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Events Programme, 2017

Saturday March 18th:
Duncan Johnston Memorial Piping Competition at the National Piping Centre, Glasgow. Presentation of The 1745 Association Trophy in the Marches, Strathspeys and Reels category.

Friday April 14th,
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.”

Evening of Friday April 14th
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 12.30pm
St George's Gardens London WC1N 6BN
Commemoration of the men executed in 1746 on Keniington and buried in the gardens

Friday September 8th–Sunday September 10th: Annual Gathering of The 1745 Association in London. The theme is the story of the Jacobites and Bonnie Prince Charlie in the years immediately after Culloden. The Gathering is for members of the Associatio onlyn, but two events during the Gathering are free to attend and open to any members of the public who wish to attend:

Sunday, September 10th
 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM: Commemoration at their place of execution at Tower Hill, London, of the lives of the Earl of Kilmarnock, Lord Balmerino and Lord Lovat. This will include a pibroch in honour of their memory.

Sunday, September 10th,
14:00 P.M. – 14:30 P.M.: At the Derwentwater Memorial in Acton Park, London, John Nicholls MBE, Honorary Life President of The Fifteen, the Northumbrian Jacobite Society, will remember the life and times of James Radcliffe, 3rd Earl of Derwentwater and grandson of Charles II and his younger brother Charles, the titular 5th Earl, both of whom paid the ultimate price for their loyalty to the House of Stuart.

Thursday, December 7th
17:45 – 18:30 P.M.: 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 December 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.

September 8th – 11th
Annual Gathering, Clarendon Hotel, London

The 2017 Annual Gathering will be in London.  Friday 8 September to Monday 11 September. Venue The Clarendon Hotel  Blackheath.

Proposed visits include The National Portrait Gallery, The Tower of London/Tower Hill, The British Museum as well as the 1745 Association plaque in St George's Gardens.



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.