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Saturday 3rd August 2019

Saturday 3rd August 2019

Dundonald Highland Games is one of Ayrshire’s premier cultural events. It is unique in capturing traditional Scottish heritage and strong community spirit within the picturesque setting of Royal Dundonald Castle.
Admission to the event is completely free and offers a whole range of entertainment and activities including a traditional highland games with pipe band contest, drum majors, solo piping, highland dancing, battle re-enactment, heavy events, side stalls, massed pipe bands display and street parades.
Dundonald Highland Games takes place on Saturday 3rd August 2019 at Royal Dundonald Castle and starts with a Street Procession at 12 noon.
Dundonald Games Week takes place during the week leading up to the highland games and includes a treasure hunt, 10km road race, kids’ fun run, pet show and 7-a-side football competition.



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Dundonald Highland Games Schedule

Teddy Bears picnic

The Teddy Bears’ Picnic at Dundonald Castle. If you go down to the woods today you’re sure of a big surprise. Children young and old are welcome.

Entry is free

Pet Show

The Pet Show at the Playing Fields below Dundonald Castle. There are various entry classes for all the local talent from the animal kingdom. Who will be Best In Show?

Entry is free and made at the event

Kids fun run

The Kids’ Fun Run is at the Playing Fields below Dundonald Castle. From Toddlers to Teens the Fun Run is open to kids of all ages.

Entry is free and made at the event

7-a-side Football

The 7-a-side Football at the Playing Fields below Dundonald Castle. Entry is open to teams aged 16 and over, at £10 per team. £100 prize money. Pre-entry is required. No entries will be taken on the night. To enter please contact Bryan Mitchell on 07519 921 969.

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A warm welcome awaits you all at our friendly games #enternow #3aug #30anniversary #pipebands
1st Troon Boys Brigade Pipe Band Ayr Pipe Band Society Dumfries Pipe Band Galloway Pipes and Drums Irvine and District Pipe Band Kilmarnock Pipe Band Kirkcudbright & District Pipe Band Lochryan Pipe Band Royal Burgh of Annan Pipe Band Troon Blackrock Pipeband Upper Nithsdale Youth Pipe Band ADG Branch of RSPBA

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Pipe bands entries are open, increased prize money. Come along, compete against the best and support our 30th anniversary games. #3Aug #pipebands RSPBA Glasgow & West of Scotland Branch ADG Branch of RSPBA #allgrades


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Dundonald Highland Games

Applications are now open for entering the Pram Race
#letthefunbeginBack for our 30th anniversary year #pramrace

Entry form and rules available by emailing info@dundonald-games.org.uk
Open to anyone over 14 years, please encourage entries!#community #fun #prizes #bestdressed

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Thank you to one of our parents who spotted that Dundonald’s ‘Oor Jack’ sculpture made it onto the front page of The Herald! Here he is in the front row of the photo with the stripy dungarees and spotty shirt. 🌟 We are extremely proud to be part of the @OWBIGBucket trail!

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Event Location

Dundonald Playing Fields
Winehouse Yett