Chief: Rt Hon The Earl of Caithness PC

Last updated 22 October 2008 16:37:39

Halkirk Games 2003

The Clan Sinclair was well represented, as usual, at the 100th Halkirk Games on Saturday 26th July, 2003, mainly by the members of the Clan Society in Caithness.  Clan Gunn had an international gathering in Caithness this year. Here is a selection of photographs from the event.

DSC00060.JPG (179431 bytes)  DSC00055.JPG (160760 bytes) DSC00061.JPG (173167 bytes)
The procession led by
Lady Margaret Thurso
Chieftain of the Games
marches from Halkirk to 
the Games Field               
Lord Thurso and his son 
George.  Lord Caithness
follows, and on the right of the picture the Lord Lieutenant of Caithness, Major Graham Dunnett TD
The Procession reaches 
the field
DSC00064.JPG (154920 bytes) DSC00065.JPG (123067 bytes) DSC00068.JPG (125763 bytes)
In the foreground, 
Mr P Murchison,
President of the Games.
Lord Berriedale can be seen behind Lord Caithness, followed by the Honourable Patrick Sinclair
The Procession halts. The Pipe Band is the Strathclyde Police Band.
DSC00069.JPG (123892 bytes) DSC00071.JPG (118492 bytes) DSC00072.JPG (120515 bytes)
Clan Gunn arrives, led by
 the Thurso Pipe Band
Clan Gunn formed behind its Banner
DSC00075.JPG (119559 bytes) DSC00076.JPG (98987 bytes) DSC00078.JPG (86914 bytes)
The massed band marches off Our Chief prepares his banner at the Clan Sinclair Tent, assisted by Clan Sculptor, Shawn Williamson The Banner raised.  Susana Sinclair, an Italian Clan Member looks on
DSC00081.JPG (130433 bytes) DSC00082.JPG (94972 bytes)
A little rain at the end of the Games did not damp spirits in the Clan Sinclair Tent.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Created and maintained by Iain Laird and all rights donated to the Clan Sinclair Trust.
Clan Sinclair Trust. All rights reserved.