The very first

Colchester Highland Games & Gathering 

will be held on Jennifer Dr,

Bible Hill, Colchester County

September 9th 2017

 A very  'traditional games' with an incredible line up of entertainment


'Old Scotland' & 'New' together to make this a truly historic event. 



We have teamed up with the Holiday Inn Truro to offer you a

'Stay & Play Package'. 

If you are looking for accommodation on the weekend of the Games - Look no further. 

Click on above logo then click on book now on the Holiday Inn Website

For Discount ensure 'CHG' is in the group code box when booking

Céad Míle Fáilte


Highland Games & Gathering Events

Our full programme of events with times will be available shortly. 

If you would like to advertise in our Official Commemorative Programme which will be available on the day.  Please contact us here

The Heavies - Centre Arena (2)

Old Scotia Heavyweights Association will be Tossing the Caber, Throwing the Hammer and amazing you with their great feats of strength.  They will also be hosting a Mini Highland Games for the youngsters who would like to try their luck at winning a prize.

Highland Dance

Our very own

Colchester Highland Dancers

will host the Dance Competitions. 

Come see the grace &

strength of our very talented dancers.

Main Arena 3

Pipes & Drums

Mike Dupius of Truro will be organising our pipers. 

Come hear the skirl of the pipes in both solo & band. 

Main Arena 1

Bairns Battles

All you budding athletes out there... now is your chance to shine.  Enter one of our races... 100m, obstacle races & Mini Highland Games. 

Every entrant receives a prize.

Main Arena 3

Clann An Drumma - Main Stage


Clann An Drumma are the phenomenon that inspired a new wave of Highland Pipe and Drum Music like nothing that had come before. 

Their traditional tribal music with contemporary Celtic Rhythms will stir the blood, touch your heart & take you to the mountains & glens of Scotland.


Tug O' War

Enter your group or corporation into our Tug O' War Competition & have your name engraved on our cup.

Infield Arena

Kilted Dash

Beg, 'steal' or borrow a kilt and compete in our Kilted Dash.  Will you dare to run as a 'true Scotsman'

Main Arena 2

'Note': We do not condone the act of theft. 

Clan Tents

  Clans from across Canada are invited to join us at this historic event as our honoured guests.

Register your interest HERE

Peripheral Field

Our Historical Re-enactors

Gallus Gael (left)


Veritas Vincit (above)

84th Regiment of Foot - 2nd Battalion


Living History Encampment


One of Scotland's Top Re-enactors from 'Veritas Vincit Living History' will be travelling to the Colchester Highland Games & Gathering to join 'Gallus Gael' to give a display of swordsmanship next to none.  You can't help but hold your breathe as battles are fought to the death for your entertainment.

If you are interested in being part of our re-enactment you will find more information here.

84th Battalion Regiment of Foot will be giving a taste of life in the 1800's.  Travel back in time with a visit to their encampment to see the food they would have eaten, the weapons they used, (cannons & muskets included), the period dress & much more...

Main Arena (Side Arena Encampment)

Craft Fair

Don't feed the fat cats, help put food on a local crafters table by supporting our craft fair. 

Complete our application here

Peripheral Field

Food Vendors

Satisfy your cravings with a host of treats. Hot food trucks will be available with seating areas in the

Entrance Area

Side Shows

We are looking for some Side shows in keeping with our traditional theme. Interested?


Peripheral Field

Greene's Irish Dancers - Main Stage


Come be amazed at the footwork and precision of the

Greene School of Irish Dance. 

Normally performing at the

Nova Scotia Tattoo and 'Disneyworld' they will be on our Main Stage for your delight.


The RCMP dogs will be displaying their talents, dedication & Agility, unless of course they are called for duty!

Infield Arena


14 Fiddlers, a Ukulele player, a Pianist

and some amazing talent. See them live on

Main Stage 


Highland Dancing with a more contemporary Style.

Dedication, power & artistic flair abound 

Main Stage



The Drum Runners of Truro

are a local band with some great talent on

the Drums.

Come listen to the beat of their rhythm.

Watch out

Clann An Drumma!

Main Stage





 Tayla Kelly is a young talented musician who grew up in Scotland, moved to Nova Scotia in 2009 before returning to Scotland to join the Glasgow Academy of Musical Theatre Arts. 

She plays multiple musical instruments, dances & sings like a dream.

Main Stage

Ceilidh Dinner Dance - evening entertainment

 End the day with your dancing shoes on at a traditional Scottish Ceilidh Dinner Dance at the Holiday Inn, Truro. Tickets will be available soon.


Never been to a Ceilidh Dance?

You don't know how much fun you're missing!


Learn the steps by attending local classes before you go, impress your friends.  


For more info see here