The Friendly Games in the Forest Village
When: 2nd Saturday in August, 10 am to 5 pm (approx)
Where: Nethy Bridge Games Field, PH25 3DA
Cost: Adult £8.00 | Child £4.00 | Family £20.00
COVID-19 Latest: At this point in time we hope to run Abernethy Highland Games on 8th August 2020. Current Scottish Government advice is to cancel or postpone all events involving over 500 people and we will continue to monitor developments and plan accordingly.
There is a full programme of children’s races. Held in the morning from 10:00 am and finishing at approximately 1:00.pm The races can be any or all of: Tattie & Spoon race; Obstacle Course; Wheelbarrow race, 3-Legged race, some involving parent and child.
These are open to all with no entry form needed. Just turn up in good time and speak to the organisers. Listen to the announcer and take part!
Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd and all participating children will receive a badge.
Abernethy Highland Games Association
Abernethy Highland Games and Clan Grant Gathering are held on the playing field in the centre of Nethy Bridge on the second Saturday of August. These are one of the oldest traditional games in Scotland. Known as the “Friendly Games” they are renowned for the stirring sound and spectacle of the Massed Pipe Bands, of around 150 musicians.
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