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.
19th July 2014, Inverness:
Featuring track and field events, displays and family entertainment, the Games are a highlight of the Highland capital’s summer calendar.
19th July 2014, Argyll:
Piping, highland dancing, heavy and track and field events - in a beautiful rural setting.
20th July 2014, 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.
25th July 2014, Northern Highlands:
The event begins at 12 noon with the chosen Chieftain for the day meeting the members of the pipe band before marching on to the Games Field to declare the games open.
26th July 2014, Aberdeen & Grampian:
The games feature Heavy, Light and Track Events, Tug O’War, The 5 Tops Hill Race, a Special Race for Overseas Visitors, Highland Dancing, Massed Pipe Bands and Children’s Events.
26th July 2013, Northern Highlands:
Every summer, on the last Saturday in July, up to 5,000 visitors and locals flock to the village of Halkirk in Caithness for a day of traditional and spectacular Scottish sport.
26th July 2014, Falkirk & Forth Valley:
If your looking for a great day out, enjoying some of Scotlands oldest traditional music, arts, crafts and sports then make your way along to Airth Highland Games.
27th July 2014, St Andrews:
Traditional games with highland dancing, pipe bands, solo piping, heavyweight events and much more.
1st August 2014, Northern Highlands:
The Dornoch Highland Gathering began in 1887 and, with the exception of the war years, has been a focal point of the summer every year since - a day when old friends meet and new acquaintances are made.
2nd August 2014, Aboyne:
The Games take place on the Aboyne Green, situated in the centre of the village, on the first Saturday in August.