Events 2017

What’s being planned for 2017

Scottish Orienteering Championships Saturday 18 Feb – Forres – Scottish Night Championships – Level C
Sunday 19th Feb – Lossiemouth – Scottish Sprint Championships – Level C
This fantastic sport is suitable for all ages and fitness levels and events will usually have courses suitable for families when the events take place in local parks, green spaces and forested areas that have suitable paths for family groups. As you can take part at your own pace our unique sport is suitable for all including toddlers, pensioners and the disabled. Special thanks to Andy Bary for the video.The Moray Walking and Outdoor Festival takes place Friday 16 June to Sunday 25 June 2017. Scotland’s Midsummer Walking Festival will have walks, events and activities for all ages and abilities. Let the Moray Walking and Outdoor Festival take you on an adventure. Enjoy long Midsummer days exploring Moray’s world renowned golden coasts, hills and forests full of hidden fauna and flora, whisky coloured rivers and towns with stories to tell and culture to experience.There’s something for everyone – guided walks, talks and events along side outdoor activities, walking challenges and endurance races!

The European Pipe Band Championships 2017, will be held on 24th June 2017, involving thousands of pipers and drummers  from far and wide. With pipe band and drum majors competing across a number of grades in four arenas there will be an stunning spectacle of colour as well as amazing playing!  Special thanks to ‘rennieaj’ for this great video.

Forres Highland Games will take place on Saturday 8th July in Grant Park, Forres.
Traditional Highland Games with massed Pipe Bands, Tug o’ War, Heavy events, Solo Piping, Athletics, Highland dancing Grass Cycling, a road Race and Pipe band competition.