Highland Games in Scotland 2006 Season / Article
Highland Games in Scotland 2006 Season
|Extensive List of Highland Games
Scottish Highland Games Dates 2006
Gourock Highland Games. Sunday 7th May 2006. Gourock Park. Gourock. Events: Track and Field Events, Heavy Events, Cycling Competition ,Piping Competition, Highland Dancing and Irish Dancing Competition, Ceilidh Band, Martial Arts, Wrestling, Tug-o-War, Side Shows, Amusements and Stalls. Contact: Games Administrator, Higholm Centre, Higholm Avenue, Port Glasgow, PA14 5JN tel. 01475 714865 Fax: 01475 714871
Bathgate and West Lothian Highland Games. Saturday 27th May 2006 at 10.30am. Meadow Park, Bathgate.
Blackford Highland Games Saturday 27th May 2006 at 12:30pm. Blackford Games Park Blackford. 12.30pm-5.30pm approx. Traditional Scottish Highland Games including highland dancing, track athletics and cycling, heavyweight championships and Scottish Amateur tug o' war. Other attractions include Comrie Pipe band, vintage tractors, classic motorcycle parades and children's quad bikes. Disabled Access OK. Admission - Adult Concessions and Children (2003 prices) Contact - Telephone - 01764 682814
Atholl Gathering and Highland Games. Sunday 28th May 2006 at 12:30pm. Target Park, Blair Castle Blair Atholl. Games start at approximately 1.15pm. Highland Gathering with piping, dancing, heavyweight events and tug o' war in the presence of the Duke of Atholl and Atholl Highlanders. Trade stands and refreshments. Disabled Access OK. Admission - Adults Â£5, Seniors Â£3 and Children Â£2. Contact - Blair Castle Telephone - 01796 481207
Cornhill Highland Games. Saturday 3rd June 2006 from 11.00am. Cornhill Playing Field, Cornhill. Events: Tug 'O War, Heavyweight Events, Cumberland Wrestling. Highland Dancing. Featuring the Dufftown Pipe Band
Shotts Highland Games. Saturday 3rd June 2006. Shotts. Events: Pipe Band Competition, Heavy Events, Highland Dancing, Athletics, Coupon Painting, Story telling etc, Track and Field. Contact: Jan Dearie Tel: 01501 823 258.
Carrick Lowland Games. Sunday 4th June 2006. Victory Park, Girvan. Usual Events: Running, Cycling, Light Field, Heavy and Track events, Highland Dancing. Under 12 Football competition, Tug-o-War, stalls, snack bars etc, Pipe Band competition. Contact Secretary: Ian Fitzsimmons, 15 Smith Crescent, Girvan, Ayrshire Tel: 01465 712
Markinch Highland Games. Sunday 4th June 2006 at 12.30pm. John Dixon Park, Markinch. Events: Programme starting at 12.30pm. Track and Field Events, Cycling, Heavyweight Events, Junior and Senior Solo Piping Starting at 10.00am Highland Dancing Commencing at 12.30pm, Pipe Band Competition Grades 1,11,111,1V and N/J, Adult and Junior Drum Major Contest, Fun Fair. Secretary: Isobel Westwater, 22 Park View, Markinch, KY7 6BL 01592 751667 Dancing: Anna Bain, 15 Jarvie Place, Falkirk. FK2 7FJ Tel . 01324 630499
Bearsden and Milngavie Highland Games. Saturday 10th June 2006. West of Scotland Football Club, Burnbrae, Milngavie. Events: Local Events and Highland Dancing commence 10.30am, Running, Heavy Events, Tug O' War, Pipe Bands, Highland Dancing, Wrestling, Football Competition. Contact: Cameron Wallace, 32 Kilmardinny Grove, Bearsden, G61 3NY Tel: 0141 942 5177. Dancing Convener: Ms N. Hemingway, 23 Rubislaw Drive, Bearsden G61 1PS. Tel: 0141 942 2990. Handicapper: A Crawford. 7 St Ronans Court, Glenrothes. Fife. KY6 2LQ Tel: 01592 753439.
Ardrossan Highland Games. Sunday 11th June 2006 At 11.00am. Laighdykes Field, Saltcoats. Events: Solo piping, Highland Dancing, Track and Field Events Heavy Events. Catering and Trade Stands. Secretary: Mrs Anne Clarke Tel: 01294 558194
Strathmore (Forfar) Highland Games Sunday 11th June 2006. Glamis Castle Glamis. 12.30pm-5pm. Traditional Scottish Highland Games held in the spectacular grounds of Glamis Castle. Come along and watch the entertainment of the Heavies tossing the caber and cheer on the runners in the track events. With various trade stalls, highland dancing and professional Tug O' War, there is plenty to keep the whole family amused. Disabled Access OK. Admission - To be confirmed Contact - Glamis Castle Telephone - 01307 840393
Lesmahgow highland Games. Saturday 17th June 2006
Newburgh Highland Games. Saturday 17th June 2006. At 1pm. Mugdrum House Games Park. Newburgh. Fife.
Oldmeldrum Highland Games. Saturday 17th June 2006 start 10.30am. The Pleasure Park, Oldmeldrum. Special Events: Heavyweight Championship (6 events), British Caber Championship. European Tug O' War Championship. North of Scotland Drum Major Championship. Glenfiddich Qualifying Heavy Events. Other Events: Highland Dancing, Pipe Band Contest, Grades 1, 11, 111 and 1V. Sunday: 5-a-Side Football (Soccer) (Open). Contact: Mr R.A.Forsyth, 2 Rosebank, Oldmeldrum, Aberdeenshire. AB51 0BG. Tel: 01651 873909.
City Of Aberdeen Highland Games. Sunday 18th June 2006. Hazelhead Park, Aberdeen. Special event: British championship 100 metre sprint. Other Events:Putting Heavy Stone, Putting light Stone, Highland Dancing, Tug O' War, Heavy Events, Field Events, Track Events, Piping, Junior Races,Sack Race Pipe Band Competition Grade 1,11,111,1V. Drum Majors: Junior and Senior, Twelve or more Bands Massed Pipe Bands. Secretary: Audrey Walker, Arts and Recreation Department, St Nicholas House, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1XJ. Tel: 01224 522208
Ceres Highland Games. Saturday 24th June 2006. The Bow Butts, Ceres, Fife. Usual Events: Heavyweight Events, Track and Field, Scottish Backhold Wrestling, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Pipe Band, Local Races, Fun Fair, Side Stalls and Beer Tent etc. Contact: Tracey Osler, "Sweetholme", by Ladybank, Fife KY15 7SH Tel (44) (0) 1337 830962.
Drumtochty Highland Games. Saturday 24th June 2006.
Peebles Beltain Sports. Saturday 24th June 2006.
Gairloch Highland Gathering. Saturday 1st July 2006 at 11am. Little Sands Farm. Gairloch, Ross-shire. Event Description: Join in the fun at Gairloch Highland Gathering, a traditional day out with lots of games to join in (or watch), highland dancers, pipe band, hill race, bungee run, splat the rat, pony show, farrier display, bbq, home baking, beer tent, pet parade, tug o war, followed by family ceilidh, then dance in the evening.
Glengarry Highland Games. Saturday 1st July 2006 at 1pm. Shinty Park, Invergarry. Events: Hammer Throwing, Caber Tossing, weight for distance and weight for height, track events, Highland Dancing, Pipebands, Hill race.
Thornton Highland Games. Saturday 1st July 2006 at 12.00pm. Memorial Park, Thornton, Fife. Special Event: Pipe Band Contest, Grades 1,2,3 and 4 Draw at 12.30pm Usual Events: Open Athletics, Cycling, Heavy Events, Youth events, Highland Dancing, Solo Piping,
Cupar Highland Games. Sunday 2nd July 2006. Duffus Park, Cupar, Fife. Special Event: Heavy Event Championship. Usual Events: Tug O War, Road and Track Cycle Races, Track/Field Events, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Obstacle Course Fun Event. Contact: J Morrow, Middle Cottage, Medloch, By Cupar, Fifeshire, Tel: (44) (0)1334 653828. Handicapper: A Crawford 7 St Roans Court Glenrothes KY6 2LQ Tel: (44) (0) 1592 753439, Dancing Organizer: Mrs S McKay, 21 Coronation St, Coaltown Glenrothes KY7 6HW Tel:(44)(0)1592 771425.Kenmore Highland Games Wednesday 5th July 2006. Kenmore Sports Field Kenmore. 6pm-10pm. An evening Highland Games held in a unique and beautiful setting. Includes heavy and track events, highland dancing, hill race, tug o' war, trade stalls and events for adults and children. Disabled Access OK Admission - Adults Â£5, Children free. Contact - Sarah Kelly Telephone - 01887 830227
Alva Games. Saturday 8th July 2006. The Johnston Park Alva. Special Events: Scottish 3200m Cycle Race Championship. British 800m Championship Footrace. Hill Race Championships.Senior and Junior. Usual Events: Running, Cycling, Heavy/Field Events. Youth Running Events, 5 man Tug O War. Solo Piping, Highland Dancing.
Forres Highland Games. Saturday 8th July 2006 at 1pm
Stirling Highland Games. Sunday 9th July 2006 at 11:30am. Stirling County Rugby Ground, Stirling. Special Events Wrestling inc. 9st 7lb Scottish Champs. Usual Events: Highland Dancing, Heavyweights. Tug o'war, Pipe Band Competition, Solo Piping open and junior. Centre Arena Events, Fun Fair, Stalls etc; Highland Dancing Organiser Anna Bain, John Boswell, Games Convenor, Stirling Highland Games, Tel 08700 550262. email email@example.com
Balloch Highland Games. Saturday 15th July 2006 at 10am
Elgin Highland Games. Saturday 15th July 2006 at 12.00pm. Morriston Playing Fields, Elgin. Usual Events: Track and Field events, Heavy Events, 10 Mile Road Race, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing. Pipe band Display, Highland Dancing Display. Contact Marion Allan Tel: 01343 541856 or Freda Chalmers Tel: 01343 549225
Lewis Highland Games. Saturday 15th July 2006 at 1pm
Lochcarron Highland Games. Saturday 15th July 2006 at 11.30am. Attadale Estate, Lochcarron. Special Event: British 56lb Weight over Bar Championship. Local Highland Dancing Display. Usual Events: Heavy Events, Track and Field Events, Tug O War, Hill Race, Five a Side Soccer, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Childrens Events. Clay Pigeon Shooting. Local Contact: Mrs Maureen Brown, 12 Sage Terrace, Lochcarron IV54 8XQ Tel: 01520 722554.
Morvern Highland Games. Saturday 15th July 2006 at 10am. Knock Park, Lochaline, Morvern, Argyll. Events: Air Display, Kite Flying, Model Aircraft. Usual Events: Heavy Events, Field and Track With Ladies Events, Childrens sports, Side Stalls and Beer Tent etc. Mhairi Jackson tel; 01967 421358. Contact: 01967 421665.
Tomintoul Highland Games. Saturday 15th July 2006 Public Park, Tomintoul, Near Granton on Spey. Usual Events: Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Heavy and Track Events, Tominabat Hill Race, Childrens Fancy Dress in Evening. Contact: P.E.Grant, Monriack. 18 Main Street, Tomintoul, Tel:(44) 1807 580407.
Barra Island Highland Games. Sunday 16th July 2006 start 1pm. Isle of Barra, Western Isles. Events: Games followed by Ceilidh Evening in Castlebay Hall at 9pm.
Stonehaven Highland Games. Sunday 16th July 2006
Burntisland Highland Games. Monday 17th July 2006
Inveraray Highland Games. Tuesday 18th July 2006. 10.30am. Castle Grounds, Inveraray. Usual Events: Solo Piping, Highland Dancing Competitions, Local and Open, Cycling, Light/Track and Heavy Events, Wrestling.
South Uist Highland Games. Wednesday 19th July 2006 10.00am. Askernish Machair. Special Events: Wrestling, Tug O' War. Usual Events: Piping, Dancing, Heavy Events, Light Events, Running, Light Field. Contact: Angus McDonald, 340 North Boisdale, South Uist HS8 5TD Tel:01878 700509.
Mull Highland Games. Thursday 20th July 2006 at 10.30am. Location: Erray Park, Tobermory, Isle Of Mull. Usual Events: Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Heavy and Light Field Events. Open and Local Contact: Florence Kirsop, Mosshill, Main Street, Tobermory, Mull. PA75 6NU Tel: 01688 302270 Fax: 01688 302232
North Uist Highland Games. Friday 21st July 2006 at 10.00am. Balone Field, North Uist. Usual Events Contact: Paul Wilkie, Tynecastle, Grenitote, North Uist, HS6 5BP Tel: 01876 500239.
Airth Highland Games. Saturday 22nd July 2006 at 11am
Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games Saturday 22 July 2006. The Games Park Lochearnhead 12.30pm-5.30pm (approx) Traditional Highland Gathering with field, track and novelty events. Disabled Access OK
Luss Highland Gathering. Sunday 23rd July 2006 11.00am. Luss, Alexandria, Loch Lomond. Usual Events: Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, (SOBHD rules), Track/Field and Heavyweights, Hill Race, Tossing the Sheaf, Cycling, Wrestling. Local and Open Events. Contact Secretary: Anne Paterson, 8 Charlotte Street, Dumbarton Tel: 01389 762854. Fax: 01389 730790.
Inverness Highland Games. Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd of July, 2006 at 12am. Bught Park, Glenurquhart Rd, Inverness. The most spectacular Highland Games in the North of Scotland. Set in beautiful Bught Park ont he banks of the River Ness, the Inverness Games features all the traditional Heavy Events, Highland Dancing, Piping and traditional music. Contact: Mr Gerry Reynolds, Town House, Inverness, IV1 1JJ. Tel: 01463 724262 Fax: 01463 712850
Southend Highland Games. Saturday 22nd July 2006 at 6pm. Hotel Park, Southend, by Campbelltown. Usual Events: Track and Field, Heavy Events, Piping.
Taynuilt Highland Games. Saturday 22nd July 2006 at 11am. Sports Field, Taynuilt. Events: Running (Men and Women), Heavy Events, Piping, Side Stalls, Tug o' War, Highland Dancing Competition and Novelty events.
Arisaig Highland Games. Wednesday 26th July 2006 at 12.30pm. Traigh Farm, Arisaig. Nearest towns: Arisaig, Mallaig. Events: Traditional Highland Games. Highland dancing, Heavy Events, Solo Piping Competitions, Track and Field Events, Games dance at 10pm. Contact: Allan MacDonald Tel: 01687 450 604
Durness Highland Gathering. Friday 28th July 2006
Dufftown Highland Games. Saturday 29th July 2006
Halkirk Highland Games. Saturday 29th July 2006 At 1230
Kilmore and Kilbride Highland Games. Saturday 29th July 2006. Balinoe Field, Kilmore.(5miles South of Oban).
Lochaber Highland Games. Saturday 29th July 2006 at 10.30am.. An Aird, Fort William. Events: Light Field, Heavy Events and Track Events, Cycling, Highland Dancing, Solo Piping. Contact: Colin Strange, 9 Shaw Place, Fort William. Tel 01397 704044.
Strathconon Highland Games. Saturday 29th July 2006 at 12 noon. Strathconon. Usual Events: Hill Race, Heavy Events, Clay Pigeon Shoot, Adult and Children's Races, Field Events. A Games which tries to keep a more traditional, non professional feel to the day! It is in the original spirit of Highland Games! Secretary: R. Fotheringham, 5 Achcoran Strathconon, Muir of Ord, Ross-shire, IV6 7QQ Tel: 01997 477263
Callander Highland Games. Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July 2006 at 1pm. Callander Games Field. Usual Events: Traditional Highland Games and Strongman Events, pipe bands, Highland Dancing etc Contact: Dan McKirgan, Myrtle Inn, Stirling Road, Callander Tel: 01877 330184 Fax: 01877 330228.
Mallaig and Morar Highland Games. Date of Event: Sunday 30th July 2006 at 12 noon. Location: The new Lovat Memorial Field, Morar. Nearest Towns: Mallaig, Fort
St. Andrews Highland Games. Sunday 30th July 2006
The Border Gathering. Sunday 10th to the 13th August 2006 at 12pm. Heath Hall, Dumfries and Galloway College.
Dornoch Highland Gathering. Friday 4th August 2006 at 10:30am. The Meadows Park, Dornoch. Usual Events: Heavy Events, Track and Field events, Cycling, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing. Contact: William Grant, Links House, Kennedy Avenue, Dornoch, Sutherland. Tel 01862 810806.
Aberlour and Strathspey Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006 at 11:00am. Alice Littler Park, Aberlour.
Aboyne Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006 at 10.30am. Aboyne Green, Aboyne. Special Events: Marquee Dance on FRIDAY. Novice events 10.30am. Usual Events: Heavyweights, Hill Race, Tug O War, Light Field Events, Highland Dancing, Solo Piping and Massed Pipe Bands. Contact: James Garioch,28 Duncan Road, Tarland, AB34 4YE - 013398 81209.
Brodick Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006
Dundonald Games. Saturday 5th August 2006 at 12pm
Inverkeithing Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006.
Mey Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006 13.00pm
Newtonmore Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006
North Berwick Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006 at 10.30am. Recreation Park, North Berwick. Events: Scottish Amateur Heavy Championships 2001, Piping Competition. Highland Dancing. Heavy Events, Track and Field Events. Contact: Mr John Starr, Manis Cottage, North Berwick, East Lothian, EH39 4EE Tel 01620 890333
Bridge Of Allan Highland Games. Sunday 6th August 2006
Montrose Highland Games. Sunday 6th August 2006 Dancing and Local 10 am Open 12 pm. East Links, Montrose. Special Events: World Caber Championship 2005, Tug O War Championships. Clydesdale Horses, Solo Piping Piobaireachd Supreme Championship. Dog Show. Usual Events: Solo Piping. Highland Dancing, Running, Cycling, Heavyweights.Skye Highland Games. Wednesday 9th August 2006 at 9.45am. The Games Field Portree, Isle of Skye. Special Event: Three day Piping Competition starting on the 2nd August. Usual Events: Track and Field, Heavyweights Highland dancing, Piping competition, Hill race. Tug O' War, Fun races. The Isle of Skye Pipe Band will be in attendance Contact: Allan Stewart, 8 Wentworth Street Portree, Isle of Skye. IV51 9EJ Tel: 01478 612540. Fax: 01478 613435.
Ballater Highland Games. Thursday 10th August 2006.
Tain Highland Gathering. Thursday 10th August 2006 at 10am. Glenmorangie Field (By Route A9) At Tain on Route A9 (East coast ) Ross-shire. Special Events: British Championship Medals For Light and Heavy Hammers, Solo Piping Senior and Junior (Open), Highland Dancing All Categories, Open Light Field and Light Track. Heavy Events Including Caber. Hill Race. Tug-O-War, Cycling and Children's events. Contact: Fiona Sutherland, Secretary, 1A Stafford Street, Tain, Ross-shire. Tel: 01862 893067 Fax: 01862 892883. Secretary: Fiona Sutherland, 2 Robertson Drive, Alness Telephone 01349 884149
Assynt Highland Gathering. Friday 11th August 2006
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