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A Night with Dr Hugh Dan MacLennan: “The Caman & The Calluinn”
8 January, 2020 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A talk to raise funds for the West Highland Museum and the Lochaber Shinty Memories Group.
Tickets available from the Museum.
Dr Hugh Dan MacLennan will present a talk “The Caman and The Calluinn: Shinty’s place in the games and diversions of New Year and thoughts on the history of the Shinty stick.”
An illustrated talk recalling many of the fascinating incidents related to Shinty matches at New Year in Lochaber and beyond. The talk will focus on the historical background to these gatherings and recount details of some of the spectacular events which have ensured that New Year Shinty matches are one of the most enduring traditions associated with the game.
Dr MacLennan will also discuss Shinty artefacts held in the West Highland Museum and the history of the production and manufacture of shinty sticks.
West Highland Museum