Aberfeldy Show and Highland Games
The Atholl & Breadalbane Agricultural Show and
Highland Gathering is held
over 2 days - Friday and Saturday in the second weekend
in August each year for over 60 years.
Friday there are Horse and Pony classes for children of all
ages - from 4 to 64! The fun begins at 9.00am with the
slightly more serious show classes, then the working hunter classes
and after lunch time, the fancy dress on horseback and rounding off
the Friday at the The Atholl & Breadalbane Agricultural Show
and Highland Gathering with the mounted horseback games.
Sample of the Saturday
Timetable (please note alltimes are approximate)
Judging of Cattle, Sheep, Highland Pony and Clydesdale Horse
Highland Dancing competition confined to Perthshire
Confined Heavyweight Events -Highland Safaris sponsored Perthshire
Vintage Tractor Display & Judging
Judging of Champion of Champions Solo Piping Events commence.
13.15 Parade of
Highland Dancing; Open Heavy Weight Events & Wrestling
Coupar Angus Pipe Band leads Games Chieftain and Clan Menzies
around the arena.
Gathering declared open by Chieftain Mr Athel Price of Bolfracks
Estate. Long Service Awards presented.
Children's Races commence.
Running Event - 3 lap race (approx. ½ mile)
Coupar Angus Pipe Band play outside Flower Tent
Riders of the Storm - Stunt Riding Display Team
Weem Hill Race
Tug o' War Heats
Carrying of Menzies Stone
Coupar Angus Pipe Band
Tug o' War Final
The Atholl & Breadalbane Agricultural Show and Highland
Gathering is in a beautiful setting, right beside the historic
Wade's Bridge and the River Tay is surrounded by fantastic views to
Weem Rock to the north and the hills of Glen Lyon to the west.