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9 November: London Scottish Commemorative Rugby Fixture
Friday 9th November London Scottish v Richmond, 8pm kick off
4-12 November: Naming the Beloved Art Exhibit
‘Naming the Beloved’ 4-12 November at St Columba’s Church, Pont Street. To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice, St Columba’s is exhibiting art installations by Scottish artist Gael Robertson with an accompanying soundscape by Duncan Lang. In the chapels of St Columba’s their works offer a thought-provoking and profound space to reflect on the
21 – 23 September: The London Scottish Regiment in the First World War, Remembered
The London Scottish Regimental Trust mounted an exhibition to mark the outstanding rôle played by the regiment in the First World war in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day. The Exhibition: ‘The London Scottish Regiment in the First World War, Remembered’ held in their Drill Hall and Museum at 95 Horseferry Road, Westminster, was
2 October: The Caledonian Lecture, Field Marshal Haig
The Caledonian Lecture is an annual celebration of Scots who have lived and worked overseas, making a contribution to their adopted country but retaining their Scottish traditions and values. This year’s Lecture will re-examine the role of Field Marshal Earl Haig during the First World War conflct and in peacetime.
18 October: This is My Life, Royal Caledonian Education Trust theatre production
This is My Life, a Royal Caledonian Education Trust theatre production for primary school children of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, was presented at St Columba’s Church, with two performances, on 18 October.
11 November: Remembrance Sunday services
Remembrance Sunday services, 11 November: St Columba’s Church at 10.45am Crown Court Church at 10.45am London Scottish Regiment Church Parade at 3pm
17 November: Family Ceilidh at St Columba’s
Family Ceilidh to celebrate Scots in Great War London Saturday, November 17, 6.30 for 7pm , until 10.30pm, St Columba’s Church Pipes & Drums of the London Scottish Regiment, display of Highland dancing, community singing of WWI songs and easy dances, all pre-1918, will be called.
Princess Royal endorses new book on Scots in Great War London
The Princess Royal has endorsed a new book about the “extraordinary” contribution of Scots in London during the First World World War.
Scots In Great War London launches
Ten Scottish organisations based in London have come together to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War in 2018. HRH The Princess Royal is the Patron of the Scots In Great War London Group.
With chapters written by each of the ten organisations, a new commemorative book entitled Scots in Great War London: A Community at Home and on the Front Line 1914-1919, published by Helion, was launched at a special event at the Caledonian Club on Tuesday 26 June.