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Scottish Highland Gathering

Highland Dancers
Highland Dancers

The Combined Scottish Societies of N.S.W. Inc.

144th Annual Highland Gathering

The sound of pipers will echo throughout Sydney's Hills District for the annual gathering of the Clans at Castle Hill Showground. The Scottish Highlands come to the Hills!

A huge family entertainment event with everything Scottish proudly supported by The Hills Shire Council and Sydney Hills Tourism.

See the lasses in the 2013 NSW State Highland Dancing Championships

Hear Australia's best at the 2013 NSW Pipe Band Championships

Trans Tasman Heavy Events Challenge watch the big men undertake feats of strength like Throwing the Hammer, Tossing the Caber and Weight Over the Bar.

There is something to keep the family busy all day including:

  • Clan Stalls
  • Children's Races
  • Children's Entertainment 
  • Haggis Hurl
  • Food & Drink
  • Dog Display
  • Vintage Cars 
  • Scottish Country Dancing
  • Kilted Dash (Junior and Senior)

The day concludes with the Massed Pipe Bands marching and performing around the Showground with powerful music to make the hairs on your neck stand on end. An event not to be missed

Scottish Highland Band
Scottish Highland Band


Castle Hill Showground is located on the corner of Showground and Carrington Roads, Castle Hill. Entry is via Doran Drive which is off Carrington Road. Signs will be displayed on the day. PARKING IS FREE!

By Public Transport

Bus services operate from both Castle Hill Shops (outside David Jones in Old Castle Hill Road) and Parramatta Station.

From Castle Hill Shops - every hour from 7.45am to 5.45pm.

From Parramatta Station - every hour from 7.40am to 5.40pm.

Sunday 3rd November 2013
9am - 5pm
Adults $15, Students 5-16yrs $5, Concession $10
Castle Hill Showground, cnr Showground and Carrington Rds, (Entry via Doran Drive), Castle Hill
Tickets at the gate.
Combined Scottish Societies of NSW Inc.
(02) 9524 4943 or (02) 9871 3593 or (02) 9625 0840



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