Clans will gather at Kryal Castle to celebrate everything Scottish in August. Pipe bands, Highland Dancing, Games, Clan Tents, Scottish food and drink and unique historical entertainment. Thousands from the sizeable Scottish diaspora in the Ballarat region are expected to attend the event in the Central Highlands of Victoria, just one hour out of Melbourne for this inaugural event. Chief of the Day will be Simon Abney-Hastings, the 15th Earl of Loudon, who recently attended the coronation of Charles III and officially presented the golden spurs to His Majesty the King during the ceremony.
“The Kryal Castle Highland Spectacular will have all the familiar attractions that you expect from a Highland Gathering but we have included amazing performances from pivotal moments in Scot’s history. Scottish knights and their brave hearted steeds fighting for Scotland. We will see you ready for freedom on August 19th and 20th”, Mr Hamilton, CEO of Kryal Castle said.
The Kryal Castle Highland Spectacular has activities for all ages, including: Massed pipe bands, Highland dancing, Highland Games featuring strong men, clan tents to find out about your ancestry, a whisky dinner with all the Scottish trimmings, performances from Scottish history including the Warriors of Scotland, armoured knights and their mighty steeds and kids’ activities including knight’s school, archery, demonstrations, displays and hands-on learning.
Kryal Castle Highland Spectacular takes place August 19-20th. Tickets are all-inclusive and on sale now. Ticket numbers are limited and are prepurchase only, no tickets will be available at the gate. Tickets are available at https://checkout.roller.app/kryalcastle/products/highlanderspectacular?date=20230819#/sessions. For more event information visit: https://kryalcastle.com.au/highland-spectacular.