2018 Games


Tatamagouche Road Train

Catch a ride on the Tatamagouche Road Train 

Hop on at the Star Stops. 

Pick up times will vary. 

The train will run this route on a continuous loop between the following times:-

9am - 5pm 

NOTE: On Saturday Between 10am & 11am the train will be in the parade only and NO passengers will be picked up.

Cost - donation

 

  Follow the parade route on Saturday to the opening ceremonies where a special announcement will be made.

Parade will leave St David's Avenue at 10.30 and arrive at the NSPECC for the opening ceremonies at 11am.

NOTE:  No passengers will be picked up between 10.00 & 11.00am by the train on this day.

 

Generously Sponsored by HOLLIS FORD - TRURO




Saturday September 8th 2018

SUBJECT TO CHANGE 

 

8.30am         Highland Dance Registration -  Beginner & Primary - Dancers Village

 

9.00am         Highland Dance Competition - Dancers Village

 

9.00am         Heavyweight Competition - Womens - Heavies Field

 

09.35am        J Brown - Centre Stage

 

10.20am       Amelia Parker - Centre Stage

 

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

 

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

 

11.00am        NS Highlanders Equipment Display - Highlanders Field

 

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

 

11.15am         NS Highlanders Presentation - Centre Stage

 

11.30am         Kids 'Paint Night' with Lucybelle Designs - Workshop Tent

 

11.30am        NS Highlanders Tactical Assault Display - Highlanders Field 

 

11.30am        Mi’kmaq Dancers & Drummers - Centre Stage

 

11.30am        Haggis Hunt  & Race Registration - Bairns Battle Field

 

11.30am        Tug O War registration - Landing Strip

 

11.30am       Wrestling Registration  - Bairns Battle Field

 

11.40am        84th Regiment of Foot Marching Display -  Re-enactors Row

 

12.00am        Colchester Legion Pipe Band - Highlanders Field

  

12.00pm        Irish Dancers Demonstration - Dancers Village

 

12.00pm        Tug O War Competition Begins - Landing Strip

 

12.00pm        Scottish Back Hold Wrestling Competition Begins - Bairns Battle Field

 

12.20pm        Clann An Drumma - Centre Stage

 

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

 

12.30pm        Kids Mini Highland Games Begin - Bairns Battle Field

 

12.45pm         Nova Scotia Highlanders Pipe Band - Highlanders Field

 

12.55pm         Workshop - To be Determined - Workshop Tent

 

1.00pm          Men's Maritime Heavyweight Championship Competition. Day 1 - Heavies Field 

 

1.00pm          Highland Dance Competition - Novice & Intermediate

 

1.00pm          Rhonda MacLellan - Centre Stage

 

1.00pm          Enter one of our races on the Bairns Battle Field

 

1.00pm          Under 5 sprint - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.05pm          Gallus Gael - The Prisoner Sword & Musket Re-enactment - Re-enactors Row        

 

1.10pm          Under 8 Sprint - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.20pm          Under 11 Sprint - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.30pm          Under 14 Sprint - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.40pm         Under 8 Sack Race - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.45pm          Jason Brown - Centre Stage 

 

1.45pm         Nova Scotia Highlanders Pipe Band - Highlanders Field

 

1.50pm         Under 12 Sack Race - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.50pm        84th Regiment & Gallus Gael Battle (Sword v musket) - Re-enactors Row

 

2.00pm         400m Kilted Dash - open to all - Bairns Battle Field

 

2.00pm         Ceilidh Dance Workshop - Workshop Tent 

 

2.10pm         Ladies 800m Race - Bairns Battle Field 

 

2.20pm         Mens 800 m Race - Bairns Battle Field 

 

2.25pm         Clann An Drumma - Centre Stage

 

2.30pm         Truro Cadets Display - Highlanders Field

 

2.35pm         Under 12 Three legged Egg and Spoon Race - Bairns Battle Field

 

2.50pm         Over 12 Three legged Egg and Spoon Race - Bairns Battle Field

 

3.00pm         NS Highlanders Tactical Assault Display - Highlanders Field

 

3.00pm        Irish v Scottish Dance Off - Dancers Village

 

3.15pm         Sons of Gael - Centre Stage

 

3.20pm        Lallands Scots Language & Culture Workshop - Workshop Tent

 

3.30pm        Gallus Gael Re-enactors - The Duel - Re-enactment Row

 

4.05pm        The Tug O War Challenge - Winners v Heavies

 

4.15pm         Awards Ceremony

 

4.25pm         Clann An Drumma on Centre Stage

 

5.00pm         End of Day.  See you tonight at the ceilidh and then back tomorrow for more fun and games.

  

THROUGHOUT THE DAY

 

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

Truro Cadets - Highlanders Field

Nova Scotia Highlanders Weapon & Uniform Display - Highlanders Field

Archery  - Archery Corner                                                                    

 

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   

 



Join us for a Ceilidh Dance - Scottish Style.

 

  

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

 

NOVA SCOTIA CEILIDH BAND – DANCE CALLER – CASH BAR

 

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

 

 



Sunday September 9th 2018

SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

8.30am         Highland Dance Registration -  Premier - Dancers Village

 

10.00am        Heavyweight Competition - Amateurs & Juniors - Heavies Field

 

10.00am       Highland Dance Competition - Premier - Dancers Village (dancing may start earlier)

 

10.10am         Clan Farquharson Pipe Band - Highlanders Field

 

10.35am         84th Regiment of Foot Re-enactors - Marching & Musket Drill

 

11.00am         Nova Scotia Highlanders Pipe Band - Highlanders Field

 

11.25am         Kids Paint Workshop - Workshop Tent

 

11.30am         Gallus Gael - The Duel - Re-enactors Row

 

11.30am         Haggis Hunt  & Race Registration - Bairns Battle Field

 

12.05pm        Clan Farquharson Pipe Band - Highlanders Field

  

12.30pm        Clann An Drumma - Centre Stage

 

12.30pm        Highland Dance Registration -  Pre Premier & Premier - Dancers Village

 

12.30pm        Kids Mini Highland Games - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.00pm          Highland Dance - Colchester Highland Games Choreography Challenge - Dancers Village

 

1.00pm         Men's Maritime Heavyweight Championship Competition Day 2 - Heavies Field

 

1.00pm         Under 5 Sprint - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.00pm         Bow Making Workshop - Workshop Tents

 

1.00pm         Nova Scotia Highlanders Tactical Assault Display - Highlanders Field 

 

1.10pm         Under 8 sprint - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.20pm        Under 11 Sprint - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.25pm        Truro Drum Runners - Live Music Stage

 

1.30pm        under 14 Sprint - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.40pm        Under 8 Sack Race - Bairns Battle Field

 

1.50pm        Under 12 Sack Race - Bairns Battle Field

 

2.00pm       Caledonian Orchestra of Nova Scotia - Centre Stage

 

2.00pm       400m Kilted Dash - Bairns Battle Field

 

2.05pm       Gallus Gael - The Prisoner - Re-enactors Row

 

2.10pm        Ladies 800m Race - Bairns Battle Field

 

2.20pm        Mens 800m Race - Bairns Battle Field

 

2.30pm       Truro Cadets Display - Highlanders Field

 

2.35pm       Under 12 Three legged Egg and Spoon Race

 

2.50pm       Over 12 Three legged Egg and Spoon Race

 

3.00pm       Outlander - Costume & Weapons  - Workshop Tent

 

3.00pm       84th Regiment of Foot Musket & Canon Drill - Re-enactors Row

 

3.10pm        Truro Concert Band - Centre Stage 

 

4.15pm        Awards Ceremonies - Centre Stage

 

4.25pm         Clann An Drumma - Centre Stage

 

4.50pm         Closing ceremony - Centre Stage

 

4.55pm         Lone Piper - Centre Stage

 

5.00pm         End of Day Special Announcement. Centre Stage  See you next  year.

 

 

THROUGHOUT THE DAY

 

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

Truro Cadets - Highlanders Field

Nova Scotia Highlanders Weapon & Uniform Display - Highlanders Field

Archery  - Archery Corner                                                                    

 

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