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Innkeepers featured in The Scotsman

The Scotsman, courtesy of journalist, Alison Campsie, recently profiled research done by Theresa Mackay on Highlands and Islands innkeepers from the nineteenth century. Click here for the full article.


BBC 4 on Innkeepers

The BBC 4 show, Woman’s Hour, recently interviewed Theresa Mackay on her award-winning research on female innkeepers in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. Have a listen here starting at 34:45.


BBC Scotland Profiles Innkeeper Research

BBC Scotland recently profiled the award-winning research of Theresa Mackay from Royal Roads University and Larchgrove Marketing Group. See the article here and the news here (start at 3:20).


2016 Women’s History Scotland Winner

Each year Women’s History Scotland awards an early researcher with their Leah Leneman prize for best essay in women’s and/or gender history. The 2016 winner is Theresa Mackay for her research on female innkeepers in the Highlands and Islands. Read more about this prestigeous win on the WHS website.


The Immortal Memory

Join us at the Greater Victoria Police Pipe Band Robbie Burns dinner in January! This is the largest Burns Dinner in Victoria. Theresa Mackay of Larchgrove Marketing Group has been asked to give The Immortal Memory. See you there!


So long BCMA

Changes are afoot! Theresa has decided to leave the BC Museums Association and join Royal Roads University as Assistant Professor and acting head of their hospitality program in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management. Building on her previous teaching experience and role as Associate Professor at RRU, her first

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Under the Tartan Sky Features Scots in the PNW

Theresa Mackay from Larchgrove Marketing Group returns as a featured guest on the most recent Under the Tartan Sky podcast. This time talking about the settling of Scots in the Pacific Northwest and specifically, Victoria BC, Theresa also gives us a preview on upcoming Victoria Highland Games’ projects. Have a

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In-person Ancestry a CURIOUS Thing

Curious, this in-person ancestry hunt is, or at least the Royal BC Museum thinks so. The latest issue of the Royal BC Museum online publication, Curious, focuses on ancestry and includes an article on how you can use travel, museums and archives to connect to your family’s Scottish past. To read the article

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Mackay Profiled in Celtic Connection

Larchgrove owner, Theresa Mackay, was recently profiled in the summer issue of The Celtic Connection, a Vancouver-based publication that serves more than 35,000 Western Canadian and Northwest United States residents who have Celtic roots. Written by Harry McGrath, the article looks at Theresa’s connection to Scotland and her work at the

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Larchgrove Celebrates 5 years!

Five years ago this company started as a dream… Don’t all “celebrating 5 years” posts start like that? It seems a little fake to us, so let us say this instead: Our company developed out of a quest for authentic conversations and real relationships. We wanted to make a difference,

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