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Thursday 10th August to 13th August 2023


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Thursday 10th August

5.30 pm Whisky Tasting at the Castle. Hosted by Dewars World of Whisky. (1.5 hours)


7.00 pm

Welcome Supper at the Castle

To be held in the garden at rear of the Castle (or inside if wet/cold).

An informal light supper with an opportunity to socialise with fellow Clan Society members from around the world. (2 hours)

This will include a 30 minute presentation about Archibald Menzies.

Friday 11th August

9.00 am

Historical Coach Tour

This year's historical tour will depart the Weem Church car park, making its way up the North Side of Loch Tay to Killin via Aberfeldy, Kenmore and Lawers. Stopping at mill west side of Killin. Then down through Killin and then walk along the west end of the Loch following old railway to Finlarig Castle and the site of the old pier. Returning along the North road again and then alongside of Drummond Hill, stopping to see Comrie Castle and back to Weem. (4 hours)

1.00 pm

18th Menzies Clan Golf Tournament

Kenmore Golf Club. Meet at Kenmore Golf Club Pro Shop at 1.00pm. Tee off at 1.30 pm. Golf clubs and trolleys may be hired at the Club. Please arrange prior to game.
Contact: Iain Menzies. Tel. 07570 068600
or email matchlessg9@blueyonder.co.uk

2.00 pm

Tour of Castle Walled Gardens

A walking presentation of the history, the work and discoveries taking place in the Castle's Walled Gardens. Length of tour approx 1 hour.

3.00 pm

Scottish Country Dancing for Beginners

Beginners of all ages welcome. Come and learn some of the dances performed at the Ceilidh. In the Great Room at the Castle (1 hour)

4.00 pm

Bagpiping at the Castle

A chance to play the pipes with some of the Menzies Pipe Band (1.5 hours)

4.00 pm

Castle Tour

Featuring the history of the Clan and the development of the Castle. Meet in front of the Castle if dry, or in the Old Kitchen if wet. (1.5 hours)



7.00 pm Castle Open to Clan Members
7.30 pm

Drinks Reception at the Castle

in The Great Room
(alternatively outside if weather fine)

8.00 pm

Clan Dinner in the Dewar Room.
Hot buffet style dinner featuring local Scottish produce.
Wine and other drinks available from the bar.
Seating plan for friends and families who wish to sit together. (please advise on booking form) Raffle Tickets for sale.
Dress – Smart/formal– Highland Dress & tartan encouraged.

Saturday 12th August

9.30 am
Castle open to Clan members
10.00 am Clan Society Annual General Meeting in the Dewar Room. (1 hour)
11.30 am

Clan March

Assemble at the Castle to march to Weem with the pipers, and on to the Aileen Chraggan Hotel.

12.00 pm

Light Lunch at the Aileen Chraggan Hotel

1.30 pm

Atholl & Breadalbane Highland Games

at the Aberfeldy Showground. Assemble at the entrance to the ring at the Showground for the Grand March. (please remember to wear some tartan)


8.00 pm Castle and bar open to Clan Members
8.30 pm

Clan Ceilidh in the Dewar Room ‘til midnight. Entertainment and dancing featuring Ceilidh stalwarts, the popular Gallivanters band.

Full bar provided.
Raffle draw. Prize donations welcome !

Dress: casual, Highland dress & tartan encouraged

Sunday 13th August

10.00 am Church Service in Weem Parish Church
10.30 am Castle and shop open to Members
12.00 pm

Friends of Castle Menzies Members' lunch,
Followed by discussion of FOCM projects
Old Kitchen in the Castle (2 hours)

Please see website for more information on how to become a "friend".

2.00 pm Open time at the Old Kirk. Closes 3.00pm.
5.00pm Castle closes.

Drinks at the Castle


Some Council Members


Eoghann - Tour Guide


Dinner in the Dewar Room



Clan March to Weem


Dancing at the Ceilidh

  We prefer Online Bookings which save the Society time and money.  
  However, if you require to use the traditional booking form, please click HERE to see the form, print it and follow the instructions on the form.  





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