Well, what a fantastic day we had yesterday (13th Aug)! Probably one of the best we have ever had. One or two hiccups but, hey, we can live with that. Have to say a huge well done to everyone involved, particularly the boys on the Committee who put in a sterling effort to get that field looking as good as it did and for all the work they were still doing after everyone had gone home, particulary Alasdair Grant, Tom & Morag Robb and the Scouts Thank you too to everyone who made the effort to come along and enjoy the day. We had some great competitions, one record broken (22lb Hammer) and one nearly (Pole Vault) and a good turn-out of competitors all round. Well done to Connie too for being a terrific Chieftain. I think she enjoyed her day. Thanks again everyone for making all the work we put into it very worthwhile. See you all next year!
Hope to see you all again next year!
23 July 2018Sad News
It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing on Saturday 21 July of our Honorary President Mr Murray Macleod. Murray and the late Wattie Louden were responsible for reinstating Tain Highland Gathering in 1993 and it was their hard work and determination that has brought us to where we are today. He was Gathering Chieftain in 2003. I, personally, will be forever grateful to Murray for all his help and guidance over the years and the thoughts of everyone associated with the Gathering are very much with Ewan, Alasdair and their families, and Kenneth, at this sad time. Murray's funeral service will take place in Tain Parish Church on Saturday 28 July at 10.30am and thereafter to Creich Cemetery, Bonar Bridge. RIP Mr Macleod - you will be sorely missed.