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Kevin McKenzie Named Honorary Chieftain of the 2024 Stirling Highland Games

The Stirling Highland Games Committee is thrilled to announce that former Scotland International hooker Kevin McKenzie has been appointed as the Honorary Chieftain for the highly anticipated 2024 Stirling Highland Games. McKenzie, renowned for his appetite to play for his Country at the highest level, will preside over this year’s Gathering on Saturday 17th August. […]

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Stirling Highland Games and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum Forge Historic Partnership to Commemorate Stirling’s 900th Anniversary

The Stirling Highland Games and the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Museum have joined forces to mark a significant milestone in the history of Stirling. Celebrating the city’s 900 years of rich heritage, this partnership promises to showcase a historic photo exhibition at the Highland Games event, honouring Stirling’s enduring legacy and cultural significance. The alliance

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Stirling MP Praises Positive Impact for Stirling

Stirling Highland Games Moving From Strength to Strength Stirling Highland Games has celebrated another strong year, as ticket sales brought a surge of visitors to both the Games and Stirling as a whole. Taking place on Saturday 19th August 2023, the Games were organised by Ceangail CIC, a leading social enterprise based in Stirling. Meeting

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Cricketer Kathryn White Named Chieftain of the 2023 Stirling Highland Games

Former Scotland cricket Internationalist Kathryn White has been named Chieftain of the 2023 Stirling Highland Games. Stirling-born Kathryn started playing cricket at the age of 10 following some taster sessions, delivered by Raymond Bond, at her primary school. She enjoyed the sport so much that she joined the local Stirling County Cricket Club, which was

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Demand for Ticket Sales a Welcome Sign for Stirling Highland Games

It has been 3 years since the Stirling Highland Games event attracted visitors from around the world to the city, so it’s encouraging to hear their new Grandstand tickets are being snapped up by overseas visitors coming to Scotland. There is no question that the Stirling Highland Games organisers are feeling the pinch just like

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Award-Winning Producers set to Impress Visitors at Stirling Highland Games

Visitors will have the chance to browse high-quality crafts and sample a wide range of delicious food at this year’s Stirling Highland Games. The Games team pride themselves on the event’s unrivalled food and drink experience and the award-winning producers selected for the popular Traders Village Marquee. Creative traders from across Scotland will be showcasing

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Wounded Highlanders Set to Smash World Records at Stirling Highland Games

A team of injured military veterans are set to smash adaptive athletics world records at this year’s Stirling Highland Games. The group of five men and one woman from Wounded Highlanders – the UK’s only adaptive Highland Games team – are busy training for the event on Saturday August 20. Last August, they competed in

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Rugby Star Alison McGrandes Named Chieftain of Stirling Highland Games

Former Scotland rugby player Ali McGrandles has been named Chieftain of this year’s Stirling Highland Games. Stirling-born Ali was a pioneer of women’s rugby in Scotland beginning her career at Stirling County aged just eight and going on to notch up 50 international caps. Ali, who played in the 1994, 1998 and 2002 Rugby World Cups, is

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Stirling Offers More Than Just a Highland Games

Stirling’s leading culture sporting event is set to return later this year on Saturday, August 20th with some exciting new additions to the schedule. Even though a physical event, usually attended by thousands, hasn’t happened over the last 2 years because of the pandemic, Stirling successfully managed to fly the flag for highland games and

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