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running, cycling and heavy events. 16 July Inveraray Highland Games Inveraray, Argyll We look forward to welcoming you to the grounds of Inveraray Castle, the venue of the Inveraray Highland Games. The Games celebrate our rich culture and heritage with field and track events, piping, highland dancing competitions and heavy events including the world championships for tossing the caber. You will also find a good selection of local Scottish food and drink stands as well many trade and charity stalls. 17-20 July Hebridean Celtic Festival Stornoway, Isle of Lewis Four day festival set against the unique backdrop of the the Hebrides. Acclaimed new and up and coming acts will join established festival favourites as the main arena line-up for this year’s HebCelt. 18 July Celtic Summer at the Scottish Crannog Centre Loch Tay, By Aberfeldy, Perthshire Try ancient games, compete in boat races, listen to outdoor music and enjoy tasty ancient party treats cooked over an open fire! 19-20 July Caithness Agricultural Society Annual Show Wick Annual agricultural show with competitions for all animals from horses, cattle, sheep, goats to rabbits. 19-21 July Anstruther Harbour Festival Anstruther, Fife This year’s festival will again revive the burgh’s historic market ‘Anster Fair’ with food and craft stalls from local traders. There will also be a range of live music and dance events throughout the 3 days as well as children’s events. This year’s festival will be hosting the Dunedin International Folk Dance Festival which will be held on the Friday afternoon with dance teams from across Europe performing in traditional costume. 19-21 July 80’s Rewind Festival Perth Taking place in the spectacular grounds of Scone Palace - Rewind Scotland is a sight to behold! Expect a weekend of iconic performances from musical


legends, themed venues, pop-up performers and an unrivalled festival atmosphere. 20 July Sutherland Show Dornoch Links, Dornoch, Sutherland The Sutherland Agricultural Show began in 1951 to showcase the vitality and productivity of the largest county in the United Kingdom. Stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the North Sea, from the far north coast to the Dornoch Firth, Sutherland encompasses a wide diversity of landscapes and climatic conditions, and its industries and agriculture reflect this. 20 July Biggar Show Biggar, Lanarkshire It’s all going on at the Biggar Show on the 20th of July as the show field will be bursting with Livestock, Poultry and Equine Classes, Ladies Industrial Section, Craft Marquee, Highland Dancing, Dog Show, Food Fair, Trade Stands, Fun Fair, Children’s Entertainment and main ring attractions! 20 July Inverness Highland Games Inverness Annual Highland Games featuring a mix of track and field events, displays and family entertainment. Open 11.00am - 6.00pm. .. 20 July Tomintoul Highland Games Tomintoul, Moray, Scotland, UK Traditional Highland Games featuring Highland dancing and piping. 20 July City of Inverness Highland Games Inverness, IV3 5SR Founded in 1822 Inverness is the biggest Highland and most spectacular Highland Games staged in the North of Scotland. 20 July Lochcarron Highland Games Lochcarron, Strathcarron, Wester Ross ‘The Friendly Games’ held in beautiful Wester Ross in the North West Highlands of Scotland.  Lochcarron Highland Games feature the traditional mixture of heavy events, track and field plus highland dancing and piping displays (these are not competitions).

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