Heritage Festival 2017 – Making Tracks – Highland Connections

Thursday 27th – Sunday 30th April, 2017
Talla Nan Ros, Kingussie

Our speakers are heritage experts from a range of institutions including the National Library of Scotland, Inverness College, The University of the Highlands and Islands, and Historic Environment Scotland. Join us on Thursday for a lively evening of illustrated heritage with music and song; Friday offers whisky tasting and Ceilidh fun as part of the Speyside Whisky festival; on Saturday we will have talks on subjects including mapping Badenoch, emigration from Badenoch, the letters of Anne Grant of Laggan, space and place in the A9 corridor, as well as book displays from Waterstones, Caberfeidh Horizons and Edinburgh University Press. Also displays and presentations on local textiles and from Kingussie Primary School. Saturday evening promises musical delights from Badenoch Chorale, including Faure’s Requiem. Sunday brings a guided walk into Glen Feshie, from where local people emigrated to Tasmania, Australia and Canada.

All talks are free, but donations are appreciated to help support your festival!

 

 

 

 

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