Highland Games Begin a Slow Revival – Updated With Results and Pictures

The first Highland games on Scottish soil for almost two years took place today. The Grampian Highland Gathering was staged in the Princes Royal and Duke of Fife Memorial Park in Braemar, Aberdeenshire. The last full Highland Games were staged at Braemar in September 2019. Today’s games were a reduced event but were organised to keep interest in piping, dancing and sports alive. HRH The Prince of Wales, currently resident…

Gordon Castle Games Results

Gordon Castle, Fochabers, results from today May 20. Sunny day, seven in Seniors, two Juniors. Piobaireachd 1. Calum Brown – Glengarry’s March 2. Edward Gaul – Patrick Og 3. Gordon Barclay – Pipers Warning to his Master 4. Bradley Boxall – Kinlochmoidart 1 5. Alan Clark – MacCrimmon’s Sweetheart March 1. Alan Clark 2. Calum Brown 3. John MacDonald 4. Edward Gaul 5. Gordon Barclay Strathspey and Reel 1. Calum…

Glenfinnan Games

For those not at the Worlds yesterday there was the opportunity to play at the most picturesque Highland games in the world, Glenfinnan. Finlay Johnston won the overall with Ian K MacDonald, Ontario, close behind. Ten played. Rapidly-changing weather throughout contest with three seasons in a day. The majestic photo of Ian K playing Lament for the Viscount of Dundee for Malcolm McRae is courtesy Emily Kate MacLellan. Piobaireachd: 1….

Roseneath Juniors/ Nethybridge Games

Colina Helen Campbell reports: Please find results below for the rescheduled Rosneath Juvenile Solo Piping, held in the Commodore Hotel, Helensburgh, on Sunday 9 August 2015 –  a great success. The rescheduled Rosneath Senior Solo Piping competition will take place on Sunday, 18 October 2015 in Hermitage Academy, Helensburgh. Further details will be published nearer the time. Photo shows adjudicator Neil Mulvie (l) with officials and prizewinners. JUVENILE – CONFINED TO HELENSBURGH…

Strathpeffer Games (Junior pic added)

11 competed on a bright day. Piobaireachd: 1. Gordon Barclay 2. Nick Hudson 3. James MacPhee 4. Brian Lamond March: 1. Nick Hudson 2. Jenny Hazzard 3. Brian Lamond 4. James MacPhee Strathspey/Reel: 1. James MacPhee 2. Nick Hudson 3. Jenny Hazzard 4. Brian Lamond Jig: 1. Brian Lamond 2. Jenny Hazzard 3. Emily-Kate MacLellan 4. Nick Hudson John Don MacKenzie judged all events. Champion Piper: Nick Hudson