An impressive array of Chieftains who attended in 2008 - Wattie Louden, Murray Macleod, Gordon Forbes, Jamie Stone, Gordon bannerman, Roddy Robertson, Eddie Mackenzie, Bill Lumsden (Glenmorangie), Steven Burgess, Tommy Smart, John Wynne, Ruaridh Mackenzie and Forbie Urquhart.
Below are some photos from 2009 Gathering - enjoy!
A view of the Parade down the High Street (in my 15 odd years of being involved in the Games, this is the first time I have seen it! (Fiona)
Murray leading the parade
Murray leading the Pipe Band and the Chieftain's parade round the field
Some of our Chieftains in the parade
Chieftain 2009 Alasdair Rhind
Alasdair leading the Chieftains
Clan Ross Chief, David Ross of Ross and Balnagowan and members of the Clan Ross who held their clan gathering in Tain and joined our parade.
Ross & Cromarty Pipes and Drums School Band who were also joined by members of Tain Pipe Band for the parade
Presentation of the Cromach
2009 Chieftain Alasdair Rhind being presented with his official cromach from 2008 Chieftain, Edward Mackenzie.
Vice Pres Gordon Forbes, President Gordon Bannerman, Chieftain Alasdair Rhind and Dancing Convenor Mary Watt having a laugh
Some of the very impressive Games trophies
The dancers demonstrating the Highland Fling for the spectators
Donnie Aird, Ronnie Maclean and Wattie Louden having a yarn
Sandy and Charlie, our heavyweight judges
Some of the Chieftain's wives with Alasdair Rhind and George Sutherland and his lovely Ford car
Tain Pipe Band
(photo courtesy of Brian Hunt)
(fantastic photo courtesy of Brian Hunt)
2012 Chieftain Dr Bill Lumsden, Director of Distilling, Whisky Creation & Whisky Stocks with The Glenmorangie Co. Ltd.
Duncan MacGillivary and Murray Macleod at 2012 Gathering
The Heavies who competed in 2012
The Glenmorangie Cabers - the longest (24'6") and heaviest (75 kilos) on the Games circuit
A selection of photos from Gatherings.