Imagine a blue sky sporting only wisps of cloud, the warm sun bringing out the freshness of newly-mown grass, the sound of bagpipes tuning up from every corner, and a colourful collection of kilts and highland dancing outfits all coming together on the campus of St. Andrew’s College in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape. Here the Fiddlewoods are highlighted against the Clock Tower.

The street march competition begins.

Under the watchful eye of the judges.

And a drone!

The field was filled with colourful sights and melodious music and the sound of laughter and chatting as people gathered to share their enjoyment of the day.

There was dancing too.

A wonderful day was rounded off with a massed band before all the stall holders packed up their wares, the dancers changed out of their dancing shoes and the pipers went off to celebrate their victories.




10 thoughts on “A HIGHLAND GATHERING

  1. Beautiful captures – looks like something which can be appreciated now that I am over my fear… as a small kind my uncle told me they are cannibals whenever there was Scottish band in a park or somewhere I ran!!


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