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Event Archive - Tartan Day: Knacker's Yard, 5th (BC) Field Regiment, RCA Band (BC), VHGA Highland Dancers, VHGA Heavy Events Athletes, Irish Dancers, Gaelic Choir

Sat. April 7th 2018 Victoria's Spirit Square (in Centennial Square) (All Ages)
noon - 4:00 pm doors at noon
The Victoria Highland Games Association is pleased to host Victoria’s 8th annual TARTAN DAY celebrations on Sunday, April 7, 2018, in recognition of ‘National Tartan Day’. From noon until 4 pm, Centennial Sqaure will be decked out in full Tartan to celebrate the city’s very strong Scottish heritage and culture. A full schedule of Scottish entertainment includes pipe bands, highland dancers, heavy event athlete demonstrations and celtic music.

There will be booths from various Scottish cultural societies, including the Victoria Highland Games Association where advanced tickets to the 153rd Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival at Topaz Park May 19 – 21, 2018 and the Tilted Kilt Pubcrawl will be available for purchase.

Parking is available at the Centennial Square Parkade (645 Fisgard Sreet).


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Knacker's Yard (Celtic Folk)

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Hailing from Victoria, BC in Canada, Knacker’s Yard has been arranging and performing traditional Irish, Scottish, English and original music since 2013. Comprised of Bronwyn Churcher (fiddle, vocals) , Stephen Johnson (accordion, tin whistle, vocals), Jon MacDonald (guitar, vocals), Cody Baresich (mandolin, vocals), and Dexter Simpson (Irish ten... more info

5th (BC) Field Regiment, RCA Band

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Picture taken October 16, 1916. The 5th (BC) Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Band is an authorized band of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve. It is the Land Force's resident military band in the provincial capital of Victoria, the only Reserve Military Band on Vancouver Island, and has the distinction of being the oldest continuously ... more info