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

Scottish Radio in South Australia

Back in the summer, we, here in South Australiacelebrated our 25th anniversary of broadcasting to our fellow Scots in Adelaide, writes South Australia Convenor, Jim Hay.  The intro music for this programme is by Tom Hye, A Hay A Hay from Delgatie Castle. The first Chief of the Caledonia Society for South Australia was Alexander […]

London branch party at the Caledonian Club

On Wednesday 1st September, the London branch held a drinks party at the Caldonian Club in Belgravia, a gentlemen’s club for Scots based in London founded in 1891.  Presided over by the Chief, this event was held in conjunction with the Royal Celtic Society.

Clan gathering in Scotland, 2010

The main annual gathering of Clan Hay took place over the weekend of the 7th and 8th of August in and around the clan’s heartland of Aberdeenshire. As usual, our hospitality tent at the Aboyne Highland Games provided a welcome for Hays from the four corners of the world. On Sunday 8th August, members were […]

American members’ pool party

Clan Hay of America President Rod Village and his wife Cathy host a ‘pool party’ at their home on the edge of the Colorado mountains for members in the United States. The Chief recently presented his mother, the late Countess of Erroll’s pinsel to the American branch, which was proudly displayed. Rod and Cathy’s son […]

Aboyne Games weekend 2009

The Aboyne Highland Games on 2nd August 2009 was the backdrop for the main annual gathering of Clan Hay, where we took our place in the Clan village with the Irvines, Leasks, Forbeses, Gordons, Burnetts and Frasers.  The success of the year of the homecoming meant we welcomed a larger than usual contingent of Hays […]

The Gathering 2009

The culmination of the year of the homecoming, 47000 Scots and people of Scots descent foregathered in Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park for a wonderful celebration of Scotland and all it has to offer. Opened by HRH the Duke of Rothesay, this has been described as the biggest highland gathering in history. Clan Hay was very much […]