GAMES OF 2023:

We are all looking forward with great anticipation to 1st July, 2023 for the next Gathering at Aberdeen.

Having missed several years with COVID you can only but imagine the anticipation and excitement for our next event.

What's On

The Games begin with a parade of bands, clan representatives and others that leads into the Massed Band Salute and Chieftain’s Address that officially opens the day. Throughout the day there will be fun for all the family – there will be Highland and Country Dancing, Pipe Band displays, Strong Man events with the Kilted Warriors to enjoy as well as three-legged races, and the famed Kilted Dash to participate in. A multitude of stores and stands will surround the area selling all manner of Scottish heirlooms and souvenirs, clothing and garb, and food and drink to complete your day.

In the evening there will be a Pipe Band Quintet competition at the Aberdeen RSL Club.


Authentic Scottish Ceilidh

Pipes & Drums

Unique sounds of bagpipes and drums

Highland Dancers

Traditional Highland Dancing

Kilted Warriors

Celtic strongman competition

Tug O War

A test of strength and strategy

Novelty Events

Great fun for everyone

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