Highland Games and Highland Gatherings 2018
From the months of May through to September, society across Scotland partakes in these games, which include heavyweight events like the caber toss, stone put and the Scottish hammer throw.
In general the Highland Games and Gathering season starts in May and finishes in September however some events go out with these months. The Highland Games are now celebrated the world over with events in America, medicines4all.com online eu, Asia and the rest of the planet.
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Highland Games and Gatherings coming soon.
Special Events: Scottish Hill Race Championship.
A traditional Highland Games at the heart of Scotland welcoming visitors from throughout the UK and around the world. www.stirlinghighlandgames.com
Stirling Highland Games is a traditional highland games which features running, cycling, heavyweights, highland dancing, light field with several piping performances spread throughout the day.
You can also enjoy our suppliers range of Scottish produce, craft stalls, food and drink, whisky and childrens entertainment.
Stirling’s affordable family day out!
10 Mile Walk/Run
15 Mile Mountain Bike
Special Events: Agricultural Show 09.30am.Parade to Field 12.45pm, Highly Competive Tug O’ War (Local) and Open Tug O’ War.
Braemar Gathering attracts competitors and spectators from all over the World. The annual attendance is around 16,000 and normally members of the Royal Family attend during some of the events. The massed pipe bands provide an excellent spectacle. The event is fairly unique taking place in the Village of Braemar, Population about 400, amidst the heather clad Cairngorm Mountains.
Traditional Highland Games for all the family and competitors. Heavyweight and tug o’ war events, including the community tug o’ war between Blairgowrie and Rattray. Running, races and cycling for all ages, including school events. Highland dancing from kids in traditional dress. Piping competitions for solos. Pipe bands entertaining with Scottish music. The Ardblair Stones to test your strength. Various traders, food, clothing, gifts, arts and crafts. Attractions for all ages, fun and animals. Staffie Smiles Dog Show with pedigree and fun competitions.
Special Events: MASSED PIPE BANDS, Solo Piping. Light Field & Heavy Events – Venue of 1997 World Hammer throw record of 153′ 1″.
Tug-o-War Championship of the Highlands; Scottish Junior Jumps Championship and Scottish 1600m Championship
SOBHD registered Highland Dancing Competition – organiser Jean Swanston – email@example.com.
NO DANCING ENTRIES OR TRACK ENTRIES ACCEPTED ON THE FIELD