News, articles, information and regular updates from the Clan Hay Society

Christmas in Colorado

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Larry and Barbara Hay had their annual Clan Hay Christmas party again this year and as always it was quite a party! Everyone seemed to be having a good time. There was a lot of good food, drinks and the house rang with laughter, most of it coming from the area that Larry was […]

Summer Activity Programme Announced

The Clan Hay Society has announced details of an action packed programme of activites in Scotland this summer.  Centred on the clan’s Aberdeenshire heartland, these events will, we believe, provide something for everyone. The main annual gathering of Clan Hay will, as usual, take place at the Aboyne Highland Games in Aberdeenshire on Saturday 6th […]

Clan Hay featured in Norwegian national press!

London member Mike Hay, originally from Perthshire, spent the New Year in Oslo and was intrigued by a feature in a Norwegian national newspaper on the Scottish clans.  More to the point, our Chieftain Alexander Hay of Duns receives star billing. The following is a translation of the article, kindly provided by Mike’s partner Hanne Woods […]

TV Documentary on Clan Hay

  Belgian television is about to screen a documentary about Clan Hay on the C’est du Belge programme on the Belgian TV channel, La Une.  This has been arranged by Tom Hye, our dynamic Convenor for Continental Europe.  Clan Hay Europe participates annually in the wreath laying ceremony at the Menin Gate at Ypres, commemorating […]

New Treasurer for Clan Hay Society

The Clan Hay Society has a new treasurer in Pam Rotheroe-Hay, who takes up the reins today, 1st January 2011.  Pam is a well known and well liked member of the Clan Hay who many members will recall meeting at successive gatherings in Edinburgh and at the Aboyne Games. In taking on this challenging post […]

No Substance to Yester House Rumours

Rumours that Lady Gaga is to buy Yester House, the former seat of the Marquis of Tweeddale and one of the most significant historic properties associated with Clan Hay, turn out to have been greatly exaggerated. It was widely reported in November that the American starlet had exchanged contracts on the 60 room mansion, news […]

Further plans for Slains Castle restoration

Aberdeen’s Press and Journal newspaper has reported this week that the controversial plan to restore the ruin of Slains Castle at Cruden Bay as a block of holiday flats has been resurrected. The castle, for 300 years the principal seat of the Earls of Erroll, has stood derelict since the 1920s when it was largely […]