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Information for Traders who attend Highland Games:-

All trade stall space available at the Ballater Highland Games on 10th August 2017 has already been taken up.

We are happy to place any other traders on a waiting list and/or on the information circulation list


Highland Games are a link with the past and a promise of the preservation of something very special in the Highland way of life. The valued support of our Sponsors helps allow this tradition to continue, and we extend to them our grateful thanks.

Sponsorship packages are available for the 2017 Ballater Games.

For sponsorship package information, please contact the Games Secretary on 013397 56224 or by e-mailing

We acknowledge those who were sponsors in 2016:

Hilton Grand Vacations, with the Keiller Brasserie & Lounge
for Local (under 9 years) and (9-12 years) Highland Dancing;

Laurie & Company, Solicitors
for Local (13 to 16 years) Highland Dancing

Ian Rodger Architects;
for the Local Highland Dancing Adults Competition

Brakeley Gift Room
for the Open (12 and under) Highland Dancing

Cycle Highlands, Bicycle sales and hire
for Open (13 t0 16 years) Highland Dancing

The Silver Thistle, Gifts and Highland Wear & Accessories
for Local Piping

Braemar Mountain Sports, Outdoor Clothing and Equipment
for Open (under 14 years) Piping

The Glenmuick Estate
for overall Piping Champion

Cairngorm Crafts & Gifts
for Open Piping (17 and under) and for Boys & Girls Races

George Strachan Ltd, Licensed Grocer
for the Hill Race

Deeside Deli & Garden Shop
for the Sack Races

Tomintoul Venison, outside caterers
for the Local Heavy Field Championship

H.M.Sheridan, Butcher, Poulterer & Game Dealer
for Tilt the Bucket

Bancon Construction
for the Tug o’War Championship

Axis Well Technology
for the Local Track & Field Championship

Past Programmes

Our Vice Chairman Scott Fraser is looking to track down any pre-year 2000 copies of our Ballater Highland Games Programmes for our archive.

Any help with this would be very much appreciated.

If you know Scott, please contact him direct. Otherwise, please e-mail any information to

The Games Day Postal Cover

A unique souvenir of the 150th birthday of Ballater Highland Games, when we had our first Royal visit, by the Duke and Duchess of Rothesay

Ballater Games

These postal covers are ONLY available from Ballater Highland Games and cost £2.00 per cover:

Ballater Highland Games
High Trees
Morven Way
Aberdeenshire, AB35 5SF

Free p & p in the UK; a quote for p & p elsewhere can be obtained by advising the address for posting and the number of covers required, in an email to:

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