Halkirk Games – James Gunn

Halkirk Highland Games, Scotland

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2019 gallery photos

2019 gallery photos

A selection of cracking photos by Caithness photographer Gavin Paul Bird has been added to the gallery section.

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2019 photos & press reports

2019 photos & press reports

Here are some links to the press reports and some cracking photos; Gavin Bird, photos on Facebook; https://www.facebook.com/pg/Gavin.Bird.Photographer/photos/ Caithness Courier report and photos: https://www.johnogroat-journal.co.uk/news/records-tumble-in-the-sunshine-at-halkirk-games-181024/?fbclid=IwAR12DfI2BAsPAaiVT611UWoSGadXHvu00sNJiDe_0v8Pi9rI02uyo5NzLWY Photos on the Caithness community website: http://www.caithness.org/fpb/2019/july/gallery.php?gallery=4 Press & Journal report: https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/highlands/1806722/thousands-flock-to-halkirk-as-norths-premier-games-takes-place-in-glorious-sunshine/

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Games Success

Games Success

The 2019 Games was a scorcher with hot sunny weather for the first time in many years. A crowd of around 3,000 watched some fantastic competition, with five records broken - ground records in the

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Set up progress

Set up progress

The Committee has been hard at work today (Wed) with more tents put up and the main ring progressed. Everything is on target for Saturday.

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Graffiti artist – update

Graffiti artist – update

Graffiti artist Marc Delaye has made great progress today (Wed) by adding a piper and a cyclist to the sides of the Secretary's caravan. Check out his website: www.freshpaint.org

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Competitor Registration

Competitor Registration

Athletes, cyclists and heavies now have to register with the Secretary before 12noon on Games day. Unique numbers will be allocated and these must be worn when competing. The first race (85m sprint) starts at

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Music tent line up

Music tent line up

The music tent will again be hosting lots of local talent and has proved to be a hit with the crowd since it first appeared at Halkirk two years ago. It is organised by Gig

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Graffiti artist

Graffiti artist

A French graffiti artist has been commissioned to brighten up the Secretary's caravan with Highland Games images. It will be ready by Thursday. See our Facebook page for the latest progress photos. It is going

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Trophies plea

Trophies plea

If you have a Games trophy please ensure it is returned on the day. If you are not planning to travel to Halkirk, please give it to someone who is. Every year there are disappointed

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All systems go

All systems go

The Committee has been busy on the Games field over the last few days. 80% of the tents are up and the track is nearly ready. The sideshows have arrived and two rides are ready.

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