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
1700's Historical Encampment
Kids Races & Mini Highland Games
NEW for 2018*-
* Scottish Back Hold Wrestling Competition
*Irish Dance Competition
*Gaelic,* Dance, *Lallan' Scots & *Piping Workshops
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
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.
Colchester Highland Games & Gathering
September 8th & 9th 2018
NSPEC Complex, Ryland Avenue, Bible Hill, Colchester County, NS.
Events Subject to Change
WELL BEHAVED QUIET DOGS ARE ALLOWED ON THE FIELD ON A LEASH. OWNERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CLEAN UP.
DOGS WHO BARK, BITE, HOWL, FIGHT OR APPEAR THREATENING WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.
PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE LOUD MUSIC, BANGS, SMOKE AND OTHER NOISES THAT MAY UPSET YOUR DOG. IF THEY ARE EASILY SPOOKED PLEASE LEAVE THEM AT HOME.