Highland Gathering & Games

Programme of Events

Day commences with the March of the Lonach Highlanders departing Bellabeg at 8am returning to the Lonach Hall for a private lunch at approx 11.30am.  They will march around the arena at 1pm and 3pm followed by Massed Pipe Bands. 

Piobaireachd Competitions from 10.30am

Games officially commence at 12noon.  Lonach Society School of Highland Dancing will give a display on the Local Dancing Board within the arena.

Heavy Events from 12noon.

Open and Local Dancing Competitions commence at 12.30pm.

Light Events  from 1pm.

Childrens Races throughout the afternoon.

Hill Race starts after the 3pm March of the highlanders has finished.  All competitiors must have registered at the Information Tent by 2.45pm

Beating of the Retreat approx 5.30pm with the Lonach Pipe Band.

Full Programmes are available to purchase on the day at either the Information Tent or from one of the Programme Sellers or the week prior to the Games from Bellabeg Shop, Strathdon.

All competitiors must pre-register at the Secretary's Office (except for Hill Race register at Information Tent).