2019 FESTIVAL PROGRAM

Wednesday 10th July

Whisky Dinner - Westin Melbourne

205 Collins Street, Melbourne 6.30pm

Take a ‘tour of Scotland’ with a specially created 5 course dinner menu & paired whisky selection from some of the finest Whisky distilleries in Scotland

Friday 12th July

Pop up performance - Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club - 1.00pm The Block Arcade

Saturday 13th July

Victorian Pipers Association Championships - Presbyterian Ladies College, Burwood 9.00am - 4.30pm

Genealogy SeminarScotland 1730 - 1830 During the Enlightenment

RACV City Club, Bourke Street Melbourne 10.00 - 4.00pm

Pop up performance - Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club - 1.00pm The Block Arcade

‘Taking Flight’ - Hawthorn Pipe Band Concert with special guests – Hawthorn Arts Centre 7.30pm

Sunday 14th July

Pop up performance - Scotch College Pipe Band - 1.00pm The Block Arcade

Opening weekend event Reception & Themed Concert 2.30pm In the footsteps of Jean Redpath In The Burns Tradition - Fiona Ross with guitarist Shane O’Meara  A themed concert interweaves live music, narrative and archival recordings Kew Court House Theatre, 188 High Street Kew

Tuesday 16th July

Dr. James Donaldson presents “Decline of the Gaelic Language between 1700 and 1850 in the Scottish Highlands & Australia’

10.00am PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Rd, Prahran 3181 Event is free - bookings essential

Thursday 18th July

Workshop: Scottish Family History present by Dr. James Donaldson 10.00am PMI Victorian History Library, 39 St. Edmonds Rd, Prahran 3181 Event is free - bookings essential

Pop up performance - The Glenbrae Dancers 1.00pm The Block Arcade

Ceilidh Dance with Melbourne Scottish Fiddle Club – Abbotsford Convent 7.00pm - SOLD OUT

Friday 19th July

Genealogy DayGenealogical Society of Victoria, Lvl 6, 85 Queen Street Melbourne 10.00 am & 1.00pm

Saturday 20th July

Pop up performance - The Glenbrae Dancers 1.00pm The Block Arcade

Gala Dinner & Concert –  Melbourne Town Hall 6.30pm

Sunday 21st July

Kirkin ‘O The Tartan Service - The Scots’ Church, Collins Street 11.00am

Tartan Day Parade – Pipe band parade - Collins St, Melbourne 2.00pm