2018 - Itinerary


2018 will see the return of our headline band Clann An Drumma, all the way from Glasgow in Scotland.

Heavyweights, Highland Dance, Pipes & Drums & Tug O' War Competitions.

Armed Forces Tactical Assault Displays

Historical Re-enactments

1700's Historical Encampment

Kids Races & Mini Highland Games

Craft Fair

Clan Tents

NEW for 2018*-

 * Scottish Back Hold Wrestling Competition

*Irish Dance Competition

*Gaelic,* Dance, *Lallan' Scots & *Piping Workshops

 


Saturday September 8th 2018

SUBJECT TO CHANGE 

 

8.30am         Highland Dance Registration -  Beginner & Primary

 

9.00am         Highland Dance Competition

 

9.00am         Heavyweight Competition - Womens

 

09.35am        J Brown - Centre Stage

 

10.20am       Amelia - Centre Stage

 

10.30am        Parade Begins - St Davids Avenue (Off Pictou)

 

11.00am        Opening Ceremony - Centre Stage - Chieftan of the Games - Bob Gloade

 

11.15am        84th Regiment of Foot Re-enactors - Come visit their encampment and experience life in the 1750's

 

11.25am        Mi’kmaq Dancers & Drummers - Centre Stage

 

11.30am       Gaelic Workshop - Workshop Tent

 

11.45am        Gallus Gael - The Duel - Re-enactors Row

 

12.00am       Kids Highland Games - Heavyweight Field

 

12.00am       Colchester Legion Pipe Band - Highlanders Field

 

12.00pm       Wrestling Registration - All Welcome - Bairns Battle Field  

 

12.00pm       Bairns Battle (Kids Races) - Registration - Bairns Battle Field

 

12.10pm        Kids Paint Workshop - Workshop Tent

 

12.15pm        Clann An Drumma - Centre Stage

  

12.30pm        Tug O War Registration - All Welcome - Landing Strip

 

12.30pm        Clachneart Stone Throw - Bairns Battle Field

 

12.30pm        Highland Dance Registration -  Novice & Intermediate - Dancers Village

 

12.30pm        84th Regiment of Foot Re-enactment encampment - Re-enactment Row

 

12.30pm       Wrestling Competition - Bairns Battle Field

 

12.45pm        NS Highlanders Tactical Assault Display

 

12.55pm        Rhonda MacLellan - Centre Stage

 

1.00pm          Tug O War Heats - Landing Strip

 

1.00pm          Kids Haggis Hunt 

 

1.00pm          Highland Dance Competition Resumes

 

1.00pm         Men's Maritime Heavyweight Championship Competition

 

1.30pm         Outlander - Myth & Legend - Workshop Tent

 

1.40pm         J. Brown - Centre Stage

 

1.45pm         Kids Circuit Sprints - 5 - 8 Age Categories 

 

2.00pm        NS Highlanders Pipe Band

 

2.15pm         Kids Circuit Sprints - 9 - 12 Age Categories 

 

2.20pm         Clann An Drumma - Centre Stage

 

2.40pm         Gallus Gael - The Prisoner (re-enactment)

 

3.10pm         Sons of Gael - Centre Stage

 

3.15pm         100m 3 Legged Race – Adults 

 

3.30pm         Sack Race - Kids 

 

3.40pm         Ceilidh Dance Workshop 

 

3.45pm         200 m Kilted Dash - Adults

 

4.40pm         Clann An Drumma on Centre Stage

 

4.45pm         Heavyweights -V- Tug o War Winners

 

4.50pm         Awards Ceremonies on Centre Stage

 

5.00pm         End of Day.  See you tomorrow.

  

THROUGHOUT THE DAY

 

84th Regiment of Foot Living History Encampment – Life in the 17oo’s                                              

Sea Cadets Display                                                                        

 

CENTRAL DRIVE / CLAN ALLEY

Craft Fair – Local Crafters, Acadian, Scottish, Canadian & Mi’kmaq crafts

 

Clan Alley with guest book to sign at Clan Donald Tent

 

Games Memorabilia & Colchester Nova Scotia Tartan Tent – take a keepsake home

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE LOUD NOISES, BANGS FLASHES & SMOKE AT OUR HIGHLAND GAMES. 

 

FIRST AID TENT AVAILABLE NEAR THE GRANDSTAND  

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7.30pm HOLIDAY INN, PRINCE ST, TRURO - SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 8TH

 

Ceilidh Dance Party

 

NOVA SCOTIA CEILIDH BAND – DANCE CALLER – CASH BAR

 

All times are approximate.  Times and events are subject to change.