Sunday 30th July to Sunday 6th August Help transform Dundonald into an outdoor gallery! Pre-entry by Sunday 30 July 2023, art to be in place from 30 July to 6 August when it will be judged. Link to entry form here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScp9r3NmIcbQcLABVBNnC5Td522gj4QEdPIO3QrRfvWL-4glg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0
31st July Get creative and build a scarecrow in your garden! Pre-entry is required by Monday 31 July 2023. Your scarecrow should be given a name and be in position and visible from the road on Thursday 3 August when judging will take place. Link to entry form here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdS_GhNkywPdFMbdzkdBZWheTRRPoZesUmluwGs9sHxQ04YKg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0
Family Fun Day 1-3pm Dundonald Castle This year to kick off Games Week, Friends of Dundonald Castle will be hosting a fun and interactive event for all our young history and archaeology enthusiasts! Come along to this free event and take part in a variety of hands-on experiences, artefact handling, short castle tours and more! There’s also plenty of space for a family picnic and you can top these up with a great food and drink selection in the visitor centre. No tickets needed, just pop along on the day!
Monday 31st July, 6-7pm Make up a team of family and friends and explore and solve clues that will take you on a local adventure. Register at Dundonald Primary School car park between 6pm and 7pm.
Tuesday 1st August, 7pm - 9pm Starts at Castle Visitors Centre - On foot around Village Solve the clues to follow the secret path through the village walking distance approx two miles. Register at Dundonald Castle and Visitors Centre at 7pm. Free Entry
Wednesday 2nd August, 7pm - 8.30pm Dundonald Playing Field Sponsored by Dundonald House Care Home The Pet Show is on Wednesday 3 August at 7:00pm at the Playing Fields below Dundonald Castle (registration from 6:30pm). There are various entry classes for all the local talent from the animal kingdom. Classes are as follows:
- Best small furry animal
- Best puppy (3 months-1 year)
- Best Adult dog (2-6 years)
- Best Veteran (7 years and older)
- Best Rescue dog
- Fancy dress
Wednesday 2nd August 6:30pm registration (race starts at 7:30pm) Registration from 6.30pm at Dundonald Activity Centre Sponsored by SBF Next Level Gym & Bootcamp Starts at Drybridge Road, Dundonald, and finishes at Dundonald Castle. Dundonald 10k is a well attended road race which is organised by Dundonald Games Society. Pre-entry only via Entry Central https://www.entrycentral.com/dundonald10Kroadrace
Wednesday 2nd August, 6pm - 7pm (registration from 6pm) first race 6:15pm The Kids’ Fun Run is on Wednesday 2nd August 2022 from 6:15pm in the Playing Fields below Dundonald Castle (registration on field from 6pm). Primary 3 to secondary run out playing field and around Kilnford estate. From Toddlers to Teens the Fun Run is open to kids of all ages. Categories are:
- Primary 7 and Secondary (out of field)
- Primary 5 and 6 (out of field)
- Primary 3 and 4 (out of field)
- Primary 1 and 2 (flat race in field)
- Nursery (flat race in field)
Thursday 3rd August 6:30-9pm 7 a-side Football Tournament - Dundonald Playing Field, Winehouse Yett, Dundonald, KA2 9HD This 7 a-side football tournament is open to everyone over 16 years of age. Entry £10/team, Prize £100. All Teams must pre-register using this link – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdESEB6wePwiUtZ2wQFIqlhJsbCag9_vPDWAKIfGKGfXTj2GA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0
Saturday 5th August 11:30am Fancy dress competition takes place on Saturday morning at the Montgomerie Hall, Main Street. Age categories for this competition are:
- 0-2 years
- 3-4 years
- 5, 6 and 7 years
- 8 years and above
Saturday 5th August, 12noon Games day starts with a parade down our Main Street to Dundonald Playing Field, at the end of Games Day there is a massed pipe band display in the field, followed by a parade back up the Main Street.
- RSPBA Pipeband competition - 2023 entry form
- RSPBA Solo Piping competition - entry form coming soon
- RSOBHD Highland Dancing competition
- And so much more….