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Inaugurated 1864
Member of the S.H.G.A.

Latest News (summary)

29th August 2015 - BHG 2015 First Pictures Now Available

5th August 2015 - BHG 2014 Pictures Now Available

4th August 2015 - Letter from the Chairman

30th July 2014 - Letter from the Chairman

10th Nov 2013 - 2013 Pictures Available

10th July 2013 - Letter from the Chairman

1st July 2013 - Updates to the website

10th July 2012 - Letter from the Chairman

10th July 2012 - Do YOU Fancy becoming a committee member?

12th May 2012 - Mr Robert Steuart Fothringham, former Chieftain, dies peacefully, aged 74

18th July 2011 - Letter from the Chairman

7th July 2011 - Preparation, details for 2011 games, and new pictures

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Page last updated: 11 August 2015

Welcome to the official Birnam Highland Games website.

The Birnam Highland Games are a traditional Scottish Highland Games held amidst stunning Perthshire scenery. The games have been held annually since 1864, and are now held on the last Saturday in August. We warmly invite you to our next family friendly gathering. Experience for yourself the fun and culture that has kept the Games so popular for over 150 years.

The Pipe Band Opening The Games

Events at the Games include:

  • Performances by the Blairgowrie and Rattray Pipe Band, Heavy Events (including Tossing the caber), Solo Piping, Highland Dancing, Field & Track Events, Cycling
  • Fun Fair

Highland Dancing

Unique events at the Birnam Highland Games include the Mad Kiltie Dash and the World Haggis Eating Championship!

The Chieftain

We are always updating this website so check back often!