Ron MacLeod Report: November Ceilidh at the Scottish Cultural Centre + Vancouver/Victoria Gaelic Choir concert

Here are some Scottish/Gaelic events courtesy of Ron Macleod

Greetings, three messages and a comment (?). Regards, the other Ron

1. November Ceilidh

WHAT: Gaelic Society Ceilidh

WHERE: Scottish Cultural Centre, 8886 Hudson (at 73rd Ave), Vancouver, B.C.

WHEN:  November 1st, 2008

TIME: Doors open at 7 PM; concert begins at 8:00 PM

COST: $12.00; students $6.00. Tickets at the door

OTHER: Featuring the ‘Gizeh Pipes ‘n Drums’ and Soprano Lilian Lind

Lilian will lead a sing-a-long of favorite Gaelic & Scottish songs

Dancing to follow

Tea, Coffee and a lot of goodies

Bar service

Door prizes



2. Gaelic Choirs

 THE VANCOUVER GAELIC CHOIR AND THE VICTORIA GAELIC CHOIR will be hosting a joint concert at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 1573 East 18th Avenue, Vancouver, (18th Avenue at Knight St.) on
Saturday, November 15th, 2008. This is the second annual concert
featuring both choirs; the first joint concert was held in Victoria in
November 2007. Please come out and enjoy a delightful evening featuring
the best choral works from both of these prestigious choirs. For
further information and tickets, please contact choir president Roberta
Milne at (604) 433-3326.

 3. Regrets

The  WHITE SPOT BAND CRAFT FAIR originally scheduled for  Saturday, November 22nd  at
Fort Langley Hall has been cancelled. Apparently a movie is being made
at the Hall and has been given priority. No alternate venue available –
no craft fair.

 4. If you have been following the unfolding of the 2009 Scotland Homecoming to celebrate the 250th anniversary
of the birth of Robert Burns you will have noticed a heightening pace
in the flow of publicity. If you have been sitting on the sidelines,
here are three websites to introduce you to the ballyhoo:  or (Culloden Battlefield Visitor Centre)

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