2020 Gathering Reminder

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THOSE WHO HAD REGISTERED FOR THE GATHERING AND BOOKED ACCOMMODATION I have just received an email from the Cala Hotel Group requesting that those who had reserved rooms at the Cabarfeidh Hotel, Cala Inn and Royal Hotel in Stornoway for the Gathering who haven’t already cancelled their rooms do so as soon […]

Message from Cabarfeidh

It is really sad that we have had to cancel the Gathering but the priority of keeping disease away not just from the participants but also from the locals is paramount. My family and I feel disappointed as I know you will be too but all our lives, work and plans are currently upside down […]

2020 International Gathering

It is with a heavy heart and great disappointment that, following the CMSSUK committee meeting last night, I am writing to inform you that, like many, we have been navigating these unprecedented times, trying to do the best for our Society and our members. In light of the latest Government guidance, we have made the […]

A Message from our President

Given the recent changes in advice from the UK government I would like to wish all our members safe changes to the way things have to be done. I, too, have had to change the way I do things as, although not 70, I do fall into the ‘at risk’ category because of an underlying […]

AHCS Lecture – 17th April

The Associated Highland Clan Society (AHCS) has informed us of a lecture taking place on 17th April that is open to members and followers of Clan Mackenzie Society should be in the Inverness area on that day and wish to attend. Details of the event are below: Dr Arran Johnston will be speaking at the […]

Fairburn Tower

We would like to bring to the attention of our members and visitors the plight of Fairburn Tower, a Tower House built in 1545 with a Mackenzie connection. The tower has fallen in to significant disrepair and a project by Landmark Trust hopes to restore it. They have reached 99% of their project total and […]

Goods Orders

The last day we will be able to dispatch goods orders is Saturday 21st December; deliveries will recommence on Monday 6th January 2020. Orders can still be placed during this period but will not be processed. This does not affect membership applications.

2020 International Gathering Update

The committee is delighted to announce that details of how to register for the 2020 Clan Mackenzie International Gathering have been sent to the contact that we have for your Overseas Clan Mackenzie Society.  We have asked them to forward these details and our covering email to their membership.  You will have a priority window […]

2019 Strathpeffer Games

We have been informed that the Strathpeffer Games due to take place today have had to be cancelled due to the risk of flooding. It is only the third time the Games have needed to be cancelled in their 125 year history – the other two occassions being during the First World War!