Community events in Scotland - what’s on
Community spirit is strong in Scotland. Towns and villages all over the country take great pride in the events they host – as a celebration of friendship and true Scottish traditions.
14th June 20145, Ayrshire:
Situated on the West Coast of Scotland, around 30 miles south west of Glasgow, Ardrossan has hosted a highland games since 1979.
20th June 2015, Aberdeenshire:
Traditional highland games with heavy and light events, highland dancing, tug o’ war, caber and pipe bands, plus craft fair, children’s entertainment, trade stands and fun fair.
27th June 2015, Fife:
The charter to hold the Games was given to the people of Ceres by Robert Bruce in 1314 in recognition of their support at the Battle of Bannockburn.
4th July 2015, Argyll:
Known for a long time as “the prettiest village in Scotland”, Luss has managed to retain its charm and beauty.
4th July 2015, Aberdeen:
Held each year on the first Saturday in July, the Aberdeen Highland Games have become Aberdeen’s most spectacular event, drawing hundreds of people to the township every year to enjoy the festivities.
18th July 2015, Loch Lomond:
Loch Lomond Highland Games are a traditional Scottish Highland Games situated in the village of Balloch at the southern end of Loch Lomond.
18th July 2015, Inverness:
Featuring track and field events, displays and family entertainment, the Games are a highlight of the Highland capital’s summer calendar.
18th July 2015, Northern Highlands:
Held in beautiful Wester Ross in the North West Highlands of Scotland, Lochcarron Highland Games feature the traditional mixture of heavy events, track and field, plus highland dancing and piping displays.
19th July 2015, Argyll & Bute:
The Gathering takes place at Howie Park in Rosneath which is situated on the shores of the Gareloch near Helensburgh in Argyll & Bute, approximately 30 miles north of Glasgow.
21st July 2015, Argyll:
The Caber World Championship will be contested again at Inverary in 2015.