2018 Strathardle Highland Gathering Photo Gallery

A big thank you to David Phillips - Photographer - for all these photos of this years Gathering.

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Judging in the sheep classes
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Bob Simpson with his daughter Ruby and their overall champion Jimmy Blue, an 11yo Limousin cross by an Irish stock bull.
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Jean Lindsay at work on her last day as livestock secretary
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Callum Rimmer, left, and Pete Hart shared the local heavyweight championship, the first time in 10 years that Pete has not won it outright.
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Some of the tractors in the vintage show
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Chieftain Sir Michael Nairn leads the march into Bannerfield with Coupar Angus Pipe Band led by Pipe Major Kevin Douglas, right
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Some of the young people who joined the march
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Negotiating the obstacle course
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A presentation was made to Jean Lindsay to mark her retiral after 23 years as livestock secretary. A Highland Cow sculpture, made by Lady Sally Nairn, wife of Sir Michael, games chieftain, was presented after the main prize giving in the main arena. It was made possible by donations raised by exhibitors in the agricultural show section along with other donations from members of the show committee.
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Trophy winners in the agricultural section
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Winners in the home industries show
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Gillian McCallum with her first prize winning scarecrow
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Pipers do their best to avoid a soaking at tilt the bucket
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Pete Hart at the caber watched by Simon Calvin, judge
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This Green Goddess was entered in the vintage vehicles show and also took part in the musical cars event.
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A log jam during the bale rolling competition
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Trophy presentation time for winners in the vintage cars show, from left - Gillian McCallum presented the award to her dad, Gordon; Alana Harrison and Gordon Henderson; Cameron Valentine and Carolyn Kaiser; Graham Clark and Gwenda McGill.
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Winners of the Ivy Bailey Trophy, back, from left - Vicky Stoddart (coach), Rachel Houstoun, Roz Barrell, Rheanna Thom, Elaine Donnachie; front - Kirsten Hair, Christie Hair, Kirsty Henderson, Barbara Shaw.
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Games president Alec Rattray, left, presented the Dan Webster Cup for the best light athlete to Dr Niku Dhillon watched by race starter Niven Duncan.