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Tuesday, 18 February 2014

"The Battle of Bannockburn: Scotland Then and Now Commemmorations"

A commemoration will take place in Toronto of the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, under the auspices of the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto. The theme will be "The Battle of Bannockburn: Scotland Then and Now.” 

There will be a Symposium on the afternoon of Saturday 21 June 2014 at St. Michael’s College, University of Toronto. In the evening a Concert will be held at the ‘Toronto Wreck Room’ at Bathurst & Bloor.  

Professor Graham Morton will return from Scotland to participate in the Symposium. In addition, there will be presentations from a Brigadier-General from the Toronto Scottish Regiment, as well as other academics from Canadian Universities. The Concert will include performances by Poor Angus, the City of Toronto Police Pipes and Drums, Blazing Fiddles, Caledon County and Friends, and the McDonnell Highland Dancers.
The St. Andrew's Society of Toronto now has the full details of the BoB programme on its website:http://www.standrews-society.ca/event/battle-of-bannockburn-event-scotland-then-and-now/
Tickets are now available to purchase through the Eventbrite ticketing system:
"The Battle of Bannockburn: Scotland Then and Now" Symposium:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/bannockburn-symposium-tickets-9706673923

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