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Ceilidh at the Seaforth Highlanders Armoury

Originating from Scotland and Ireland, a Ceilidh is a community gathering event and the Seaforth Armoury and its Highlanders on Burrard Street in Vancouver, British Columbia will open its doors this weekend for this traditional event! The Ceilidh will welcome home Task Force 309 troop from Afghanistan with a parade and celebration along with Scottish food, dances and tours of the Armoury! So come on down this weekend to the Seaforth Armoury!

The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada will open the Seaforth Armoury Doors in Vancouver, British Columbia for a Ceilidh (a Scottish celebration) to honour their troops from Afghanistan with a parade and festivities!If you have always wondered what might be behind the Burrard Street Armoury doors, this is your opportunity to visit the Seaforth home and participate in a family friendly Ceilidh hosted by the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada. Come explore this historic building and enjoy the festivities:

  • Date: May 29th, 2010
  • Time: 2:00pm - 8:00pm (parade: 2:15pm)
  • Admission: Free (donations accepted)
  • Location: The Seaforth Armoury - 1650 Burrard Street, Vancouver (map)

Welcome home the Seaforth troops of Task Force 309 returning from Afghanistan, enjoy a parade , pipe and drum band performances, Highland dancers, Highland games (mini caber toss, weight carrying and tug 'o wars), a Scottish folk band, buy some Scottish delicacies, go on a tour of the Regimental Museum and Archives and see Canadian Forces vehicles!

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