The Ceres Highland Games are the longest running free games in Scotland. They've been held on the last Saturday in June every year since 1314; Robert the Bruce granted Ceres the charter to run the games in recognition of their support at the battle of Bannockburn.


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01ceres
Ceres
is busy with the games!
02games
The games are held
on the village green
03highlanddance
There are highland dance competitions
04dancekids
For kids, too!
05pipers
St Andrews pipers
came to play
06pipersmarch
The pipers march away
07sheaftoss
Here is the sheaf toss
08footrace
They have foot races
09kidsrace
Also for kids
10wrestling
And traditional wrestling
11winner
He won!
12menzies
Sir Menzies Campbell
our MP, presided over the games
13bikerace
More racing
this time on bikes
14aberdeentug
And finally, tug of war!
This team came down from Aberdeen to compete. They were very good.
15kilthuddle
A kilted team
in a huddle
16kilttug
And tugging
17davidkilt
David
attended the games in his kilt

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