Branch Events, D4D and Kingston Scottish Festival Cancelled

The Ottawa Branch is cancelling or postponing the remainder of its spring 2020 events. Events hosted by other organizations in Eastern Ontario are also being postponed or cancelled.

Amidst this uncertainty caused by COVID-19 and given the need to observe social distancing, it is important to stay connected virtually. Keep an eye out for a future post with a couple ideas on how to keep some tunes going through it all.

We wish good health to everyone and look forward to when we’ll be able to reconnect in person.


PDQB Examinations


PDQB examinations are deferred to autumn 2020. A future date will be communicated to candidates.


Indoor Highland Games – Kemptville


The Ottawa Branch Indoor Highland Games scheduled for May 9th is cancelled for this year.


Fred Morrison Show


Fred Morrison’s Canadian Tour is cancelled, but Fred is planning to come back next year. New dates will be communicated when the are available. Those that already purchased tickets will receive a refund in the near future.


Drumming for Drinks


Drumming for Drinks, being organized by the Glengarry Pipe Band for May 2nd, has been postponed, with a future date to be determined.


Kingston Scottish Festival


A message from the Kingston Scottish Festival:


“It is with regret that the Kingston Scottish Festival Executive Committee has decided to cancel the festival for the 2020 season. In light of concerns with respect to COVID-19, the committee felt it was best to put public health and safety first and foremost for our participants, attendees and vendors. We look forward to resuming the event for 2021. All registrations for piping, drumming and dancing will be refunded.”

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