Thornton Highland Gathering

The Memorial Park, Thornton is the venue this afternoon for the 164th Thornton Highland Gathering.

This popular annual event has a full programme including a tug-o-war and special entertainment, along with a fairground and licensed refreshment tent.  Joining the event this year will be the Kirkcaldy and District Motor Club who will be exhibiting during the day.

From 12 noon there’s Highland Dancing which is preceded by Pipe Band contests at 11.30am.  There’s also cycling, athletic and heavy events throughout the afternoon, until the march pass of the Massed Pipe Bands at the close.

Action starts at the Thornton Highland Gathering from 11.30am.

Admission on the day: Adults £6/Children and Senior Citizens £3.