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.
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, 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.
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.
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:
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2nd August 2015, Stirling Area:
Bridge of Allan is one of Scotland’s premier Highland Games attracting crowds of between 8,000 and 10,000.
5th August 2015, Isle of Skye:
One of the highlights of the Isle of Skye calendar, the Games are enjoyed by both locals and visitors alike who attend in their thousands.
13th August 2015, Royal Deeside:
The events at Ballater Highland Games form part of the circuits comprising the Glenfiddich Heavy Events Championship and the Grampian Games Qualifying Championship, which encourages the younger athletes in the heavy and field events.
22nd August 2015, Aberdeenshire:
Organised by the Lonach Highland & Friendly Society, founded in 1823, these very traditional games begin with the famous March of the Clansmen - the only one of its kind in the world.