Posted by: Rory Brown | July 1, 2011

Coigach Gathering – Achiltibuie tomorrow, July 2nd 2011

A great event in Achiltibuie tomorrow – the annual Coigach Gathering which starts at 12.30 with the piping of Cheiftain Dorothy Miller on to Badentarbet Green.

Here is the programme of events:

1.30     Piping & fiddle competitions.

1.30     Fly-casting competition – until 3.30

1.30     Clay pigeon shoot – last shot at 3.30

1.30     Target shooting – until 4.00

2.00    Hill race – juniors, ladies, men’s & seniors.

3.30    Skiff racing between Coigach & Ullapool skiffs – men’s, women’s, mixed & junior

4.15    Net mending competition

5.00   Tug-o-war

5.00   Stone tower building competition

5.30   Prize giving & prize draw

6.30   Traditional music in tent

9.30   Dance in tent to Grousebeater Soundsystem & The Rogues

Lots of stalls, games and food.

Get along there and enjoy the day – it’s all free to attend. Hope the weather is fine.

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  1. Loving your blog, from another self catering cottage owner in Achiltibuie. I have pointed quite a few of my guests at it because of all the activities you cover in it. Keep up the good work.Looking forward to seeing the film come out, hopefully there will be even more interest in the area off the back of it.

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