Every summer from mid-May through until mid-September, more than 60 Highland games are held under the auspices of the Scottish Highland Games Association. These games are spread the length and breadth of the country as well as the Western Isles, and take place almost every Saturday and Sunday as well as midweek during the height of the season.
Council chiefs have announced road closures and waiting restrictions ahead of the Aberdeen Highland Games on Saturday.
Leaders of Aberdeen want to boost the city’s Highland Games to make them as attractive as the Braemar Gathering and Aboyne Games.
Highland games across Scotland bring in around £25 million to the national economy each year.
An annual highland games event has been hailed a success by its organisers one year after a freak storm brought the last competition to an abrupt end.
Applications are now open for trade and charity stalls at this year’s Highland Games.
Stephanie Vandem is an artist based in the north-east who regularly exhibits in the area. Her latest work is inspired by the heavy weight events seen in the highland games.
The proceeds from a prestigious Moray school’s Highland Games gathering have gone towards improving the lives of some of the area’s most vulnerable people.
Jack Meredith doesn’t usually get far without a thumbs up from fellow drivers or even an enthusiastic beep, but it’s difficult to blend in when your set of wheels dates back to 1902.
One of Speyside’s most popular highland games has returned to its traditional intimate home on the banks of the great river.
Parking advice has been issued as Inverness prepares to be swamped by visitors for a trio of events in the city this weekend.
Details have been announced of what is set to be the busiest summer weekend of shows and festivities in Inverness's social calendar.
Two records were broken and a brave decision to have the Tain Highland Gathering revert to Saturday was vindicated at the weekend.
For the second time in as many weeks, the centre of Forres came alive with the sound of pipes at the weekend.
A new Highland Games centre for Braemar has moved a step closer after planning permission was granted.
Thousands of people from across the north-east and beyond visited Aberdeen's Highland Games yesterday for a day of tradition and fun in the sun.
A Highland games stalwart is among those who have been included on this year's Queen's Honours list.
The 20th anniversary of a tiny north-east village's Highland Games will go down as one of the most eventful in its history after festivities had to be cut short due to bizarre weather.
Final preparations are being made for a tiny community's annual Highland Games.
Thousands descended on Speyside at the weekend as the Gordon Castle Highland Games were extended to two days for the first time.
For almost 200 years, the men of Lonach have marched through the ancient glens of Strathdon proudly wielding their traditional pikes and sporting their historic tartans.
A Moray Highland Games event has received a boost as organisers prepare to expand it to two days for the first time in a century.
A highland games in Moray is going back to its roots and celebrating the event's expansion to two days.
Prince Charles has agreed to champion one of Scotland's most ancient sporting traditions.
Stephanie Vandem’s solo exhibition focuses on the idea of ‘lifting’. We explore the ideas behind Stephanie’s paintings.
This year, the Lonach Highland Gathering and Games is being held for the 175th time and to mark the milestone it will feature one of the largest marches of Highlanders in its history.
Two film crews will turn their cameras on one of the north-east's most popular Highland games this weekend to pay tribute to a legendary local strongman.
One of Aberdeenshire's oldest Highland Games is calling for members of the public to help them celebrate its history in the weeks leading up to the event.
The landmark 175th Tomintoul and Strathavon Highland Games retained its famed spirit despite being hit with wind and rain.
Heavyweights, athletes and Highland dancers turned out in force this weekend for the 86th Oldmeldrum Games.
It’s time to start practising your caber tossing and tug o’ war skills – the season for Highland Games is almost upon us. VisitScotland tells explains what you can expect at a Scottish Highland Games. SPORTING PROWESS