Come and join Helmie the Helmsdale and District Games mascot on Saturday 18 August 2018.
This is a fantastic day out for all the family starting with the Local Heavy Events and the Children’s Mini Highland Games at 10.00 am in the Couper Park, Helmsdale. The piping and dancing competitions start at 10.30 am and 11.00 am.
The Games Parade from the village to the Couper Park starts at mid-day followed by the installation of Julian Innes as the Games Chieftain, the Official Opening and the Raising of the Games Flag.
There follows an afternoon programme of Highland Games heavy events, track and field events, Scottish Championship Hill Race, Pipe Band Parade, Tug of War, Trade Stands, Side Shows and various other fun events.
There is Live music in the Games Bar from 5.00pm followed by a Dance in the Marquee on Couper Park from 10.00pm.