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Celtic festivals, historical reenactments, fairs

Postby mishawakaskirt » Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:21 am

For those in the USA. (Or very die-hard Travelers) there is an 2 day event on October 6th and 7th called the Feast of the Hunter's Moon. If anyone is a Kiltie or a history buff. It's Well worth the trip to West Lafayette IN. Many neat sights , sounds, eats, and men in kilts.
https://festivalnet.com/49433/West-Lafa ... ter-s-Moon
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Re: Celtic festivals, historical reenactments, fairs

Postby Bikerkilt » Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:33 am

I'll keep this in mine if I happen to be going that way.
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Postby weeladdie18 » Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:09 am

Here in Cornwall the Archeologists have explored and excavated the Old Celtic Villages which were
Inhabited before the Roman Armies invaded what is now the British Isles.
I visited the Fisherman's Mission in Brest when we were on a Yacht Delivery some forty years ago.
There was a map of the Breton version of the old celtic lands. Brittany was La Petite Bretagne.

Scotland , Ireland ,Wales and Cornwall were identified as La Grande Bretagne.
The area known as England was left blank on the map.

It is claimed that the Viking Traders sailed to all the above lands in their summer voyages from
Scotland as settlers in Scotland. The voyage is known as the Celtic Way.
Each of the Celtic Lands now has its own tartans and the Kilt is worn.....An interesting and
complicated story..................weeladdie
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Postby noeleena » Sun Sep 23, 2018 8:57 am

Hi,

It seems there are a few here who are interested in their history and thats sounds good to myself as we are in new Zealand and have many clans over here so will be interesting in finding out some more info we lack

I,m involved with out Scottisch soc so is quite importaint to us and with our Name of Loch-head.and the Scots will know the meaning. history going back to 1225.or so, so be lovely to find out more.

And yes this is a Lass,

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Postby Sinned » Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:25 pm

Welcome noeleena. The is a meeting place for skirt wearers and whilst the majority of us are men who advocate the wearing of dresses and skirts with a side dish of other things to support them we would welcome anyone who has the same outlook, irrespective of sex or gender. So have a latte, pull up a chair around the potted palm and tell us a little about yourself and experiences.
I believe in offering every assistance short of actual help but then mainly just want to be left to be myself in all my difference and uniqueness.
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Re: Celtic festivals, historical reenactments, fairs

Postby Fred in Skirts » Sun Sep 23, 2018 5:39 pm

:welcome:
Hi noeleena,

Welcome to the best place to learn about skirting and it's history as concerning men. Please join in where ever and when ever you like.

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Postby weeladdie18 » Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:25 pm

Hello Noeleena . Welcome ...Please tell us some of your story.....there have been constant migrations from Scotland to the Old Colonies
from the Times of the English Civil War, during which the Jacobite Rebellion took place , to modern times.
The genes of the old tribes survive in the facial features of today' s citizens around the World....
Many of the Tartans worn today are registered with the Lord Lyon Tartan Registry in Scotland.

I was wearing one of my heavy weight eight yard long Kilts today. Made to measure in Scotland with the whole garment hand stitched .
20 hours of work on a Kilt Makers table.

" Getty Mashable Photos of the Scottish Highland Games 1900 to 1960 ".....
should produce some fine old Press Photos of the Scottish Highland Games ....weeladdie
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