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.
Events: Running, Cycling, Light Field, Heavy and Track events, Highland Dancing, Pipe Bands. Contact: Andrew Taylor, Heavies Convenor, Andrew Taylor, Heavies Convenor, 21 Avon Road, Bathgate, West Lothian, Eh48 4AH 01506 654035

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 £5, Seniors £3 and Children £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
Contact: Mrs Shona Hay, 15 Silverhillock, Cornhill, Banff, AB45 2AY. Tel: 01466 751407. Dancing: Mary McKilligan, Headiton, Cornhill, Banff, Tel: 01466 751356.

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
Location: Craighead Park, Lesmahagow Nearest Town: Lanark. Airport: Glasgow, Edinburgh. Events: Heavy Events, Track and Field Events, Piping Competition, 'Highland Dance Display', Great Prizes. David Abercrombie, Treasurer, tel 01555-895688

Newburgh Highland Games. Saturday 17th June 2006. At 1pm. Mugdrum House Games Park. Newburgh. Fife.
Events: Open and U21 Boat Race, Running, Cycling, Heavy/Field Events. 90m and 1600m Youth Running, Pipe Bands. Stalls. Secretary: Mrs J Urquhart, 170 High Street, Newburgh, Fife, KY14 6DZ Tel: 01337 840740

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.
Drumtochty Castle Grounds Auchinblae. Laurencekirk. Usual Events: Open and Local Heavyweight Event, Hill Race, Open and Local Tug O War, Solo Piping Highland Dancing, Massed Pipe Bands. Contact: Douglas Gauld, 18 Reed Crescent, Laurencekirk, AB30 1EF Tel: 01561 378120 douglas.gauld@virgin.net Dancing: Mrs E Lindsay, Waterside of Phesdo, Laurencekirk, AB30 1EX. Tel: 01561 340234.

Peebles Beltain Sports. Saturday 24th June 2006.
Location: Hay Lodge Park, Peebles. Events: British Championship 110 Mtrs (Scratch Race) Handicap Events: Foot Races, 100 Mtrs, 200 Mtrs, 800 Mtrs, 1600 Mtrs, 3200 Mtrs, and for 10 - 16 Yrs, 90 Mtrs, 1600 Mtrs, Highland Dancing competition at 1300 hrs. Contact: Paul Spence, 462 March Street, Peebles, EH45 8EP. Tel
01721 72443024

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.
Contact: Fiona Downie. Phone: 01445 712312.

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.
Contact: Mrs R J Stewart, 10 Garry Crescent, Invergarry, PH35 4HB. Tel: 01809 501238

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,
Contact Dancing Convener: Sheila Mckay,21 Coronation Street, Coaltown of Balgownie, Glenrothes, KY7 6HW Tel: 01592 771425. Band Entries to: Mr Walter Ritchie, 38 Ford Crescent, Thornton, KY1 4EB, Tel: 01592 774121
Contact: Mrs Flora Mackie, 507 blair ave, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 4RF, tel:01592 773065

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 £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.
Contact: Mrs S McKay 21 Coronation Street, Coaltown Glenrothies, KY7 6HW Tel.(44)1592 771425.Contact Secretary : C Dunbar, 57 Broomridge Road, St Ninians, Stirling, FK7 0DT. Tel: 01786 813523.

Forres Highland Games. Saturday 8th July 2006 at 1pm
Grant Park, Forres. Special event: Scottish Senior, Masters and junior Championships 2005. Usual events: Track Events, 10K Road Race, Heavy events, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Field events, Tug O' War. Secretary: Michael W. Scott. 7 Fleurs Road, Forres. Moray. IV36 1LY michaelwscott@lineone.net Tel Michael 01309 673289.
Arena Convenor Arena Convenor Jim Lawther 29, Drumduan Park Forres.

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 info@stirling-tourism.co.uk
www.stirling-highland-games.co.uk

Balloch Highland Games. Saturday 15th July 2006 at 10am
Balloch Castle Country Park. Special Events: Pipe Band Competition. Scottish 80 Metres and British 200 Metres Running Championships. 12st 7lb Scottish Backhold/Cumberland Style British Championship. SGA World Heavyweight Championship. Usual Events: Solo Piping, Highland Dancing. Running, Cycling, Track and Field Events, Tug O War, Heavy Events, Wrestling.
Contact: Andrew Thornton 01389 754 995.

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
Location: Tong Recreation Centre, Tong. Isle of Lewis.
Usual Events: Contact: The Lewis Highland games. Tong Village Hall, Tong, Isle of Lewis Telephone Sue 01851 704671

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.
Contact: Mairi Galbraith, 5 Horve Cottages, Castlebay, Isle of Barra, HS9 5XJ Tel:01871 810436

Stonehaven Highland Games. Sunday 16th July 2006
Mineralwell Park, Stonehaven. Grampian. Special Events: Grampian Light Events Championship. Usual Events: Heavy events, Tug O War, Highland Dancing, Solo Piping, Running. Contact: Events Officer, Aberdeenshire Council, Viewmount, Arduthie Road, Stonehaven, Tel: (44) 1569 340234.

Burntisland Highland Games. Monday 17th July 2006
Burntisland. Events: Heavy Weight and Cycling Events. Open Foot Race, 90 Metres, 200 Metres 400 Metres, 800 Metres, 1600 Metres, 3200 Metres, Invitation 90 Metres Handicap. Highland Dancing. Special Race: Binn Hill Race, Local. Contact: Secretary, Mrs Isa Duncanson, 13 Duncanson Drive Burntisland, Fife, KY3 9JN. Tel:(44) 1592 873234

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.
Contact: Mrs Margaret Mather, 16 Upper Riochan, Inveraray, Argyll. PH32 8UR. Tel: 01499 302458.

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
North Greens Park, Airth. Special Events: BRITISH OPEN PROFESSIONAL HIGHLAND DANCING CHAMPIONSHIPS. Commence 11.30 Usual Events: Running Track/Field and Heavy Events, Cycling Tug O War, Wrestling.
Contact: Alex Detlaff, 36 Paul Drive Airth, Falkirk, FK2 8LA Tel: 01324 831712.

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
Admission - Adults £5, Concessions £3 (car parking free)
Contact - Angus Cameron Telephone - 01567 830268

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.
Contact: Callum Semple, Caliglen, Southend, Campbelltown, PA28 6LW. Tel: 01586 830263.

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.
Contact: Cathie Reid, 1 Strathview, Taynuilt. tel no. 01866 822436.

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
Shore Park, Durness, North West Sutherland. Usual Events: Piping, Highland Dancing, Field/Track and Heavy Events, Children's Races. Contact: Mrs Janet Cordiner, 2 Bard Terrace, Durness by Lairg Sutherland. IV27 4PS Tel: 01971 511358

Dufftown Highland Games. Saturday 29th July 2006
Mortlach School Sports Field, Dufftown, Grampian. Special Events: Ben Rinnes 5 tops Hill Race, Overseas Visitors Race. Usual Events: Massed Pipe Bands, Track and Field, Heavy Events, Tug O War, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing. Contact: A Brown, Ashville, Church Street, Dufftown, AB55 4AR Tel: 01340 820342. Dance Convener: A Milne, Kildonnan, Lower Cabrach, By Huntly. AB54 4EH Tel: (44) 1466 702266.

Halkirk Highland Games. Saturday 29th July 2006 At 1230
Location: Halkirk Nr Thurso, Caithness. Special Event: Piobaireacvhd, Usual Events: Light Field, Heavy Events and Track Events, Cycling, Highland Dancing, Solo Piping, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Tug O War, Novelty and Childern Races. Games Night Dance. Contact: Charlie Millar, Ashleigh, 43 Church Street, Halkirk Tel: 01847 831287.

Kilmore and Kilbride Highland Games. Saturday 29th July 2006. Balinoe Field, Kilmore.(5miles South of Oban).
Events: Solo piping, Dancing, Track and Field Events Heavy Events, Tug O'War. Entries on Field. Catering and Trade Stands. Contact Dancing: Avril Nicol, Acha Sia, Clachan, Isle of Seil PA34 4TL. Tel: 01852 300360. Secretary: Sue Pollard, Tigh Ban, Barran, Kilmore, Oban, Argyllshire. PA34 4XR. Tel: 01631 770342.

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
Convener: William Frazer Tel: 01997 466222

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
William. Airport: Inverness. Events: Piping, Solo Piping, Piobaireachd, March, Strathspey, Highland Dancing (various age groups), Light Field and Junior Athletics,
International Relay Race, Heavy Events, lots of children's events. Contact: Colin Buchanan, 24 Acorn Crescent, Larbert, Stirlingshire. Tel:01324 552841
colinj.buchanan@blueyonder.co.uk

St. Andrews Highland Games. Sunday 30th July 2006
North Haugh , St.Andrews. Special Events: European Heavyweight Championship, 1600 Metres Footrace Championship. Usual Events: Highland Dancing, Solo Piping, Cycling, Running, Heavy Events, Field Events.
Contact: Ian Grieve, 54 Crawford Gardens, St. Andrews, Fife. KY16 8XQ Tel: (44) 1334 476305.

Killin Highland Games 03 August 2005. Breadalbane Park Killin From 11am. Traditional Highland Games including strength events with some of the world's strongest men, piping and dancing competitions, open hill race, trade stands, mini fairground and Chieftains Parade. Disabled Access OK Admission - Adults £5, Senior Citizens and Children £3 Contact - Fiona Stewart Telephone - 01567 820224

The Border Gathering. Sunday 10th to the 13th August 2006 at 12pm. Heath Hall, Dumfries and Galloway College.
Events: Heavy Events, Track and Field, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Border Historical Re-enactment, Border Ballads etc.... Contact: Madam M McKerrell of Hillhouse, Magdalene House, Lochmaben, Dumfries. Tel: 01387 810439

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.
Events: Heavy events, Light and Field, Tug o' War, Highland Dancing (SOBHD) all ages. Solo Piping, Haggis Hurling (Overseas Visitors Only). Massed Pipe Bands. Childrens Races.Pets Parade. Evening: 6.30pm Fancy Dress and Massed Pipe Bands 10pm Marquee Dance!

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
Ormidale Park, Brodick, Isle of Arran. Events: Heavy Events, Track and Field, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing,
Contact Secretary: Mr J. Dinwoodie Kilreen Brodick, Isle of Arran, KA27 8AF Tel: 01770 302290.

Dundonald Games. Saturday 5th August 2006 at 12pm
Dundonald. Special Events - Pipe Band Contest Open, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4. Highland Dancing Display, Heavy Events Display, Tug-o-war etc. 10Km road Race on Wednesday evening preceding the Games.
Contact info@dundonald-games.org.uk Bill McKinlay, Carrick Cottage, 15 Main Street, Dundonald, Ayrshire. Tel01563 850971, Fax 01563 850660

Inverkeithing Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006.
Inverkeithing, Fife. Special Events: Scottish 6400 Metres Cycle Championship. Pipe Band and Drum Major Contest, Usual Events: Heavy Events, Cycling, Running, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Tug O War, Wrestling.
Contact: Jim Aitken, 12 Cobden Court, Crossgates, Fife.KY4 8AU Tel 01383 610717.

Mey Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006 13.00pm
Location: Queens Park, Mey, Caithness. Heavy Events, Track and Field, Solo Piping, Highland Dancing. Contact: Mr C Simpson, Larquoy, Newton Hill, Wick, Caithness Tel: 01955 603660

Newtonmore Highland Games. Saturday 5th August 2006
The Eilan, Newtonmore. Pipe Band Festival, Dancing 12.30, Track and Field 1pm. Traditional heavy Events 12 noon, Piping 11.30am, Craig Dhu Hill Race 3.15pm, Games Official Opening 1pm, Codonas Shows, Display by Spartans Gynmastic Club. Trade Stall and Beer Tent, Major Sponsor Dalwhinnie Distillery, A Great Day Out for All the Family, Admission £4, OAP's £2, Children £1, Cars £1.
Usual Events: Track and Field, Heavy Events, Hill race. Contact: Mr T Robertson, Knockmalloch, Station Road, Newtonmore 01540 673348.

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
Games Park, Bridge of Allan. Special Events: Central Scottish Tug O' War Championship, Scottish National Ladies Tug O' War Championship, Scottish Wrestling Championship (13st 7lb), Scottish Cycling Grass Track Championship, Heavyweight Championships, Pipe Band Contest: Grades I, II, III, IV. Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Track and Field events. Heavy events, Cycling, Wrestling, Half Marathon. Contact Secretary: Richard McMahon. 35 Roman Way Dunblane SK15 9DJ. Tel:01786 822615 or 01786 833120

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.
Monaltrie Park, Ballater, Aberdeenshire. Special Events: Piping Championship (Piobaireachd) Piping for Under 17's. Full Programme: Heavy, Light and Athletic Events. Tug O War, Hill Race, Highland Dancing, Solo Piping. Contact: Edward Anderson, P.O. Box 2, Ballater, Aberdeenshire, AB35 5RZ Tel: 01339 755771

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
Culag Park, Lochinver, Sutherland. Special Events: North of Scotland Trout and Salmon Fly Casting Championships, Craft and Flower Show! Assynt Pipe Band and Dancers. Events: Highland Dancing, Solo Piping, Field and Track Events, Heavyweights, Tug O War, Hill Race.
Contact: Angus McEwan, 8 Inverkirkaig, Lochinver, Sutherland, IV27 4LR. Tel: 01571 844647


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