Visit to Falkirk January 20th

A resume of the full programme of activities is as follows:

1030 Morning coffee/tea and shortbread in Falkirk Old Church Hall (Trinity Church off Falkirk High Street)

1100 Joint presentation by 1745 Association Chairman, Mike Nevin, and Vice-Chairman, Glen MacDonald, on the battle, its aftermath and the death of Young Glengarry.

1145 Short commemorative service and wreath laying ceremony at the grave of Young Glengarry

1200 Unveiling of the plaque commemorating Young Glengarry by the 23rd Chief of Glengarry

1230 Lunch at the Howgate Centre and view the stain glass window as mentioned above

1315 Coach to the battlefield

1330-1530 Guided tour of the battlefield by Geoff Bailey

O/c Afternoon tea at a cafe adjacent to the battlefield and disperse thereafter.

The piper for all the events will be the Society’s Piper, Sandy MacDonell.

The costing arrangements for the day are quite simple in that each participant would be asked for £2 on arrival in the morning if they wished to partake of morning coffee and biscuits. Thereafter individuals would simply pay for their own snack lunch and afternoon tea. Those non members of the 1745 Association who wished to take the coach up the battlefield would be asked for a contribution towards its cost (likely to be £10.)

Please advise Lois MacDonell of Glengarry (loismac4@btinternet.com) if you wish to attend and would like to share transport from the Inverness area. Please also state if you wish to travel on the coach to the battlefield.