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Len Wood

A 4 week lecture series in the Norton Room all about the Scottish Highland Games.

Jan. 18 – Piping, Drumming and Pipe Bands, presented by Len Wood
Jan. 25 –
Highland Dance, presented by Elizabeth Reich, Owner and Chief Instructor, Arizona Academy of Highland Dance
featuring a brief lecture on Jan. 18 – Piping, Drumming and Pipe Bands, presented by Len Wood
Feb. 1 – 
Scottish Heavy Athletics, presented by Heather MacDonald, Highland Athlete and Professor of English, ASU Writers Studio
Feb. 8
– Scottish Clans, presented by Mark Pelletier, V.P. Administration and Board Member, Caledonian Society of AZ

Some highlights for the Feb. 8 class:

What is a Clan?
What to look for at the Games

  • The Clan Chief
  • Family and Sept Names
  • Tartan and how it relates to Clans
  • Clan symbols

More Background

  • Clans In Scotland vs. in US/Canada
  • Culture and Society
  • Heraldry and Arms in Scotland
  • Clan Warfare
  • Highlands vs. Lowlands

Sign up for 4 weeks and save money: $60 members and $75 non-members or for individual lectures $22.50 per lecture. Walk-ins welcome.

Call 602.864.2357 to register by phone or email academy@azirish.org for information.

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