CLAN FARQUHARSON 2020 VIRTUAL GATHERING

WHISKY TASTING

FRIDAY 14th AUGUST (8pm - 9pm BST)

Clan Farquharson UK has partnered with Skene Whisky to host an exclusive online Whisky Tasting this evening. This will be what is known as a Hybrid event, an event that blends Virtual with Real as you will be able to physically pour, nose and taste 4 Scottish malts while an interactive tasting is conducted online. This opportunity will be offered in priority to Members and Friends of Clan Farquharson UK and will be limited to the first 50 UK registrants (aged 18 years +). Registrations will close for this event on the 7th August 2020, following which all Registrants will receive a box of 4 Whisky samples (each 15ml) delivered directly to their door. The deadline may be extended by a few days and opened to a wider UK audience should some spaces remain, so, if you wish to participate but are not yet a Member of Clan Farquharson UK, it is important that you add your name and email address to the waiting list. Members of Clan Farquharson Societies overseas are also welcome to participate, either in a purely spectating capacity or as active participants, in which case they will be responsible for procuring their own whisky samples locally as we are unable to send samples abroad on this occasion.

The Tasting will be conducted by ZOOM, details follow registration.

Your hosts will be Andy Skene, Founder of Skene Whisky (photo opposite)

and Jonathan Findlay, President of Clan Farquharson UK (below opposite).

 

We will be tasting 4 Whiskies from Scotland:

  • A Bourbon Cask Single Malt (Speyside)

  • A Sherry Cask Single Malt (Highland)

  • A Peaty Single Malt (Islay)

  • A Blended Malt (31 Year Old)

This will be a free event, although donations will be welcome, all proceeds going to Raising the Standard, the fundraising appeal for the restoration of Braemar Castle.

 

All whisky samples will be selected, sourced, provided and dispatched by Skene Whisky under license.

 

Please consume responsibly and ensure that all participants and/or spectators of the event are of a legal age to drink alcohol in their country of residence.

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Our other Social Engagements this week:

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MEET & GREET

SUNDAY

9TH AUGUST

Move through to the Virtual Lounge or Beer Garden to catch up with other Members and Guests.

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OPEN-MIC

TUESDAY

11TH AUGUST

Reserve your spot to entertain guests with song, music, poetry, storytelling, stand-up, magic or dance.

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VIRTUAL QUIZ

THURSDAY

13TH AUGUST

Enter your Team or Household here to take part in this Quiz against the clock.

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CLAN BANQUET

SATURDAY

15TH AUGUST

Our Finale to the Virtual Gathering and the only paid-access event.

You cook, you socialise,

we entertain + Raffle.

BID TO BE SELECTED FOR THE CHIEF'S VIRTUAL COLOUR PARTY

Bidding opens Monday 10th AUGUST 2020 and closes Sunday 23rd August 5pm BST

Register your Name, create an Alias and submit a full length photo in Highland Dress along with your Donation pledge. The photos of the top 9 donors will be "Photoshopped" together as the Chief's 2020 Virtual Colour Party, the top donor receiving the honour to carry the Chief's Colours. All selected will receive a digital copy of the final image. Open exclusively to active Members of our affiliated Clan Farquharson societies.

All proceeds will go towards "Raising the Standard," the fundraising appeal for the restoration of Braemar Castle.

ABOUT US >

Clan Farquharson UK is a Non-Profit organisation, run entirely by volunteers with the aim of promoting Scottish Clan Heritage, Traditions and Culture and especially those of Clan Farquharson, one of Scotland's most prominent Clans. With over 200 family names with ancestral links to Clan Farquharson, there exists a diaspora of over 5 Million people worldwide with connections to the Clan. In addition to Clan Farquharson UK, there are affiliated Societies in numerous overseas territories including USA, Canada, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. All Clan Farquharson Societies are membership based, operate independently yet collaborate openly in the interests of preserving the clan's heritage and inspiring an ever-increasing audience.

CONTACT >

CLAN FARQUHARSON UK

W: www.clanfarquharson.com

E: gathering@clanfarquharson.com

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