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Ballater Highland Games.

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Ballater Highland Games 10th August 2017

Ballater Highland Games take place on the second Thursday in August at Monaltrie Park, Ballater.

2017 will be the 153rd Ballater Highland Games

Ballater Highland Games features piping, track & field, dancing, heavy and light events.    There is also a hill race.

The Chieftain of The Games is Captain Alwyn A C Farquharson MC who has been Chieftain for more than 60 years.  The Chieftain arrives in the early  afternoon.

The Clan Farquharson Society has a hospitality tent at The Games, where they welcome Clan members from all over the world.

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The Royal guard attended the 2013 Ballater Highland Games. The Queens Royal Guard is a ceremonial guard but it also includes soldiers armed with machine guns. dsider.co.uk online magazine www.dsider.co.uk, copyright Bill Bagshaw photography Ballater. (Bill Bagshaw & Martin Williams/Bill Bagshaw, dsider.co.uk)dsider.co.uk online magazine, photo courses (Bill Bagshaw & Martin Williams/Bill Bagshaw, dsider.co.uk)