News 2019-06-29T15:01:58+00:00

Banffshire Burns Supper 2022 – Cancelled

Update - With regret due to current high levels of Covid and ongoing restrictions, this event has been cancelled. The Cornhill Highland Games committee has partnered with Banff Rugby Club to launch the inaugural Banffshire Burns Supper. The event will take place on Saturday 29th January 2022 at Banff Bowling Club.  Doors open 6.30pm for 7.00pm start. Euan McIlwraith will give the Immortal Memory, followed by dancing to Ceilidh Mor. Over 16s are welcome to attend.  Tickets £20 each, includes a 2 course meal, tea/coffee & toast dram.

Cornhill Highland Games 2021 Cancelled

Cornhill Highland Games, which was planned to take place on Saturday 5 June in Cornhill by Banff, has been cancelled. The volunteer committee made the unanimous decision in respect of ongoing restrictions due to Covid-19. Cornhill Highland Games Chairman, James Gregg, said: “It is with much disappointment that we have taken the decision to cancel the 2021 Cornhill Highland Games.  Despite the positive advances being made with vaccinations, there remains a great deal of uncertainty and unknowns in the months ahead and it was therefore deemed unfeasible to

Cornhill Highland Games 2020 Cancelled Following Covid-19 Outbreak

Organisers of the Cornhill Highland Games have confirmed that the 2020 event has been cancelled due to restrictions following the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. The event was due to take place on Saturday 6 June in Cornhill, Aberdeenshire, with plans already at an advanced stage. However, the volunteer committee made the decision in line with the Scottish and UK Governments policy and guidance on large scale gatherings and mindful of the uncertainty which lies ahead in the coming months. Marketing & PR Coordinator, Vivien Rae, said: “It is with

Cornhill Highland Games 2019 Hailed A Success

Organisers of the 2019 Cornhill Games have hailed the event a resounding success. The weather was fair on the day, given the torrential rain which had ensured the day prior, bringing the crowd out in droves.  A strong number of competitors showed up to take part in the light events, heavy events, races and Highland Dancing competitions held throughout the day. Caterers, stall holders and activity providers enjoyed a busy day as the provided for the visitors. Results from all competitions held can be found here. The date

2019 Burns Supper success

The Cornhill Highland Games fundraising Burns Supper held on Saturday 25th January has been hailed a success by organisers. Guests enjoyed traditional haggis, neeps and tatties following the Presentation and Address of the Haggis and were entertained by guest speaker Brian Hutchison.  Hipflask Ceilidh Band played a variety of traditional Scottish dance tunes and modern classics to keep the dancefloor busy throughout the night.  Fundraising efforts on the night included a raffle and whisky bottle roll, generating over £300 for the Games funds. The Games Committee

2019 Burns Supper – Date For Your Diaries

The 2019 Cornhill Highland Games Burns Supper has been scheduled for Saturday 26th January 2019. This year the event will take place at The Fife Lodge, Banff.  Guests will enjoy traditional Burns meal of haggis, neeps and tatties followed by dessert and tea/coffee. Entertainment for the evening will be Hiplflask Ceilidh band, returning following demand after the 2018 Burns Supper event. Tickets priced £25 are available now, contact us to order. We look forward to seeing you there! Photo credit: Becky Saunderson, Banffshire Journal