Naidheachd - News(02) June 2014

Carmichael Watson Collection of Gaelic Folklore

This collection of Gaelic culture and history has been recognised as one of the world's most important archives. It will be registered with the Unesco Memory of the World Programme this year.

The Carmichael Watson collection is housed in the Edinburgh University Library. Transcripts of some of the material are available online. The following articles contain more information about the collection: BBC: Unesco honour and BBC: Lost Scottish folk tales

Comunn Gàidhlig Astràilia AGM

The next AGM will be held on Saturday 9th August at Scottish House at Granville at 2pm. See our committee page for current members of the committee. This meeting is open to all members.

Battle of Bannockburn - 700th Anniversary June 2014

The Sydney Society for Scottish History will be holding two events celebrating the 700th Anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn.

Àrainneachd, Cànan Is Dualchas

Gheibhear an cois seo faidhle mu 'Àrainneachd, Cànan is Dualchas' a thèid air adhart a-rithist anns an Eilean Sgitheanach eadar 4 agus 15 Lùnastal 2014. Cuiribh seo air adhart do dhuine sam bith aig am biodh ùidh. Tuilleadh fiosrachaidh aig Bidh tagraidhean airson a bhith air a' chùrsa a' dùnadh 10 Cèitean.

New Gaelic Class

In our second attempt, a new class is starting in Penrith, running at 4pm on the Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month. Contact Rod McInnes on 0404822314 for details.

Save the date: Harp Concert

CGA is organising another Celtic harp concert, following on from Eilidh Munro's successful event earlier this year. We've locked in Sunday 27th July as the date, and details will follow.