Iain Dall Young Pipers

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 […]

2016 Events

Please find below the dates for events we will be organising/attending this year.  Please note that not all events are organised by us and dates/events may be subject to change in the future.   Culloden Commemoration Saturday 16th April 2016 – meet at the Visitor Centre for 10:30am.  There will not be a ceremony at […]

Remembering Derek Mackenzie

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 […]

British Heart Foundation

I wanted to share the letter I have received from the British Heart Foundation thanking us for the money raised in the bucket collection on the evening of the Fashion Show during this years International Gathering. The amount collected on the evening was £162.65 and we have sent a futher £300 following the Gathering.  I […]

2015 International Gathering

Fàilte – Welcome! And what a warm welcome by Graeme Mackenzie it was on Monday 3rd August at the Ben Wyvis Hotel Strathpeffer. As it was our first time we did not really know what to expect, but what we  noticed instantly was the warm, relaxed and very friendly atmosphere. Graeme Mackenzie was easily approachable, […]

Gathering Week Fashion Show

The Clan MacKenzie Fashion Show will take place in the course of the Clan MacKenzie International Gathering.  As a stand-alone event in aid of the British Heart Foundation; the tickets for this event, at £15 each, will be sold separately.  100 seats are being held exclusively for gathering attendees who make advance reservations (more seats […]