Annual Colchester Highland Games & Gathering
Fully Sanctioned Highland Games Event
|Record #: VBH0026||Last Modified: 31 Jan 2018||Last Full Update: 20 Nov 2017|
|Located In||Bible Hill|
|Where To Find Us||
73 Ryland Ave
Bible Hill, NS
Canada B2N 2V5
|Areas Served||Colchester County|
|Phone||902 897 4712|
|Contact||Linda Finnie, President, Event Coordinator, Colchester Highland Games & Gathering Society; Phone: 9028974712; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Daphne Cooper, Field Coordinator, Highland Games Society; Colchester Highland Games; Phone: 5068788911; Email: email@example.com|
|Volunteer Opportunity||Tartan co-ordinator, Fundraising team member,|
|Description & Services|
|Information||The 2nd Colchester Highland Games & Gathering bring 'old' Scotland and 'New' together with events such as Heavyweights, Highland Dance, Pipes & Drums, Scottish Back Hold Wrestling, Mini Highland Games, Kids Races, Obstacle Courses, Live Music Stage, Workshops, Bicycle Race, Dog Show, Craft Fair, Clan Tents, Tug 'O' War and more.
Special guests include Gallus Gael Historical Re-enactment Society who will bring you an amazing high speed sword fighting display and the 84th Regiment of Foot with their 1800's historical encampment.
A live music stage with performers such as 'Clan an Drumma,' Celtic tribal pipes and drums from Glasgow, Scotland, and the Mi'kmaq drummers and dancers.
Saturday evening will see a Scottish Ceilidh Dance take place in the main building.
Sunday - join us in attempt to break a world record by hosting the longest 'Strip the Willow' ceilidh dance in the world.
Looking for volunteers/ participants/ sponsors.
|Eligibility||Parking and Camping facilities available onsite for an additional charge|
|Hours||09.00 - 17.00|
|Dates||8th & 9th September 2018|
|Meetings||7pm on Last Thursday of every month at the Bible Hill Village Hall, 67 Pictou Road, Bible Hill, NS|
|Accessibility||Parking at the Exhibition Grounds is fully accessible.|
|Tags||Dance ; Fundy Connect ; Music ; Racing ; Recreation Categories ; Volunteer Opportunity|