Games North Carolina 8-11th July 2004
Sinclair was the Honoured Clan at the
Grandfather Mountain Games this year, and our Chief attended the
games. For further coverage please see North-South Carolina
Commissioner, Mel Sinclair's website
Gathering in Scotland
22nd July-1st August 2005
Association Members should now have received via
their newsletters and magazines the outline plans for the 2005 Clan
Gathering in Orkney and Caithness.
Clan Members in
Australia, Canada and USA should register with their
Association Secretaries, and Members in the UK and other countries
should register with the Chief. Numbers are limited by area and so
it will be on a first come first served basis when deposits are due
in September. Everyone is responsible for their own accommodation,
and hotel details are listed in Clan Magazines.
Clan Sinclair was well represented, as usual, at the 100th Halkirk
Games on Saturday 26th July, 2003, mainly by the members of the Clan
Society in Caithness. Clan Gunn had an international gathering
in Caithness this year.
Clan Sinclair Trust is honoured that
Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay has accepted the invitation to
become Patron in succession to his Grandmother, Queen Elizabeth the
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draft of the Conservation Plan prepared by Field Archaeology
Specialists of York University has been received by the Trust. The
Earl of Caithness said “The
drafting of such a Plan for the Castle
is not only a major step forward in securing the long-term future of
this very important site but also has revealed just how much of the
history of the Castle that we have accepted is inaccurate and has
had to be rewritten. We now have evidence of a castle about a
hundred years earlier than was thought and it as a much more
important site than originally thought. The myth that there were two
Castles on the site has been laid to rest. It was always one
Castle”. The main revelations are
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