August 2017 :
- From 4 to 13 August, the famous ‘Festival Interceltique de Lorient’ will honour Scotland as the main guest !
Brittany-Scotland association proposes :
- On Sunday 6, 4h30 pm, a conference by Rob Gibson and at l'espace solidaire;
- On Monday 7, 2h pm, a conference by Alex Salmond, ex First Scottish Minister, at Club K;
- On Tuesday 8, 5h pm, a conference on Scottish politics by Pierre Delignière at Lorient Chamber of Commerce;
- And many others during the whole week.
The association is also present on the stand of the ‘Institut Culturel de Bretagne’. For the whole festival entertainments, see :
- Interceltic Festival
From 4 to 13 August, the famous ‘Festival Interceltique de Lorient’ will honour Scotland as the main guest !
Brittany-Scotland association will be present. Check our news !
June 2017 :
- British and festive Weekend at Josselin, June 24 and 25
Here’s the programme :
- 2017 is the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology in Scotland
Among the many events organised during the year :
- Major new exhibition on ‘Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites’
- 8 June General Elections in the UK
Final Scottish result :
SNP : 35 (-21)
Conservatives : 13 (+12)
Labour : 7 (+6)
Lib Dems : 4 (+3)
May 2017 :
- Dremmwel and Rob Gibson at Rosporden
Celebrating Breton band ‘Dremmwel’ thirtiest birthday on May 12 at Rosporden, Rob Gibson sang ‘Caledonia’ and … something about a buffalo farm somewhere in the Highlands ! Good laugh ! Thank you for your talent Rob !
- Conference « Ecosse : les promenades géologiques d’un amateur »
By Pierre Delignière, May 21, 2h30, Maison des Minéraux, St Hernot, Crozon, during first « Festival du Centre de la Terre ».
Complete Festival Programme :
April 2017 :
- Bretons pay hommage to Tom McCormack
Rennes, 11 April : Per-Vari Kerloc’h and his friends have paid tribute to WWII Scottish soldier Tom McCormack, who died of his wounds at the battlefield 75 years ago.
March 2017 :
- International Women’s Day
The National Library of Scotland makes available to the public online the remarkable writings of Henrietta Liston, the wife of the Scots Robert Liston, the first British Ambassador to the US:
- Histoire de l’Ecosse
Breton publisher, Yoran Embanner, just published « L’histoire de l’Ecosse, le point de vue écossais », by Béatrice Balti.
- Inspecteur Swinney
Inspecteur Swinney’s adventures, by French writer, John-Erich Nielsen, have been republished.
All information at: www.hoh-editions.com
February 2017 :
January 2017 :
- 2017 in Scotland is sacred year of History, Heritage and Archaeology
All information at:
- ‘Robert Burns’ conference
January 27, 18h: ‘Robert Burns’ conference by Pierre Delignière Chez Max - Quimper