33rd annual Lowland Gathering this Sunday

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It’s that time of year when Girvan is gearing up to host its annual Lowland Gathering.

The 33rd annual Carrick Lowland Gathering organised by Girvan and District Attractions and Entertainments Association will take place on Sunday 1st June at 12.45 at Victory Park and will be opened by this years Chieftain, Elaine Mitchell.

Elaine is a local girl who has helped raise a phenomenal amount for cancer charities over the last decade through organising the ‘Breakthrough for breast cancer walks’.

To date £55,000 has been raised and shortly after the Lowland Gathering the tenth walk will take place on Sunday June 7th.

At the Lowland Gathering itself, there will be all the usual activities to keep people of all ages entertained throughout the day.

There will be a pipe band competition, a Highland Dance competition run by Aileen Robertson school of dance and there will also be a heavy weight competition.

Added to that, there will be the typical fairground rides for you to enjoy as well as trade and local charity stalls for you to look at as well as burger and ice cream vans and a coffee stall.

Owl Magic, a premier owl display company will be in attendance as well.

And in something new for this year, the Yeomanry will also be making an appearance at Victory Park.

The Girvan Attractions committee hope to see you all there on Sunday showing your support for a fantastic annual event and they thank everybody who has supported them over the years and continue to make this happen.

They include their sponsors which include South Ayrshire Council and Girvan Community Council.

The Attractions committee would especially like to thank those who help with the hospitality tent and thank the Youth Football team for use of the pavillion.

Finally a thanks to the sponsors who participate in the Lowland Gathering programme.

Here’s hoping for good weather on Sunday to ensure another successful Lowland Gathering!