Come witness history with the unveiling of the Colchester Nova Scotia official tartan at the Civic Square, Truro on September 8th at 6.30pm to commemorate Colchester County's first Highland Games & Gathering taking place on September 9th.
The event will be hosted by the Colchester Highland Games & Gathering Society. All three mayors from the County of Colchester will be present as well as Chief Bob Gloade & Mrs Jean Watson (the person who campaigned to have tartan day officially recognised the world over) who will unveil the tartan.
Music will be provided by Clann an Drumma (Celtic Tribal band from Glasgow, Scotland) and Good Times Fiddlers (Colchester County). There will also be some ceilidh dancing where everyone is invited to join in.
BE A PART OF HISTORY
The Colchester Highland Games & Gathering will take place on
September 9th 2017 between 08.00 & 17.00 with the official opening at 11.00am
Jennifer Drive Ballfields, Bible Hill
Shuttle bus will take you from our official parking at the NSPEC Complex to the ballfields.
(Handicapped parking will be at the Jennifer Drive Parking lot)
The following events will be taking place on the day:-
Heavyweights - Toss the Caber, Throw the Hammer, Strongman
Pipes & Drums - Pipe Band & Solo Piping Competitions
Live Music Stage featuring major acts from around the world -
Clann An Drumma (Scotland)
Greene School of Irish Dance (Dartmouth)
Tayla Kelly (Scotland)
Good Time Fiddlers (Colchester)
Drum Runners (Truro)
Tug 'O' War Competition
Police Dog Display,
Pipes & Drums Workshop
Craft & Food Fairs
Kilted Dash, Cycle Races, Kids Races
& a Historical Encampment with Live musket & cannon fire, sword duelling displays.
Tickets $10 each
Family Ticket $30 (2 adults & up to 3 children under 16)
Under 5's free
Colchester County School children grades 1 - 5 are free (ID required) with a paying adult.
End the day of the Colchester Highland Games & Gathering with a traditional Scottish themed Ceilidh Party at the Holiday Inn Truro.
Dinner, Dancing & great Music, what more could you ask for.
Tickets available at www.colchesterhighlandgames.com/ceilidh-dancing
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