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The Strowan Gathering

Come along to a gathering in the Scottish Highland tradition. Hosted by St Andrew’s College in partnership with the Canterbury Caledonian Society Pipe Band, join us for this free event as we celebrate all things Scottish, with a hint of Christmas cheer!

Featuring piping, drumming, Highland dancing, Scottish country dancing, and a Pipe Band contest.

With a bouncy castle, food vendors and a licensed bar, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this fun, family day out!

When: Sunday 4 December, 9.00am–5.00pm
Where: St Andrew’s College Field

This is a free, non-ticketed event!

What’s Happening When:

  • 9.00am–11.00am: Solo Piping Competition
  • 9.30am–1.00pm: Highland Dancing
  • 10.00am–12.00pm: Solo Drumming
  • 12.00pm: Pipe Band Contest (8 Pipe Bands competing)
  • and more...!

Pipe Band Golf Ball Drop Fundraiser
Get your raffle ticket for the Pipe Band Committee’s Golf Ball Drop fundraiser to be drawn at the Strowan Gathering. 1000 numbered golf balls will be dropped from a helicopter 30m in the air. The closest 10 balls to the pin will win a prize. $4000 in cash prizes to be won – first prize $2000 cash!