Games Field and Timetable

Abernethy Highland Games Field and Timetable of Events

The Games Field is in the centre of Nethy Bridge to the south of the bridge itself.  The main entrance is in Dell Road to the east of the field but there ia another by the main car park. If you want the postcode to find the Games Field by GPS, it is PH25 3DA. Nethy Bridge is a small place, you will soon know where the Games Field is once you are here!

Abernethy Highland Games Field

Abernethy Highland Games Field
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Dangers on the Games Field

Please keep off the Games Field as there are real dangers associated with the Heavy Events. Only Competitors and Officials are permitted in the Arena

Timetable

Gates Open 9am
Highland Dancing – Beginners, novices, Intermed. 10am – Primary 11.30am – Premier 13.00
Children’s Races 10.30am
Piping and Drumming – Junior Local & Senior Open Piping 10.30am – Junior open Piping 13.30 – Drumming 14.00
Chieftain’s Parade Grand Parade and Introduction of Chieftain 13.00 (including in 2014 a FEW MOMENTS OF SILENCE marking 100 years since the start of WW1)
Massed Pipe Bands The massed bands will march past several times during the afternoon. Bands will also perform individually in their designated area
Athletic and Heavy Events – Local Heavy Events 12.00 – Open Heavy Events 13.30
RSPB Abernethy Forest Road Race From Games Field 14.30
Presentation of TROPHIES to Overall Heavy Events Winners 17.00 (APPROX)

‘Local’ means open to residents of Badenoch and Strathspey who have been in full time residence there for a) 6 months prior to the Games or b) previously for more than 10 years.

Abernethy Highland Games Association
Nethy Bridge, Inverness-shire, PH25 3DA. Scotland
a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation
registered charity number SC 042969