degree of Relatedness among Clan Members and the Ancient Origins of the Chiefly Lineage?”

Clan Forbes Society Announces New Forbes DNA Study to be Published

Jul 22, 2022

Clan Currie Conducts its "30 for 30" Anniversary Campaign on GoFundMe

Learned Kindred of Currie - Clan Currie Society is celebrating its first 30 years as a society by launching a GoFundMe fundraising campaign for a clan centre in Scotland, arts, music, research, and education.

Clan Currie Conducts its "30 for 30" Anniversary Campaign on GoFundMe

Jul 17, 2022

Seven Clan Gregor Dalmally Stones are Finally Being Recovered

Gravestones of Chiefs of Clan Gregor are now being recovered, dated 1390 to 1528.

Seven Clan Gregor Dalmally Stones are Finally Being Recovered

Jul 10, 2022

Clan Baird Society Worldwide Announces Installation of its Commander

New Clan Baird Commander Richard Holman Baird of Rickarton, Ury and Lochwood was formally installed at Grandfather Mountain Highland Games,

Clan Baird Society Worldwide Announces Installation of its Commander

Jun 28, 2022

Clan Currie Sponsors U.S.A. National Scottish Harp Competition

Clan congratulates Champion Tiffany Schaefer

Clan Currie Sponsors U.S.A. National Scottish Harp Competition

Jun 25, 2022

Clan Baird Honored Clan at Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Clan Baird Honored Clan at Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in July 2022

Clan Baird Honored Clan at Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Jun 14, 2022

Ian and Michael Urquhart Awarded CBE

Ian and Michael Urquhart awarded Commanders of the Most Honorable Order of the British Empire (CBE).

Ian and Michael Urquhart Awarded CBE

Jun 6, 2022

Jonathan MacKenzie Gordon Featured on Clan MacKenzie Podcast

Clan MacKenzie Podcast presents swordsman Jonathan MacKenzie Gordon in its latest episode.

Jonathan MacKenzie Gordon Featured on Clan MacKenzie Podcast

May 18, 2022

Clan Buchanan to Inaugurate First Chief in 340 Years

John Michael Baillie-Hamilton Buchanan becomes the first Clan Chief since 1681.

Clan Buchanan to Inaugurate First Chief in 340 Years

May 11, 2022

Arizona Native Richard McBain is the 23rd hereditary Chief of the Clan MacBean

Richard McBain of McBain, 23rd hereditary Chief of the Clan MacBean, succeeded his late father James McBain of McBain, on 7th March 2022.

Arizona Native Richard McBain is the 23rd hereditary Chief of the Clan MacBean

May 1, 2022

Barclay Clan Seat For Sale

Clan Barclay International, in its Barclay Broadside May 2022, announced that the clan seat Towie Barclay was up for sale.

Barclay Clan Seat For Sale
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