This is a non-political
the objects of which
- To study
- To record
the memory of
those who actively
in, or who had
with the '45.
- To mark
- To endeavour
For more details, see the 1745 Association Leaflet.
July 25th:, 2018, A
Pint, A Puzzle and a Poem: An
Hour with John Roy Stuart, Bard
When: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
How Much: £5
What (Event Description):
July 25th 1745: Prince Charles
Edward Stuart, a.k.a. Bonnie Prince
Charlie, sets foot on the mainland
of Scotland for the first time.
July 25th 2018: Michael Nevin,
Chairman of The 1745 Association,
marks the anniversary by reflecting
on the life, poems and remarkable
adventures of John Roy Stuart.
A Pint: At your discretion from the
excellent range of ales at the
A Puzzle: How many of the incredible
- as in unbelievable - stories told
about John Roy actually happened?
Is truth really stranger than
fiction? Or have some of the
folk tales passed down through the
ages simply grown with the telling?
A Poem: The event concludes with a
new English rendition of John Roy's
greatest poem, The Day of Culloden,
in which he reflects on the final
battle on British soil, a battle in
which John Roy led his Edinburgh
Regiment into the thick of the
fighting. "If all the
Highlanders had fought as fiercely
as the officer with the red hair and
the little hand, the outcome might
very well have been different".
The entry price includes a copy of a
booklet, "The Poems of John Roy
Stuart: A Personal Tribute" which
includes a new English translation
of "The Day of Culloden".
How to book: Through EventBrite by
typing in “John Roy Stuart” under
Search events or categories, or
Google “A Pint with a Poet: John Roy
Stuart” which takes you to the
NB: Because of space constraints in
the semi-private area of The Queens
Arms, only 26 tickets are available
for the event.
Click the link here for a JRS poem