Published by the Ulster-Scots Agency (in association with the Robert The Bruce Commemoration Trust)
Robert The Bruce 700 : 1307 - 2007
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Enjoying the Bruce 700 commemorations!



Bruce 700 Ulster-Scots Community Festival


Bushmills, Saturday 16th June 2007, 11am – 6.30pm

• Peter Corry
• McDonald Brothers (of “The X Factor” tv series)
• Alexander Brothers
• Dunloy Accordion Orchestra
• Highland Games (organised by Glen Ross, Britain’s Strongest Man 2000 - 2002)
• Pipe Bands
• Nae Goats Toe
• A Parcel of Rogues
• Gillian Jones Dancers
• “Language Lounge” hosted by renowned local poet Charlie Gillen
• "Bruce Re-enactors" (Medieval Clydesdale from Scotland)
• "Kids Zone" with rides, inflatables etc.
• Birds of Prey
• Penalty Kick shoot out and Crazy Golf
• Moyle Country Market
• Ulster-Scots display area (featuring local Ulster Scots groups, Ulster-Scots Heritage Council and Ulster-Scots Language Society)

Bruce 700 Rathlin Island Festival


Rathlin Island, Friday 22nd June 2007 – Saturday23rd June

Friday 22nd June, 8pm:
• Frances Black
• Ciaran Dempsey
• Talk on Robert the Bruce by Mark Thompson, Chair, Ulster Scots Agency

Saturday 23rd June:
• Pipe Band Display
• Skerryvore Folk Group

Bruce 700 Ulster-Scots Community Festival


Stranocum, Co. Antrim, 2nd – 11th July

Monday 2nd July:
• Exhibition of banners, drums and uniforms (all day)
• Language classes – starting at 7.30pm

Tuesday 3rd July:
• Exhibition of banners, drums and uniforms (all day)
• Fishing Competition - starting at 7pm, 2 age groups ( 5 – 11 years & 11 - 15 years)
• Language classes – starting at 7.30pm

Thursday 5th July:
• Exhibition of banners, drums and uniforms (all day)
• Language classes – starting at 7.30pm

Saturday 7th July:
• Horse shoe competitions – starting at noon

Monday 9th July:
• Football tournament (including coaching) starting at 10am
• Family fun day with bouncy castle, magician, etc – 1pm - 5pm (football field, Bridge area)

Tuesday 10th July:
• Re-enactments, first starting at 1pm, second at 4pm
• Vintage car & tractor static display – starting at 7pm
• Dunloy Orchestra – starting 7.30/8pm
• Cookery demonstration - first starting at 1pm, second at 4pm

Wednesday 11th July:
• Robert the Bruce Fancy Dress Parade – starting at 7pm
• Bonfire including fireworks, lambegs and flutes – starting at 10.30pm

Bruce 700 and Ulster-Scots Cookery


Divernagh Orange Hall, Bessbrook, Co Armagh 10th – 12th July

Tuesday 10th July:
• Cookery demonstration - starting at 8pm

Wednesday 11th July:
• Photographic display – during the day
• Local schools colouring in competition – during the day

Thursday 12th July:
• Ulster-Scots Evening of Celebration:
• The Lowry Family – local musical family who are part of Piping Hot
• Altnaveigh House, Newry – Lambeg drumming, singing, storytelling and highland dancing
• Fiddlesticks – Ulster-Scots fiddle orchestra from Markethill
• Leonard Shields – Compère – storyteller and conducts Ulster-Scots displays

Battle of Bannockburn Re-enactment 23rd June '07 
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