The encampment of Alec George Hare
A’ Campa na-h Ailig Seòres Geàrr
It started with an Idea…
If you go to different Medieval Markets for several years, you will meet many people. Including, of course, the most diverse encampment Groups, where I was a Guest. It was always impressive how great the cohesion within the Group, but also the different Groups among each other and their Helpfulness and Cooperation. Unfortunately, there were no scottish Group nearby.
So what do I do? I comes up with the Idea to build a scottish encampment yourself. I got a Tent and started as a host encampment with another group to gather the first camp experience and organized parallel to the construction of my encampment. Before I knew it, a few friends came forward who were also interested in the camp and the Scottish culture and went together as Clan McGeàrr to various events.
Clan McGeàrr becomes the Scottish travel encampment
When the corona pandemic swept the world in 2019/20, there were hardly any events that you could attend together and as it is, some start to think and rearrange his interests. My previous companions founded their own encampment with a different topic, which meant that the clan itself no longer existed.
Since some organizers apparently also had a certain language problem with the name, at the end of 2022 the previous camp Clan McGeàrr was quickly transformed into ‘The Scottish travel encampment‘, in which like-minded people visit one or the other event together.
In the beginning I only had a tent and a fireplace.
The next step was a second tent and an awning with table and seating
Over time, the camp was expanded and improved
... Interested visitors I tell something about the history,
the history of the kilt and show how the belted plaid is laid and worn.
The Camp is committed to keeping Scottish history and culture alive in Germany.
For medieval markets i orient myself around the year 1500, while for Highland Games the 18th century, the time of the Jacobites is aimed at. Interested visitors get information about the history of Scotland, the history of the Kilts, as well as about special events of this beautiful country. It will be shown how the Belted Plaid, the wounded Kilt and the Arisaid were worn and above all worn with its different variants. At the top is the hospitality. The camp may therefore be visited by visitors to watch.
At the same time, i always act as representatives of Clan MacKinnon and the Clan MacKinnon Ltd.
Are you interested in Scotland? Do you want to support and participate?
If so, then write a Message or just contact me. This gives you the opportunity to actively participate as part of the Events and to spread the Story of a great Country.