Balloch Highland Games

July 19, 2014
Balloch, United Kingdom

Highlights of this fantastic spectacle include Highlands dancing, pipe band displays, hammer throwing, tug-of-war, wrestling and, of course, tossing the caber. Pipe bands grades 2-4, nov juvenile and drum majors

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Balloch Highland Games

July 16, 2004
Balloch, Scotland, United Kingdom

Light Music only – commencing 1 p.m. – Entry on Field. Also Junior Piping. Secretary: D. Thornton. 414 Papport, Alexandria. Tel: 01389754995.

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