THE HOUSE OF LUMSDEN
LUMSDEN CLAN GATHERINGS
KELSO, BORDERS 2015
St ANDREWS UNIVERSITY, FIFE 2012
HUNTINGTOWER, PERTHSHIRE 2009
ABERDEEN UNIVERSITY, CITY OF ABERDEEN 2006
LUFFNESS CASTLE, EAST LOTHIAN 2003
snaps from KELSO 2015
The Lumsden Gathering - Kelso August 2015
Fifty-three members of the Association and their guests assembled at the
Ednam House Hotel, Kelso for the 2015 Lumsden Gathering.
For the Gathering the hotel had given us a room opening on to the lawn and gardens above the River Tweed and with a piper playing outside, members made use of this and the good weather to take in the view of the river and the Kelso Bridge.
The International Gathering of the Clans Edinburgh 2009
The Homecoming Highland Games, Edinburgh
On Saturday 25th, 2009, 15 Lumsdens and friends boarded a bus at the Huntingtower Hotel, on the outskirts of Perth and headed to Edinburgh to attend the Homecoming Highland Games and Clan Gathering.
At the tent in the Clan area, which we shared with the Tribe of Mar, we met up with many other members who had made their separate way there. The weather was glorious and a better setting, between the Palace of Holyrood and Arthur’s Seat, could not have been found. Business at the tent was brisk and Gillem, his sons, Cren and Jas, together with Sonagh, Lucy and Archie took turns to talk to friends and vistors.
This was probably the largest Highland Games and Clan Gathering held in Scotland and it is estimated that over 47,000 people from 40 countries attended over the two days. Pipers and dancers, live music, food and drink and the most vivid array of tartan, worn in all manners, contributed to the colour.
Although the bus set off back to Perth in the evening, a hardy collection of folk took place behind their Chief to march in the huge procession up the Royal Mile and attended the pageant at the castle.
Click here to see a great selection of photogrpahs of the 2009 International Clan Gathering.
Lumsden Chief Gillem with his sons Jas and Cren
2018 Gathering at Lumsden, Aberdeenshire
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DAVID LUMSDEN OF CUSHNIE
Our last gathering should have been in 2020.
We will have one as soon as we can.
.........watch this space!