Heritage Hub

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During the games visit our Heritage Hub for a number of excellent presentations and performances that celebrate and preserve the Scottish Culture.

SATURDAY MAY 18*



10:00-10:50 am
Performance: Celtic Harpist Alison Vardy



11:00-11:50 am
Talk: Scottish Influences in the Cultural Landscapes of Esquimalt and Victoria
Richard Linzey – Artist, Writer and Architect


12:00–1:00 pm Break due to Games Opening Ceremony



1:00-1:40 pm
Talk: Traditional Whisky and Craft Beer Making
Tyrus Reynolds Victoria Caledonian Distillery



1:50-2:40 pm
Talk: The Evolution of the Kilt
Justin Guthrie – Co-owner, North of Hadrian’s Custom Kilts



2:50-3:40 pm
Performance: Guth Nan Eilean, Voice of the Islands
The Victoria Gaelic Choir



3:50–4:50 pm
Talk: DNA Testing And Scottish Genealogy Research
Victoria Genealogical Society


SUNDAY MAY 19*



9:00-9:50 am
Performance: Celtic Harpist Alison Vardy



10:00-10:50 am
Talk: Scottish Influences in the Cultural Landscapes of Esquimalt and Victoria
Richard Linzey – Artist, Writer and Architect



11:00-11:50 am
Performance: Guth Nan Eilean, Voice of the Islands
The Victoria Gaelic Choir


12:00–1:00 pm Break due to Games Opening Ceremony



1:00-1:40 pm
Talk: Traditional Whisky and Craft Beer Making
Tyrus Reynolds Victoria Caledonian Distillery



1:50-2:40 pm
Talk: The Evolution of the Kilt
Justin Guthrie – Co-owner, North of Hadrian’s Custom Kilts



2:50-3:50 pm
Talk: DNA Testing And Scottish Genealogy Research
Victoria Genealogical Society



4:00-4:50 pm
Talk: Calling all Foodies! Cooking and Eating in 19th Century Scotland
Theresa Mackay PhD History student, University of Victoria


MONDAY MAY 20*



9:00-9:50 am
Performance: Celtic Harpist Alison Vardy



10:00-10:50 am
Talk: From Sheep to Sweater: transforming fleece step-by-step
Victoria Handweavers’ and Spinners’ Guild



11:00-11:45 am
Performance: Guth Nan Eilean, Voice of the Islands
The Victoria Gaelic Choir



11:50-12:35 pm
Talk: Calling all Foodies! Cooking and Eating in 19th Century Scotland
Theresa Mackay – PhD History student, University of Victoria


12:40-1:25 pm
Talk: Traditional Whisky and Craft Beer Making
Tyrus Reynolds Victoria Caledonian Distillery



1:40-2:30 pm
Demonstration: Waulking the Tweed
The Victoria Gaelic Choir



2:40-3:30 pm
Talk: DNA Testing And Scottish Genealogy Research
Victoria Genealogical Society



3:40-4:30 pm
Talk: A Corpse-Bin Bed and Oatmeal: Scottish Inns and Innkeepers in the Early 1800s
Theresa Mackay – PhD History student, University of Victoria


* Subject to change.

May 21st, 22nd & 23rd 2016