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.
7th June 2013, Aberdeenshire:
The Cornhill Highland Games includes Heavyweight Championship events, Tug O War, Open Highland Dancing Competition, Pipe Band, Children’s Races, Track and Field events, Stalls and Refreshments.
8th June 2014, Ayrshire:
Situated on the West Coast of Scotland, around 30 miles south west of Glasgow, Ardrossan has hosted a highland games since 1979.
15th June 2014, Aberdeen:
Traditional Highland Games including heavy events, track and field competition, piping, dancing, tossing the caber, craft and trade stalls, fairground and catering.
21st June 2014, Aberdeenshire:
Traditional highland games with heavy and light events, highland dancing, tug o’ war, caber and pipe bands, plus craft fair, baby show, children’s entertainment, trade stands and fun fair.
28th June 2014, 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.
28th & 29th June 2014, Banffshire:
Attracting thousands of visitors, and with traditional boats from far and wide congregated in Portsoy’s historic harbour, the Scottish Traditional Boat Festival is a family affair, extolling the values of taste, style, heritage and authenticity.
5th July 2014, Argyll:
Known for a long time as “the prettiest village in Scotland”, Luss has managed to retain its charm and beauty.
12th July 2014, Stirling area:
The highlight of the summer’s events in the county of Clackmannanshire, the games feature the full range of traditional events, including athletics, cycling, highland dancing, heavy weight events and - the crowning glory of games day - the four hill races run over Torry.
15th July 2014, Argyll:
The Caber World Championship will be contested again at Inverary in 2014.
19th July 2014, 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.