SECOND INTERNATIONAL DOIG SOCIETY GATHERING
AT THORNHILL, Near Stirling, 4th-6th August 2006

 

Programme of Events


Friday 4th August 2006 at the Thornhill Community Hall:-
ALL ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER ON ARRIVAL

10.30 – 12.15 MEET & MINGLE with Doig cousins from around the world.
Meet with Ken Doig our genial genealogist. The World authority on Doig family ancestry. Ken will help you trace your family roots!
Please bring old documents, photos and memorabilia.

12. 15 – 12.30 Hugh Munro :- “What's on Magazine”

Lunch

2.00 Welcome by our Honorary Chairman, Kerr Doig

2.20 – 3.00 Ken Doig Genealogist - Latest update and anecdotes.

3.00 Rod McNeil (Guide with Abbot House Dunfermline:-
Presentation : A mystery followed by an enigma

3.30 Dr James Cranstoun of the Scottish Genealogy Society

4.00 Sheila Pitcairn, from Crossford:- Queen Margaret & Dunfirmline

4.30 Free time before returning for the Doig Soiree

7.30 – 11.30 Doig Soiree in the Thornhill Hall


Saturday 5th August 2006 at the Thornhill Community Hall:-
NEW ATTENDEES MUST REGISTER ON ARRIVAL

10.30 – 11.30 Meet with Doig cousins from around the world.
Meet with Ken Doig our genial genealogist. Please bring old documents, photos and memorabilia.

11.30 Talk on Charles Cree Doig Malt Whisky Distillery Designer

Lunch 12.30

1.30 David Ross: Presentation: – Robert the Bruce

2.15 pm Ken Doig: - DNA project.

2.30 Doigs of Peru by Federico Kauffmann Doig: Famous Archaeologist

2.45 DOIG CONFERENCE
Clan Status Project update Kerr Doig , Chairman
Finance Report & Accounts Ian Doig, Treasurer
AGM :- Election of Officers The Doig Family Society Constitution
Future Fund Raising A.O.B.

Our Next Two International Gatherings
2009 Year of the Home Coming
2010 Canada


Sunday 6th August 2006
A MORE RELAXING DAY!?!

 10.30 At a venue to be announced:-
organized walk to Kilmadock graveyard --Exploring Historic Links with Doig Family- approx 2hrs

 BRIDGE OF ALLAN HIGHLAND GAMES
All Day (Time To Suit Yourself)
Games Are Open Before 10am
Be early if you want a seat (Before 11am)

Andrew Doig of R. Doig & Son (tartansales.com) will be running a stall at the Games

THE DOIG STALL WILL BE A FOCAL POINT FOR LOST DOIGS AND MINGLERS
THIS STALL IS NUMBER 37 NEXT TO THE BEER TENT J
A full range of goodies are available for you to purchase!

Sunday Afternoon

MEET UP IN THE LION AND UNICORN
For A Farewell Meal with Your New Friends & Cousins
(no specific times set) 


PLEASE NOTE
During the Friday & Saturday an Artist will be present. He is Mr. Michael Donnelly editor of the Scottish Stained Glass “Making the Colours Sing” Michael will during the day be sketching people. His time and skills are free - a suitable donation to the Society Funds would be welcome for prints received.

REMEMBER!
PLEASE BRING RAFFLE PRIZES FOR FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT
PLEASE BRING BOOKS FOR THE BOOK STALL ALL TYPES WELCOME ESPECIALY FIRST EDITIONS!