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Friday, April 14, 2017 NTS Visitor Centre Culloden, 2:00 PM:

The Joint NTS/1745 Association Annual Culloden Lecture will be delivered by Dr Christopher Duffy, Honorary Vice Chairman of The 1745 Association, entitled “Writing the Jacobite '45”. It has come to our notice that booking is required for the Annual 1745 Association/NTS lecture at Culloden.
Should you wish to attend the event, please go to http://www.nts.org.uk/Visit/Culloden There is a search box at the top of the page. Type in the words “Christopher Duffy”. This will take you to the booking page. The lecture is free and will be given at 2pm on Friday, 14 April.

Evening of Friday, April 14, 2017

Glen Macdonald, Vice Chairman of the Association, is organising a dinner and evening in Inverness for members of the Association to mark the eve of the Commemoration.

 Saturday, April 22, 2017 12.30 PM

St George's Gardens, London WC1N 6BN. Commemoration of the men executed in 1746 on Kennington Common and buried in the gardens.

Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 5:45–6:30 PM:

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street Edinburgh. Gallery No 4 (The Wolfson Gallery). Michael Nevin, Chairman of the 1745 Association, will give a talk on ‘The Decline and Fall of the House of Stuart, 1700-1750’, to mark the anniversary of the fateful Council of War held in Derby on December 5, 1745 when the Jacobite high command decided to turn back to Scotland. The talk will draw on clues contained in the portraits of the main protagonists displayed in the gallery to explain what happened during that tumultuous half century.

More 2017 events on the Gatherings page.

Welcome Fáilte Bienvenue Benvenuto Bienvenido Witam
Triumphant at last
This is a non-political historical association, the objects of which are:-
  1. To study the Jacobite period.
  2. To record and preserve the memory of those who actively participated in, or who had connections with the '45.
  3. To mark the appropriate historical sites.
  4. To endeavour to safeguard the Jacobite heritage

For more details, see the 1745 Association Leaflet.

Description of the Jacobite Banner
Cairns, Memorials and Plaques
Events Leading to the Jacobite Rising
Our Favourite Links
Office Bearers of The 1745 Association
Mission Statement
Charles Edward Stuart by Giles Hussey in pencil and red chalk
  New content you won't find anywhere else. Our primary communication is The Jacobite, provided as part of the membership benefits. Recent research by association members found the location of Lochiel's burial place at Bergues.
Le du Teillay Versailles Palace - Court of Honour Charles' signature
January 16 2016
From 1:30-4pm there will be a guided tour in the area of the Battle of Falkirk the day before its 270th anniversary. More details to come.
September 3-6, 2015
The success of the 1745 Association's Annual Gathering is attributed to John Macfarlane and Glen MacDonald. We visited; Barcaldine, Glen Creran, Glen Ure, Appin, Duror, Ballachulish, and Inverary. Complete details on the Gathering's page.