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2013 Clan Currie Gathering
and MacMhuirich Symposium

Clann Mhuirich – From Scotland to Canada
July 11-14, 2013
Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Join us in Antigonish, Nova Scotia for our 2013 Clan Gathering and MacMhuirich Symposium being held in conjunction with the 150th Anniversary celebration of the Antigonish Highland Games. On Thursday, July 11, Clan Currie will hold their third annual Symposium featuring some of the foremost authorities on Medieval Gaelic History and Poetry followed by the first of two field trips. We will carpool to Pictou, Nova Scotia and tour the Hector Heritage Quay followed by dinner and a summer ceilidh.

On Friday, July 12, we will take our second field trip, carpooling to the Gaelic College in St. Ann’s, Nova Scotia for a tour followed by a luncheon ceilidh.

On Saturday and Sunday, Juy 13 and 14, we will attend the Antigonish Highland Games and join in the March of the Clans.

The Official Host Hotel for the 2013 Gathering is the Claymore Inn and Suites and Antigonish Conference Center

(902) 863-1050
(888) 863-1050

Be sure to ask for the Clan Currie gathering rate!

Agenda – Clan Gathering & Symposium

Thursday, July 11, 2013

3rd Annual MacMhuirich Symposium
Claymore Inn and Conference Center
Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Speakers’ Biographies

9:00 AM
Welcome and Introductions

9:15 AM
Professor Simon Innes

10:30 AM
Angus MacMillan

11:30 AM
Sheldon Currie


1:30 PM
Lewis MacKinnon

2:30 Wrap Up/Panel Discussion

3:30 PM
Clan Field Trip #1

Hector Heritage Quay and Museum
Pictou, Nova Scotia

Clan Dinner & Ceilidh
deCoste Entertainment Center
Pictou, Nova Scotia

Friday, July 12, 2013

Clan Field Trip #2

Gaelic College
Site Tour and Luncheon
St. Ann’s, Nova Scotia

Saturday – Sunday, July 13-14, 2013

150th Antigonish Highland Games
Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Register to attend

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R.P. Blandford & Son, Ltd.
(909) 483-1070 or (800) 686-1060

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