The Committee is delighted to announce at last that priority ‘how to register’ details for the 2020 Gathering have been sent by post and email to UK Society members. This priority registration is available to members until the 24th August. If you do not receive an email and are a current member, please get in […]
We will be unable to process any goods orders between 17th and 28th May This does not affect membership purchase or renewal.
We will be unable to despatch any orders for shop goods until the 19th February. This does not effect membership purchase or renewal.
Our AGM will be held on Sunday 2nd September 2018. The secretary has forwarded relevant papers to members by email. Special attention is drawn to the following statement. The following Special Resolution is proposed: “That the draft revised constitution of September 2018 be adopted as the constitution of the Society in substitution for, and to […]
Dear Members, We have been told by the organisers of the Tattoo that all clans are restricted to 50 people to march behind their clan chief. They are requesting that anyone with mobility issues does not volunteer and all marchers must wear an item of tartan. Whilst not everyone wants to march most people do; […]
Clan McKenzie AGM gathering 28th – 30th of October – Outlander theme Gathering Hello to you all! This was my first official AGM weekend. My first weekend having being 3 years ago before becoming a Mackenzie and marrying Daniel McKenzie. I have to say between the two this was by far the best in my […]
IAIN DALL YOUNG PIPERS FESTIVAL 2016 Saturday 24th September **** Funds Permitting **** Chairman Seeks Sponsorship (Not a Marathon) Saturday 23rd April 400th Anniversary William Shakespeare 1564 – 1616 THE WORLD’S FIRST EVER SONNET-A-THON READING ALL 154 SONNETS (Voice Permitting!) £5.00 per sonnet would enable us to offer U18 Young Pipers The Opportunity To Compete […]
The funeral of Derek Mackenzie (Dalmore) took place on Tuesday 16th February, below is the eulogy given by Ian Blake who had been friends with Derek for over 60 years. When the ageing WB Yeats revisits the Municipal Gallery in Dublin he is surrounded, he tells us, by the images of thirty years, the portraits […]
Recently I have learned of the death of a benefactor of the Clan Mackenzie Society, Anthoussa Constantinidis (Heather Mackenzie as she wished to be known in Scotland) I understood she even felt she should ask our Clan Chief if he objected to her calling herself Mackenzie – one does not often find such respect, a […]
On the weekend of the 14th and 15th of May 2016, in Schleswig, Northern Germany, the Clan MacKenzie Society of Germany are hosting a Highland Gathering. Myself, Donald MacKenzie, and my wife Margot MacKenzie from Dunfermline, Fife, both UK Clan Society members, are going to be attending the event and meeting and spending time with […]