The programme for the Clan Cameron gathering at Achnacarry on June 16 is now arranged.
Until 2.45 p.m. those arriving will be received by Lochiel and Mrs Cameron, and will go on to see many objects of interest to Camerons in the castle. There will be a special exhibit of Clan, family and Regimental Cameron tartans - more than 20 in number - arranged specially for this Gathering by Lt.-Col. Cameron Hay, Balhousie Castle, Perth.
As the passengers from the special train will begin to reach Achnacarry at 2 p.m., Camerons from Lochaber will be well advised to be at the castle before then. There will be a special service of buses from Fort William.
Lochiel will be introduced and presented by the Seanachaidh of the Lochaber Association of Clan Cameron, Alasdair Cameron, Bunalteachan, better known as "North Argyll." Lochiel will then address the gathering and he will be followed by the president of the parent Clan Society, Mr A.D. Cameron. Mr Malcolm Cameron of the Auto and General Electric Services who are installing the public address amplifying equipment, is sending a Cameron to take charge of the installation.
Clan March Past
During the afternoon the Pipe Band of the Cameron Highlanders will play; the Lochaber Country Dancing Society will dance, their dances including "The Reel of the 51st Division" and "The Glasgow Highlanders"; Mr MacPherson, Loch Treig, will demonstrate sheep-dog working and to wind up the afternoon a team from the Regiment and a team from the Lochaber Camerons will compete in a tug-of-war. During the afternoon there will be a March Past of the assembled Clan Cameron.
Tea will be served and a charge of 7s 6d will be made which covers this. Tickets can be obtained by Camerons, members of septs of Clan Cameron and those of close Cameron connection from members of the Association who may obtain them from the committee: Mr Donald Cameron, 23 Achintore, Fort William; Miss J MacInnes, 31 Alma Road, Fort William; Mr Duncan Cameron, Lundavra Crescent, Fort William; Mrs Neil Cameron, 14 Lochy Road, Inverlochy; Mrs D. Cameron, 8 Lochiel Road, Inverlochy; Mrs J.D. Cameron, Laxdale, Banavie; Miss M.C. Cameron, Orival, Corpach; Mr J. Cameron, 15 Mulroy Terrace, Roy Bridge; Mr A. Cameron, Bunalteachan, Ardgour; W.P. Cameron, Whinknowe, Banavie. Members of the Lochaber Committee will be on duty at the entrance on the day of the gathering.